— Monday tweet from Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who quickly explained in a follow-up tweet that the message was accidental. According to Urban Dictionary, “fgi” is an Internet abbreviation for “f---ing Google it.”
Speaking of funny abbreviations, an HOH spy points out that President Barack Obama’s new slogan, “Win the Future,” which is expected to be included in his State of the Union address, can be abbreviated as the popular phrase “WTF.”
Leaders from military and veterans service organizations joined Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Kelly Ayotte , R-N.H., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at a press conference to urge the Senate to replace a provision in the budget proposal that cuts retirement benefits for veterans. Wicker, Ayotee, and Graham earlier called for a bipartisan solution to replace the $6.3 billion in cuts to military retiree benefits.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.