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The GOP’s wish list for D.C.

D.C. Council member David Grosso following Wednesday’s swearing-in ceremony at the Washington Convention Center. (Matt McClain/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

Best (and slightly shameless) RGIII name-drop: Props to Orange, who included the Redskins’ star quarterback in his recitation of all things going right for D.C. (RGIII could just as well be claimed by Prince George’s and Loudoun County, where he plays and lives, respectively.) “We had no quarterback, now we have RGIII!” said Orange to loud applause.

Most uses of “Yes, we can” in speech: Orange, who used the Obama ’08 campaign phrase some 10 times in his acceptance speech.

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Martin Austermuhle blogs at DCist . The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.


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