Lawmakers, journalists to compete in spelling bee

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The Virginia Democrat tells ITK he’s “diligently practicing 'contumacy,' 'casuistry' and desperately trying to get ‘potato’ right” (at least we think those are the SAT-worthy words he used) as he preps for the Sept. 18 showdown at the National Press Club in downtown Washington.

Money raised from the vocab-heavy event, which was first held back in 1913, will benefit the Press Club’s nonprofit Journalism Institute.

Read more at The Hill.