Check out the update from Mary Katharine Ham of Town Hall’s C-Log (under the heading “Blogger Babe Alert,” 5:32 p.m.):

Man, oh, man, this was a close one. Check out the entries from last week. All imminently worthy of the honor, to be sure, but only one can win. And this week, it came down to a showdown between Eric and Paul — T-shirt vs. Tie. And the winner is:

PAUL!!! Due to strong support from his North Carolina constituents, Paul was just barely able to carry the day. So check out this newly-crowned babe at The Locker Room and

I suppose tomorrow Paul will learn he was entered in the Blogger Babe contest…