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Washington Mocking his critics, President Barack Obama boasted Tuesday that 7.1 million people have signed up for his health-care law, an unexpected comeback after a disastrous rollout sent his poll numbers plummeting and stirred fears among Democrats facing re-election this fall. “The debate over repealing this law is over,” he declared. It’s “here to stay.” But the late enrollment surge may do little to change the political dynamics heading into the midterm elections, particularly for Democrats running in conservative states where the health law and the president himself remain deeply unpopular. Even Obama’s advisers acknowledge that the public’s views on the law are unlikely to shift signiﬁcantly between now and November. 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CAROLYN KASTER (AP) Death Toll Climbs to 27 At Washington Mudslide The official death toll from Washington state’s mudslide has increased to 27, with the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office saying 19 victims have been positively identified. (AP) Where Do Republicans Go From Here? The desire among Republicans to fully dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature achievement remains tempting, especially for tea party members who have significant clout in the House. Speaker John Boehner declared Monday that House Republicans will keep working to repeal the law, and he announced yet another vote this week to undo a portion. And then there’s House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., above, who unveiled a spending proposal Tuesday that would slash more than $5 trillion in federal spending over the next decade — primarily by repealing the Affordable Care Act. 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Lanier said she believes the dayslong search of the 700-acre Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Northeast will end in the next day or so. If they turn up empty, she said, police will not stop looking for Relisha. “The investigation will not end when the search [in the park] ends,” “We found nothing that has helped us with our search for Relisha.” — D.C. POLICE CHIEF CATH Y L A NIER, ON A SEARCH OF KENILWORTH PARK THAT DISCOVERED THE BODY OF THE SUSPECTED ABDUCTOR BUT NOT OTHER CLUES AS TO THE 8-YEAR-OLD’S WHEREABOUTS Lanier said. “This is one component of the investigation.” Police went to the park six days ago after receiving tips that led them to believe they may ﬁnd Relisha’s potential “gravesite,” the chief said. Instead, on Monday they found the body of Kahlil Tatum, the 51-year-old janitor who worked at the shelter where Relisha and her family lived. Tatum is believed to have taken Relisha weeks ago. Tatum’s body was found in a shed with a self-inﬂicted gunshot wound to the head and had been there anywhere from 36 hours to several days, Lanier said. His eyeglasses and a gun were found next to him, but no other clues that point to Relisha’s whereabouts. Relisha was last seen on March 1, a few days after her mother, Shamika Young, allowed Tatum to take the girl, police said. Off icials have said Tatum bought 42-gallon trash bags on March 2, and was seen spending time at Kenilworth park the same day. The search of the park began last week and continued Tuesday. Teams also searched vacant homes in the area hoping to ﬁnd the girl’s body, police said. 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Ofﬁcials plan to focus on ﬁve of the county’s 15 Metro stations, using investment in infrastructure, ﬁnancial incentives and regulatory policies to jump-start development. The goal, ofﬁcials say, is to focus on sites that show the most potential to turn into vibrant urban centers where people can work, live and play. The intent also is to send “We are the last jurisdiction with … this type of development opportunity by our Metro stations.” — DAV ID IA NNUCCI, A SENIOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISER TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE RUSHERN BAKER III a message to developers and investors that the county is willing to take “dramatic steps” to encourage development around transit. The county’s Metro stations are largely surrounded by undeveloped property, and therefore untapped economic potential. With the new initiative the county could accelerate projects that are deemed high quality and that promote walkable communities around the Branch Avenue, Largo Town Center, New Carrollton, Prince George’s Plaza and Suitland Metro stations. Targeting a short list of stations is consistent with the county’s Plan 2035 recommendation to methodically build downtowns similar to the one near the Silver Spring Metro station. LUZ LAZO (THE WASHINGTON POST) Get