Here’s what the Loop is reading today:

Here we go — That sequester we’ve been hearing so much about? It’s so on.

Drop in the bucket — Del. Eleanor Homes Norton’s (D-D.C.) donating her pay to federal workers during the sequester.

Bashing the feds — Threats of furloughs are just the latest problem for the federal workers. They’ve recently had to contend with folks who think they are “an overpaid and underworked leech.”

BFFs — Dear leader’s got a new bestie — Dennis Rodman promises to be his pal.