Dog day afternoon

If dogs are truly "man's best friend," than an incident involving Rep. Jared Polis' (D-Colo.) puppy this weekend might have been as emotionally charged as the debate over health reform.

Polis tweeted Monday:

Gia got stung by a bee on her paw over the weekend, that was our drama. Now back in DC working on health care

The freshman congressman adopted the puppy late last month:

We adopted a puppy today from new pics at

Here a picture of the diminutive dog (pre-bee sting):


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