Democratic senator calls in lobbyists to organize against spending cuts. — ABC News

When patronage appointments go wrong: Luxembourg addition. — TPM

No corporate cash for 2012 Democratic convention. — Politico

Fundraising parties this weekend: John Conyers’ Superbowl luncheon and Sanford Bishop’s Superbowl Bash.

Reading this hilarious ten year old Vanity Fair article about congressional staffers today. Enjoy! — Vanity Fair

Packers over Steelers.