Here’s what the Loop is reading this morning:


Dennis Kucinich won’t run in Washington state. (Lisa DeJong/AP)

Our colleague Rachel Weiner reports that he’s decided against it.

“We shall meet again,” he tells supporters in a goodbye letter..

Georgia on their minds — A spat between the government of the republic of Georgia and an opposition party leader has been very good for Washington lobbyists. Our colleague Dan Eggen reports that a Georgian billionaire has spent more than a million bucks with a half-dozen firms, while the Georgian government has ponied up at least $375,000.

Any way you slice it — At a pit stop at Taylor deli, President Obama ordered sandwiches before heading to a meeting with Capitol Hill leaders. Key detail: “Obama ordered a 12-inch Spruce Street hoagie, which has roast turkey, prosciutto, roasted red peppers and sharp provolone.”