The Money

Great tape of DC almost-congressman Eleanor Holmes Norton dialing for dollars from a lobbyist. The lobbyist isn't home, but this transaction is so routine, there's no reason voicemail won't suffice.

Norton's fundraising dwarfed Sloan's, and a Washington Post poll conducted in August found that the incumbent remained broadly popular in the city, with 78 percent of registered District voters saying they had a favorable impression of her.