Inspired! Make YOUR Next Step Count!! Cherry Blossoms or Bust? A model developed by researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle predicts that D.C.’s cherry trees will reach peak bloom April 10. In early winter, trees enter a dormant period. Cold temperatures make the trees “wake up.” The colder it is, the earlier this happens. After the trees awake, warm temperatures cause them to bloom. The warmer it is in late winter and early spring, the earlier the trees bloom. From 1991 to 2013, the model has been quite accurate, typically off by only a couple of days. (THE WASHINGTON POST) Predicted Peak Actual Peak 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 In Brief FAIRFAX COUNTY Va. Officer’s Son Arrested After Taking Cruiser Out The son of a Fairfax County police officer has been arrested for taking his father’s cruiser out for a high-speed drive and activating the emergency lights, wearing a police uniform shirt and firing a gun, authorities said. James Michael Puebla Berling, 27, of Centreville, Va., and an acquaintance are facing a number of charges. (THE WASHINGTON POST) ROCKVILLE Average daily temperature during peak, Sept. 15 - April 15 March 23 March 28 April 2 (average bloom date) April 7 April 12 Now Accepting Applications For Fall 2014 This Unique Program provides: A path to earn your Master of Public Management degree in as little as ﬁfteen months with our convenient two Friday afternoons and two Saturdays per month schedule. 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Congress grills automaker after it failed to issue a timely recall Washington Five years ago, Sarah Trautwein, 19, lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt on Interstate 95 near Charleston, S.C. Her car began to run off the road, authorities said, causing her to overcorrect and hit a tree in the median. She died instantly. Her family took small comfort in the idea that she had fallen asleep at the wheel. At least, they thought, she died in peace. So they were shaken in recent weeks when they learned about similar crashes tied to a faulty ignition switch that caused Cobalts and other small GM cars to switch off while in motion, stiffening their brakes and steering, and disabling their air bags. “This opens up a whole new thing. It is kind of crazy,” said Phil Trautwein, Sarah’s brother. Last week, the family learned from police that Sarah’s air bag had never deployed — as was the case for 12 others who died in accidents that GM has linked to the defect. Congress opened hearings Tuesday into GM’s handling of the faulty ignition switches. Among the questions: Why did it take years for a safety defect to be announced? GM has admitted knowing for at least Timeline A report on the Saturn Ion notes problems with the ignition switch but says a design change solved the problems. 2001 GM OKs the design, even though it was told that it didn’t meet specifications. Feb. 2002 A service technician reports that a Saturn Ion stalled while driving and that the weight of the owners’ keys had worn down the ignition switch. 2003 J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE (AP) ing manager closes a probe, saying an ignition switch fix would take too long and cost too much. July 29, 2005 Amber Marie Rose March 2005 The Cobalt engineer- The parents of four people killed in crashes involving Cobalts — from left, Kim Langley, Laura Christian, Randal Rademaker and Mary Ruddy — gather Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington before congressional hearings on how GM handled a recall. CONGRESSIONAL HEARING A 57-Cent Solution? The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths would have cost 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors’ new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect. At a hearing on Capitol Hill before a House subcommittee, GM’s Mary Barra acknowledged that the company took too long to act. She promised changes at GM that would prevent such a lapse from happening again but admitted that she didn’t know why it took years for the defect to be announced. She deflected many questions about what went wrong, saying an internal investigation is underway. Barra and David Friedman, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will continue testimony before a Senate subcommittee today. (AP) a decade that the switches were defective. Yet it didn’t start recalling 2.6 million Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other small cars until February. Susan Hayes, 49, of Ticonderoga, N.Y., said she received a recall notice in February for her son’s silver Chevrolet Cobalt. By then, her son, Ryan Quigley, 23, had been dead for more than two years. He and a friend were killed when Quigley’s Cobalt veered off the road and