Picture of the Day: D.C. Gym to Politicians: Get in Shape for Photo Scandal

By Garance Franke-Ruta & Chris Good
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The Washington Sports Club knows its clientele.

Former congressman Anthony Weiner was in pretty good shape, we learned quite publicly, thanks in part to time spent in the House gym. But for any lawmakers concerned that Weiner sullied the office fitness room (who wants to sit on that equipment, now?), Washington Sports Club stands at the ready. The gym used this sign, uploaded last week to Reddit, to advertise its rates for federal workers.

Image credit: Reddit user talli0np

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