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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 01/29/2011

"Worst Week in Washington" winner: D.C. Commuters

By Chris Cillizza

Worst. commute. ever.

Those three words defined the week in Washington as horror stories of commutes in excess of 12 hours -- not kidding -- emerged in the wake of Wednesday's snow.

As we write in the Sunday newspaper:

"This past week's snowstorm -- timed by nature to coincide perfectly with the legions of drivers leaving early to try to beat rush hour -- tested even the most committed of Washington's commuter class. Metro buses skidded out; Metro trains slowed to a crawl."

D.C. commuters were the overwhelming winner of this week's "Worst Week in Washington" award.

Make sure to read the full piece here.

By Chris Cillizza  | January 29, 2011; 10:13 AM ET
Categories:  Worst Week in Washington  
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