plunged over an embankment. Hayes learned that her son had been drinking and was not wearing a seat belt and settled on that as an explanation for his death until she learned about the ignition-switch problems. About a month ago, she learned from police that the air bags in the car had never deployed. Samantha Denti of Tom’s River, N.J., said her 2005 Cobalt lost power three times on the highway, nearly causing accidents as motorists swerved to avoid hitting her. “All of a sudden, my car went from 45 to 0 within seconds,” Denti said. “This car was surely a death trap. … My hope is that the horror stops right now.” MICHAEL A. FLETCHER (THE WASHINGTON POST ) dies in a crash in her 2005 Cobalt. NHTSA contractors found that the Cobalt’s ignition had moved out of the “run” position and into the “accessory” position, which cut off power to power steering and air bags. GM dealers are told to tell Cobalt owners to take excess items off key chains. Dec. 2005 employees learns of the 2005 fatal crash. By the end of the year, GM has data on nine crashes. March 2007 A group of GM study of faulty air bags. Two months later, a NHTSA panel decides not to open a formal probe. GM launches a probe into some Cobalts and Pontiac G5s to determine why air bags didn’t deploy in crashes. In 2012, the probe is closed with no findings. Sept. 2007 NHTSA proposes a 2011 What’s wrong with the ignition switch? If jostled, the faulty switches turn off the engine abruptly while the car is in motion, disabling the air bags and causing the brakes and power steering to stiffen. “At the core of the problem is a part in the vehicle’s ignition switch that is 1.6 millimeters less ‘springy’ than it should be. Because this part produces weaker tension, ignition keys … may turn off the engine if shaken just the right way,” NPR reported. What did GM know and when? See the timeline at right. Why didn’t federal regulators do anything? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration contacted GM about consumer complaints in 2007. The agency considered investigating why air bags in some GM cars failed to deploy but on two occasions decided there wasn’t enough evidence to act. The NHTSA said it launched probes into three crashes linked to the faulty switches, but they “were stymied by a host of complicating factors.” What’s the issue here, legally speaking? Whether GM was intentionally misleading when it delayed disclosing and correcting the problem with the faulty ignition switch. Automakers are required by law to report deaths, injuries and other defect-related information to federal authorities in a timely fashion. However, the Justice Department, which has launched a criminal investigation into GM, could go after it for wire fraud. (T WP) Incoming CEO Mary Barra learns about the ignition switch defect. Dec. 2013 Feb. 13 GM recalls begin and are later expanded. Why didn’t GM do anything? That’s what Congress and federal investigators are trying to figure out. One theory is that GM’s corporate culture discourages discussion of bad news. GM has said that engineers struggled for years to pinpoint the source of the problem. A House committee report is revealed with details on 133 warranty claims filed with GM between 2003 and 2012 detailing customer complaints of engine stalling when they drove over a bump or brushed keys with their knees. (AP) Tuesday 14 | E X P R E S S | 0 4 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 4 | W E D N E S D AY Sports Walking Into a New Role FRANK FRANKLIN II (AP) Espinosa comes off the bench for a huge at-bat in the opener Nationals Danny Espinosa never took a day in the major leagues for granted, he said, and his first day back since last summer’s demotion filled him with excitement. He missed the preparation, the team bus rolling to a visiting stadium, playing in front of 40,000 people. He missed the stakes. Coach Tony Bennett led the Cavaliers to an ACC title this season. Bennett Eyes New Contract College Basketball Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has begun negotiating a lucrative contract extension with athletic director Craig Littlepage, less than a week after the team’s memorable season ended in the Sweet 16, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. Bennett, who is currently signed through 2019, is also in the process of obtaining raises and new contracts for his coaching staff. Upon being hired by Virginia before the 2009-10 season, Bennett agreed to a ﬁve-year contract with an annual salary of $1.7 million. When the Cavaliers qualiﬁed for the NCAA tournament in 2011, he inked a ﬁve-year extension that did not raise his compensation level. But Bennett is likely due a substantial raise, particularly after Virginia Tech signed new coach Buzz Williams