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Quote of note
"My fragrance—"Success"—is flying off the shelves @Macys. The perfect Christmas gift!" – Donald Trump, writing on Twitter today in response to the “Dump Trump” petition that is urging Macy’s to drop Trump’s products. The SignOn.org petition wants Macy’s to distance itself from Trump, mainly because of his involvement with the birther movement.
News to know
Gen. John Allen, the chief U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is under investigation because of the David Petraeus scandal. Allen allegedly sent inappropriate emails to a woman involved in the Petraeus affair. Meanwhile, some are questioning how the FBI got involved in Petraeus’ case in the first place.
Hot video: Paul Ryan speaks out for first time since election
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says he has a lot to do in Washington.
GateHouse News Service