Special Classifieds Feature

Buy Washington Post Inauguration newspapers, books, and more

Let us know what you are reading. We'll post Reader Picks throughout the day.
Required Reading
Senate Democrats Agree to Seat Burris This Week Chicago Tribune | That was a worthwhile exercise for all involved, wasn't it?
Obama Asks Bush to Seek TARP Funds From Congress Bloomberg | Bush very graciously willing to make request on behalf of his successor. Of course, it will be Obama's problem next week anyway.
Bush's Last Press Conference: Full of Disappointment Time | Bush is unusually melancholy in his last presser, but still thinks history will judge him well.
Officials Turn Down Franken Request in Minn. Race Associated Press | Democrat wanted an election certificate that would have allowed him to take office in the Senate.
The New Politics: Barack Obama, Party of One New York Magazine | It may turn out that Obama is the first Independent president, who doesn't really owe anyone anything.
Gay Bishop To Open Inaugural Weekend Politico | An interesting way to balance out the Rick Warren controversy.
Obama Lobbies for Release of Second Half of Bailout New York Times | Obama would much rather let Bush make the request.
Obama Plans to Keep Estate Tax Wall Street Journal | GOP effort to kill "Death Tax" permanently seems to have failed.
Obama’s Cheney Dilemma Newsweek | Obama isn't necessarily going to do the opposite of everything the Bush administration did on security.
Bush's Legacy Is Partly His Father's Los Angeles Times | It turns out that 43 may have been more similar to 41 than he wanted.
Will Mitch McConnell Rain on Obama's Parade? McClatchy | McConnell's got some leverage over the new administration, but only barely.

By Ben Pershing  |  January 12, 2009; 7:42 AM ET
Go to full archive for Required Reading »


Please email us to report offensive comments.

The comments to this entry are closed.

© 2010 The Washington Post Company