to a seven-year contract worth $18.2 million. MARK GIANNOTTO (THE WASHINGTON POST) Up Next: Nats at Mets TODAY 7:10 P.M., MASN2 On Monday, Espinosa watched from the dugout for three hours as the Nationals and New York Mets scrapped. Then he provided the fulcrum of the afternoon. He came to the plate with two out in the ninth inning. The Nationals trailed by one run. Those 40,000 people frothed for him to make the ﬁnal out. He reminded himself: stay calm. Espinosa’s role will evolve over the season. The Nationals know for certain only that he will contribute. In Monday’s 9-7 opening day victory, they asked him to keep the game alive, and he gave them what teammates considered the most important plate appearance of the afternoon. Espinosa’s hardearned, eight-pitch walk underscored both his new approach and the reason the Nationals have kept Danny Espinosa played in just 44 games with the Nationals in 2013, as he spent a chunk of the season in the minors. their faith in him. “I was just trying to get on base right there,” Espinosa said. “It’s nice to be the hero. But I was just trying to extend the inning.” One year ago, Espinosa began the season entrenched as the starting second baseman, but the Nationals sent him to Triple-A after two dismal, strikeout-packed months. They view him now not as trade bait, reclamation project or broken player. They view him as a utility inﬁelder who will play “regularly,” manager Matt Williams said. “I’ve been telling you guys all winter I think he’s a valuable piece “I love where he’s at. … It’s not going to be an easy road for him, but it looks like he’s up for the challenge.” — N ATS SHORTSTOP IA N DE SMOND ON TEAMMATE DANNY ESPINOSA to this club,” Williams said. “He brings a lot to the table, not just defensively but offensively for us.” Would Espinosa have had the patience and the plate discipline last season? “I don’t know,” he said. But we do know this: In 130 big league, left-handed plate appearances in 2013, Espinosa walked three times. The process will continue all season. He will adjust to a new role, coming off the bench and spelling regulars. “I’ll have to adapt as I go,” Espinosa said. “I’ve never had to deal with it. It’s going to be a process that I’ll kind of learn as I go along.” The coming season will not always seem as exciting and as fun for Espinosa as opening day. But he has made changes necessary for the Nationals to welcome him back. ADAM KILGORE (THE WASHINGTON POST ) DAVID GOLDMAN (AP) Gio Gonzalez Bartolo Colon 11-8, 3.36 ERA (2013) 18-6, 2.65 ERA (2013) TV Lineup WIZARDS (7 P.M., CSN) The Wizards (38-36) need one more win or a New York Knicks loss to clinch their first playoff berth since 2008. Washington could seal a postseason spot with a victory tonight over the lowly Celtics. Jackson, Redskins Get Close: The Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson have made progress toward a deal, but by Express’ deadline the two sides had not finalized an agreement, two people with knowledge of the situation said. Jackson arrived at Redskins Park on Monday evening and went to dinner with coach Jay Gruden and members of the coaching staff. He also spent time with wide receiver Pierre Garcon and cornerback DeAngelo Hall late Monday night. More meetings were held Tuesday as Washington front-office officials and Jackson’s representative continued negotiations. (THE WASHINGTON POST ) W E D N E S D AY | 0 4 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | 15 Sports Woods Out of Masters After Back Surgery Four-time champion at Augusta will miss tourney for ﬁrst time Golf Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months, knowing the surgery would keep him from Augusta National next week for the ﬁrst time since he was in high school. The No. 1 player in the world is a four-time Masters champion. “After attempting to get ready for the Masters, and failing to make the necessary progress, I decided in consultation with my doctors to have this procedure done,” Woods said. “I’d like to express my disappointment to the Augusta National membership, staff, volunteers and patrons that I will not be at the Masters. “It’s a week that’s very special to me,” he said. “It also looks like I’ll be forced to miss several upcoming tournaments to focus on my rehabilitation and getting healthy.” The Masters gets the highest television ratings of any golf tournament, and while Woods last won a green jacket in 2005, he commands most of the attention. He won his ﬁrst Masters in 1997 when he set 20 records, from youngest Masters champion (21) to his 12-shot margin of victory. Woods has been coping with back issues since last summer — a twinge in the ﬁnal round of the PGA Championship, spasms in the ﬁnal round of The Barclays that caused him