Hugh Hefner, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, the NRCC, the Playboy Mansion, and Twitter


The closer Washington gets to the labor day break, the more stories like this become news:

Playboy's Hugh Hefner has a pet congresswoman, and now a tweet about a private fundraising lunch at the Playboy Mansion with California Rep. Loretta Sanchez is catching some heat from Republicans and putting the lawmaker in an unwanted spotlight.

It all started when Hefner on Tuesday announced his donor luncheon.

And because we are living in year 2010, a Twitter kerfuffle ensues. U.S. News relates the entire play-by-play here.