Here’s a quick look back at our best-read items of 2011:
11.) Hurricane Irene moves north, FEMA sets expectations (Aug. 25)
8.) What might a government shutdown look like? (Feb. 17)
5.) Government shutdown: Facts and figures (Feb. 24)
3.) The Federal Eye landing page (bookmark it!): www.washingtonpost.com/federaleye
2.) Army slashing 8,700 jobs as budget cuts begin (Dec. 9)
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For more, check out The Post’s Best of 2011 for a deeper look at the biggest topics and trends of the year.