to fall to his knees, and then it returned with alarming regularity during the Florida swing. He withdrew after 13 holes in the ﬁnal round of the Honda Classic with what he described as lower back pain and spasms. Woods shot the highest ﬁnal round of his career at Doral a week later when he said his back ﬂared up again in the ﬁnal round. He skipped the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where he was the twotime defending champion, to rest his back and do everything possible to be at Augusta National next week. Recovery can take several weeks and doctors typically advise against bending and twisting the back until patients are completely healed. DOUG FERGUSON (AP) Tiger Woods said on his website he had surgery Monday for a pinched nerve. 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University President-Elect Michael Lovell said in a statement that Wojciechowski has “led under one of the top coaches in the nation” in Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. Lovell said he “quickly became confident and convinced” that Wojciechowski was the right ﬁt. He takes over for Buzz Williams, who left for Virginia Tech last month. He led Marquette to a 139-69 record and five NCAA Steve Wojciechowski, front, was named Marquette’s new coach Tuesday. tou r na ment appea ra nces i n six seasons but missed the tournament this year. Wojciechowski becomes the second Krzyzewski assistant in two years to land a head coaching job at a program in a major conference. Chris Collins just ﬁnished his ﬁrst season at Northwestern. “I come from an environment where the expectation is to win, and that is why I chose Marquette,” Wojciechowski said. I n t e r i m M a r q u e t t e a t hletic director Bill Cords said Wojciechowski was the only ﬁnalist who wasn’t already a head coach. “Steve’s contagious energy, drive and passion for the game stood out among the candidates,” Cords said, adding that he was “the most sought-after assistant coach in the country.” It’s been a big past few weeks for those in Krzyzewski’s coaching tree: Stanford’s Johnny Dawkins reached the NCAA tournament for the ﬁrst time as a head coach and Tommy Amaker’s Harvard team upset Cincinnati in its tournament opener. JOEDY McCREARY (AP) PATRICK SEMANSKY (AP) Forward Alyssa Thomas is Maryland’s all-time leading scorer for men or women. JOHN BAZEMORE (AP) Terps’ Thomas Named First-Team All-American Women’s Basketball Maryland senior forward Alyssa Thomas was named a first-team allAmerican by the Associated Press on Tuesday, marking the second time that the school’s career scoring leader, men or women, has been so honored. 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So when the big reveal came that — SPOILER ALERT — Ted meets the titular Mother, they fall in love, have kids, and then she dies, leaving 2030 Ted free to get back together with his ex-girlfriend Robin, I wasn’t exactly shocked. And for the most part, the finale was a surprisingly funny, often fitting farewell to a show I’d stuck with (no matter how unfunny it By Rudi got) for nearly a decade. Greenberg It worked, even if the final scene undercuts the very mystery that had kept me watching. “HIMYM” was supposed to shirk the sitcom conventions it ultimately succumbed to. Early on, Ted and Robin made for a compelling will they/won’t they coupling because we assumed they would never end up together. The show had a very specific moment it was building to. Instead, that moment was just an elaborate misdirection. After trying early on to distance itself from “Friends,” “HIMYM” ended in almost the same way — with its longsuffering couple together in the end. In 2012, I interviewed Josh Radnor, who played Ted, and he said, “I don’t think it matters” who the Mother is. In the end, it truly didn’t. For more of Rudi’s comedy musings, follow him on Twitter: @rudigreenberg. CBS KARL WALTER (GETTY IMAGES) What’s the Deal With Sam Smith? The Internet is going crazy for Sam Smith, who overshadowed everyone’s weird uncle, Louis CK, on “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend. Performing his single “Stay With Me,” the 21-year-old Brit proved he can stand up to a gospel choir and a string section, and with “Lay Me Down,” he showed he can shine on his own. He’s got hair like Morrissey’s and songs mopey enough to match, but his brassy pipes are more like fellow R&B phenom Adele’s. So where did Smith come from, and — more important — where is he going from here? Below, a guide to spring’s most promising new artist. LORI McCUE (E XPRESS) 1 His Voice Is Chart-topping Gold The crooner burst onto the scene in 2012, when he was featured on British electronic duo Disclosure’s hit “Latch,” and he appeared on producer Naughty Boy’s hit “La La La” the next year. The songs, both of which neared the top of the U.K. singles chart, are bouncy dance tracks, but Smith’s own music is more of the sentimental variety heard on “SNL.” He told Interview magazine that recording his songs was like “telling strangers my deepest and darkest emotions.” If they sound anything like “Lay Me Down,” then keep ’em coming. 