Lazy Sunday: The D.C. Council approved an alcohol regulations rewrite yesterday that would allow the District’s liquor stores to stay open on Sunday. +5

Election Hijinks: The Washington Post reports that federal investigators have a new angle: whether Vince Gray‘s campaign workers offered to hide donors’ names from disclosure forms. -2

Back Off, Congress: Texas Rep. Ted Poe‘s bill to build a national World War I memorial—-as opposed to nationalizing the District’s, like Poe first wanted—-passed a committee today. +2

Man About Town No More: WTOP reporter Bob Madigan‘s “Man About Town” society reporting is being discontinued by the station. -1

Tuesday’s Needle rating: 32 Today’s score: +4 Wednesday’s Needle rating: 36