Good morning everyone:
A relatively quiet week, but still somewhat busy. Frankly, we're glad to be back in the friendly confines of home with Mrs. SSJ and our two pups, one of which ate a blue pen in our office and dragged ink across new carpeting — on National Pet Day of all occasions. The pup had blue paws for a while. Not the kind of problem one generally has to worry about at the Capitol. Lesson: Don't leave the office door open at night. Now onto the significant stories we published last week and other news you may . . .