2 Pop Royalty Loves Him Adele, below left, tweeted her love for Smith’s song “Nirvana” back in October. Taylor Swift, below right, brought him out as a special guest during a concert in London, calling him her “absolute new favorite.” And Smith’s mum thinks he’s worth risking her job over: In 2009 she sued her former employer, London brokers Tullett Prebon, who fired her from her sixfigure job amid accusations she was promoting her son’s career on company time. 3 He’s Racking Up The Music Awards Smith came in fourth on MTV UK’s listener-voted Brand New for 2014 contest. He went on to snatch the Brits’ Critics’ Choice Award and a coveted spot at the top of the BBC Sound of 2014 poll. For context, the last performers to win both distinctions went on to be international stars: Ellie Goulding in 2010 and Adele in 2008. Looks like Smith’s in pretty good company. 4 He’s Ready to Be the Next ‘Male Diva’ In an interview with the New York Times last week, Smith said he gravitates toward “big female voices” like Whitney Houston and Etta James. And it’s sounds like those he wants to emulate. “There’s some amazing guy singers out there at the moment, but I want to have the presence vocally that some of the divas did. We need a male diva, and not in personality. I miss those George Michael and Elton John types, those people who would float in and out of genres, because that’s what I like to do with my music — be genreless. I want it to be about my voice and what I’m saying,” he told the Times. 5 And He Hasn’t Even Released an Album His first LP, “In the Lonely Hour,” arrives May 26. And thanks to “SNL,” “Stay With Me” is already at No. 4 on iTunes’ songs chart. Sure, it may seem a little early to declare Smith the next pop phenomenon, but remember the last newcomer to generate this much buzz? It was a 16-year-old New Zealander with a big voice named Lorde. And we all know how that turned out. Want to hear it for yourself? Visit readexpress.com for a sampling of Smith’s songs. Remember, His Presence Is a Present: Kanye West, left, postponed Australia dates for his muchhyped Yeezus tour to complete work on his next album, Pitchfork reports. West had been scheduled to take the stage in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Australia, in May, but has pushed those appearances to September. Roc-A-Fella Records, West’s label, has not announced when the album will be released. (E XPRESS) W E D N E S D AY | 0 4 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | 23 entertainment lookout Small Screen Is Big For Bradley Whitford From ‘West Wing’ to ‘Trophy Wife,’ actor’s best roles not on film Television With A-listers like Matthew McConaughey and Halle Berry jumping to TV, actor Bradley Whitford marvels at how stigma of the small screen is now a thing of the past. Whitford is best known for his role as Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on NBC’s critically acclaimed series “The West Wing.” “I was getting better writing by an exponential amount than Meryl Streep when I was on ‘West Wing,’ ” the 54-year-old actor said. “I was so grateful. “Now unfortunately, all the movie stars, the big ﬂossers, have realized that not only do you get great writing, [but] it’s a really satisfying way of storytelling. … It’s not about blowing stuff up.” He hopes this trend won’t mean qualiﬁed actors will be overlooked for someone with a bigger name. “If anybody had any idea that ‘Breaking Bad’ was gonna be a 10th as successful as it was, Vince [Gilligan, the show’s creator] would not have been allowed to write it,” Whitford said. “Bryan [Cranston] would not have been allowed to be in it. None of that beautiful cast would be in it. Same with ‘The Sopranos.’ We never would’ve met James Gandolﬁni if anybody thought it was gonna be successful.” Whitford said that was true to a certain extent with “West Wing.” PAUL A. HEBERT (AP) TRANSFER CREATIVITY “West Wing” star Bradley Whitford plays a silver fox on “Trophy Wife.” “Nobody thought it was gonna work. ‘You can’t have a fake president. It’s about politics, that never works,’ ” he said. “People found it and it grew to be much bigger than we ever thought it would be.” Whitford stars on the ABC comedy “Trophy Wife” (9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays). He plays an older husband with a younger wife (Malin Akerman) and two ex-wives (Marcia Gay Harden and Michaela Watkins). Ratings for “Trophy Wife” have been so-so, but Whitford is hoping for a second season. He said he was “looking to do something different and comedy was deﬁnitely something I was looking for.” He also wanted to work with Harden, having seen her Tony-winning performance in Broadway’s “God of Carnage” four times. “It was bordering on stalking,” he said. “By the way,” Whitford added, “on ‘West Wing,’ I was one of the young guys and now (on ‘Trophy Wife’) I’m Wilford (expletive) Brimley. It’s prostate jokes and stuff! There was no segue!” ALICIA R ANCILIO (AP) Maryland Institute college of art Transfer INFORMATION SESSION Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM WASHINGTON MARRIOTT AT METRO CENTER 775 12th Street NW | Washington, DC 20005 To RSVP, visit mica.edu/DCtransfer Apply to one of our 16 campus-based Bachelor of Fine Arts programs: Arts Arts Painting Everything’s Coming Up Rosie Rosie O’Donnell will receive an honorary Tony at the awards ceremony for her humanitarian work with her arts education initiative, Rosie’s Theater Kids, according to the Hollywood Reporter. O’Donnell has hosted the Tony ceremony three times and performed on Broadway in several productions. (E XPRESS) 24 | E X P R E S S | 0 4 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 4 | W E D N E S D AY lookout online WCJB (VIA YOUTUBE) “When your cat wears a Human Shirt, all other cats will wonder if he actually loves people, or if he’s just making an ironic fashion statement.” — BETABRAND.COM proves the Internet is a gigantic tease on April Fools’ Day by marketing what sadly seems to be a fake line of clothing designed speciﬁcally for felines. In a rendering on the clothing brand’s site, the “Human Shirt” and “Human Onesie,” above, are ﬂesh-toned head-to-toe garments, complete with human features, such as chest hair and nipples. The Internet is awful. “Don’t go breaking our hearts, White Castle.” — DOMINIQUE ZAMORA AT FOODBEAST .COM pleads with fast food chain “Sports reporting is where all the fun happens.” — COMMENTER BABBLING STUDIOS AT YOUTUBE.COM reacts to a White Castle to be serious about its latest announcement Tuesday — wafﬂe sliders, which purportedly feature ﬁllings like bacon, chicken, eggs, cheese and more between two Belgian wafﬂe “buns.” Alas, Zamora thinks the timing of the announcement of the new sandwiches is a bit ﬁshy. April Fools’ really is the worst ever. re-enactment of last weekend’s NCAA game that pit the Dayton Flyers against the Florida Gators. The sports reporters at WCJB-TV news, an ABC afﬁliate, decided to put together the skit to avoid violating footage usage rules that make the actual game footage proprietary to CBS the day of the game. That rule, however, might be the best thing to ever happen to WCJB — the re-enactment video went viral. “Netflix is playing its prank by streaming a 73-minute movie of a chicken roasting.” — CAROLINE MOSS AT BUSINESSINSIDER.COM points out “Mr. Biden said he uses a men’s Clinique that has SPF 20.” — LOUISE RADNOFSKY, JARED E. FAVOLE AND COLLEEN McCAIN NELSON AT BLOGS.WSJ.COM recall what Vice why April Fools’ Day is one of the weirdest days to be on the Internet. The G-rated ﬁlm is called “Rotisserie Chicken.” Spoiler alert: The plot isn’t juicy, but the chicken is. President Joe Biden told talk show host Rachael Ray this week about his skincare regimen. Biden and his moisturized visage went on the Rachael Ray Show on Monday to promote Obamacare. No joke. Revealing investigative reports. 79¢ Sundays Get 52 weeks of Sunday-only home delivery for just 79¢ a week! Or 7-day home delivery for only $1.79 a week! Both include complimentary, unlimited digital access. 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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Something you and a friend enjoy together is likely to be even more enjoyable to you both on this rather unusual day. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Interaction with a Cancer native may be unusually slippery throughout the day. You may have the advantage, but only for a short time. Scrabble Grams PAR SCORE 155-165, BEST SCORE 230 Sudoku MEDIUM Tuesday’s Solution Need more Sudoku? Find another puzzle in the Comics section of The Post every Sunday and in the Style section Monday through Saturday. Tuesday’s Solution FOUR RACK TOTAL Make a 2-7-letter word from the letters in each row. Add points of each word using scoring directions at right. Seven-letter words get a 50-point bonus. Blank tiles used as any letter have no point value. Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro in the U.S. and Canada. Comics POOCH CAFE | PAUL GILLIGAN Forecast 71 52 Today: Partly sunny today with a shower in spots. A little rain late tonight. 67 54 Tomorrow: A little rain tomorrow. 