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Sundown: GQ votes for Cantor

Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more

Stephanie Butnick
January 18, 2012

GQ Magazine named House Majority Leader Eric Cantor the most powerful person in Washington. Congrats, dude. [GQ]

• founder (and Rocky Mountain Hebrew Academy alum!) Jared Kleinstein will have some free time now that Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos are out of the NFL playoffs. [Time]

• Gilad Shalit has joined Facebook. [JTA]

• Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun, currently appealing his 50-game suspension for violating drug rules, will accept the award for National League MVP this weekend. [NJ Jewish News]

• An op-ed highlights the close ties between the Center for American Progress, a Washington think tank, and the Obama administration. [NY Post]

• More thoughts on Matt Gross’ trip to Israel. [NJ Jewish News]

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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