Donald Trump willing to pay to keep White House tours going

March 11, 2013

EARLIER ON THE FIX:

The New York City soda ban explained

Change is afoot at The Fix!

Intrade, RIP

Repealing Obamacare is a nonstarter, but many Americans don’t like the law

Did President Obama “divide the country” in 2012? No worse than usual.

Why ‘Mr. Smith’ can’t make it to Washington — in 1 chart

Read Bobby Jindal’s Gridiron Dinner speech

President Obama’s 3-day Capitol Hill stand (and what else is Congress doing this week?)

How Obama’s Cabinet will shape his second term

‘The Daily Show’ on the papal election (VIDEO)

Why President Obama’s charm offensive is headed for pressure testing — right away

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:

* Judd Because: Senate Democrats' campaign arm isn't committing publicly to backing Ashley Judd yet.

* Executive Decision: Cuyahoga County Executive and former FBI special agent Ed FitzGerald (D) formed an exploratory committee for governor of Ohio. FitzGerald is seen by many Democrats as the strongest potential challenger to Gov. John Kasich (R).

* Gay GOP Activist Eyeing Graham Challenge: Bruce Carroll, a founder of the national Republican group GOProud, will resign his position to consider a primary challenge to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).

* I'll Pick Up The Tab: Donald Trump said he'd to pay to fund White House tours that have been canceled because of sequestration.

* The Maine Event: On the menu for Obama's Thursday lunch with Senate Republicans: University of Maine Lobster, Fox Family potato chips and Wild Maine Blueberry pie. (Maine Sen. Susan Collins (R) picked the menu.)

* What Can Brown Do For You? Former senator Scott Brown is joining the law firm Nixon Peabody LLP.

* Hacked! Former secretary of state Colin Powell's Facebook account was hacked.

Politics And Pints: Don't miss it! Beer. Pizza. Political trivia. What more could you want? 7 PM. Cap Lounge. Deets here.

THE FIX MIX:

Just another day at the office.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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