1. Before much of Washington heads out for the holidays, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul took to Twitter on Tuesday for another edition of "Festivus." The Republican, parodying the well-known joke from "Seinfeld," once again aired his grievances in the true spirit of the holiday. The "Seinfeld" writer and originator of "Festivus" took Paul to task last year for capitalizing on the pop culture moment, without much effect. Paul took some lighter hits at his colleagues' sartorial senses, while addressing lack of bipartisanship, but only slightly avoiding bring up his recent tussle with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
  2. After taking a brief pause, Paul then turned his sights to the media, government spending as well as some other political foes, including soon-to-be Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).