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SPECIAL $169 EXTRA 5O% OFF already reduced prices PLUS, DON’T MISS THESE CLEARANCES SPECIAL 40% OFF JUICERS, BLENDERS & FOOD PROCESSORS SPECIAL 60% OFF DRESSES Special 23.99-257.99. Reg. 39.99-429.99. From left: Jack LaLanne, #PJEW (H WebID 134374) & Cuisinart, #BFP-10CH (H 280144). Special 19.60-31.60. SPECIAL BUY 1 GET 1 FREE CLEARANCE FOR A TOTAL SAVINGS OF 75%-85% OFF orig.* prices GREAT SELECTIONS FOR HER: SPORTSWEAR FOR MISSES, PETITES & WOMEN; IMPULSE APPAREL; JUNIORS’ APPAREL; ACTIVEWEAR FOR HER; KIDS’ APPAREL; MEN’S DESIGNER COLLECTIONS; YOUNG MEN’S APPAREL AND MORE Reg. $49-$79. From Marmellata, Rare Editions & more. Girls’ 2-16; infants’ 3-24 mos. Special $6-223.50 + 1 free. Orig.* $20-$298 ea. Handbags: hobos, crossbody styles and more. OR, USE THESE PASSES WED & THURS FOR EXTRA SAVINGS! ALL SALE & CLEARANCE APPAREL AND SELECT HOME ITEMS (EXCEPT SPECIALS & SUPER BUYS) $1O OFF $ YOUR PURCHASE OF $25 OR MORE. 1O OFF ALL SALE & CLEARANCE APPAREL AND SELECT HOME ITEMS (EXCEPT SPECIALS & SUPER BUYS) $2O OFF $ VALID 4/2 OR 4/3/14. LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER. ALSO EXCLUDES: Everyday Values (EDV), Doorbusters, Deals of the Day, furniture, mattresses, floor coverings, rugs, electrics/electronics, cosmetics/fragrances, athletic shoes for him, her & kids, Dallas Cowboys merchandise, gift cards, jewelry trunk shows, New Era, Nike on Field, previous purchases, special orders, selected licensed depts., special purchases, services, macys.com. Cannot be combined with any savings pass/coupon, extra discount or credit offer, except opening a new Macy’s account. Dollar savings are allocated as discounts off each eligible item, as shown on receipt. When you return an item, you forfeit the savings allocated to that item. This coupon has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash, used to purchase gift cards or applied as payment or credit to your account. Purchase must be $25 or more, exclusive of tax and delivery fees. YOUR PURCHASE OF $50 OR MORE. 2O OFF VALID 4/2 OR 4/3/14. LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER. ALSO EXCLUDES: Everyday Values (EDV), Doorbusters, Deals of the Day, furniture, mattresses, floor coverings, rugs, electrics/electronics, cosmetics/fragrances, athletic shoes for him, her & kids, Dallas Cowboys merchandise, gift cards, jewelry trunk shows, New Era, Nike on Field, previous purchases, special orders, selected licensed depts., special purchases, services, macys.com. Cannot be combined with any savings pass/coupon, extra discount or credit offer, except opening a new Macy’s account. Dollar savings are allocated as discounts off each eligible item, as shown on receipt. When you return an item, you forfeit the savings allocated to that item. This coupon has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash, used to purchase gift cards or applied as payment or credit to your account. Purchase must be $50 or more, exclusive of tax and delivery fees. FREE SHIPPING AT MACYS.COM WITH $99 ONLINE PURCHASE. NO PROMO CODE NEEDED; EXCLUSIONS APPLY. SAVINGS PASS DISCOUNTS DON’T APPLY TO SPECIALS Fine jewelry specials available at stores that carry jewelry. Free item must be of equal or lesser value than purchased item; returns must include the purchased & free item. REG. & ORIG. PRICES ARE OFFERING PRICES AND SAVINGS MAY NOT BE BASED ON ACTUAL SALES. SOME ORIG. PRICES NOT IN EFFECT DURING THE PAST 90 DAYS. OUR LOWEST PRICES OF THE SEASON IN EFFECT NOW-4/6/2014. “Our lowest price(s)” refers to Macy’s spring season 2/1-4/30/14. ‡All carat weights (ct. t.w.) are approximate; variance may be .05 carat. Jewelry photos may be enlarged or enhanced to show detail. Almost all gemstones have been treated to enhance their beauty & require special care, log on to macys.com/gemstones or ask your sales professional. Specials are available while supplies last. Prices & merchandise may differ at macys.com. Electric items shown carry mfrs’ warranties; to see a mfr’s warranty at no charge before purchasing, visit a store or write to: Macy’s Warranty Dept., PO Box 1026, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, attn: Consumer Warranties. H Enter the WebID in the search box at MACYS.COM to order. N4020058. OPEN A MACY’S ACCOUNT FOR EXTRA 2O% SAVINGS THE FIRST 2 DAYS, UP TO $100, WITH MORE REWARDS TO COME. Macy’s credit card is available subject to credit approval; new account savings valid the day your account is opened and the next day; excludes services, selected licensed departments, gift cards, restaurants, gourmet food & wine. The new account savings are limited to a total of $100; application must qualify for immediate approval to receive extra savings; employees not eligible.