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
U.S. to Offer Aid to Life Insurers Wall Street Journal | Would all industries not receiving a bailout please raise their hands?
The Careful Exaggerator Slate | Obama is fond of knocking down straw men: "Some people say ..."
McAuliffe Raised $4.2M In First Quarter Hotline: On Call | Va. Gov hopeful puts up a very impressive number. Watch his opponents focus on how much of it came from outside the state.
Boom in Gun Sales Fueled by Politics and the Economy Time | Probably not the kind of boom Obama was hoping for.
The Pirate Latitudes Vanity Fair | Given today's incident of Somali piracy, this fascinating William Langewiesche piece is worth a read.
In Baghdad, Obama Presses Iraqi Leader to Unite Factions New York Times | Obama has kind words for troops, and strong ones for Maliki.
Gates Plan Raises Questions for Firms, Military Reuters | DC is still sorting through the Pentagon chief's ambitious budget outline.
Obama the Rationalist Politico | A stab at creating a Unified Theory of Obama.
Ethics Board Launches Probe Into Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. Chicago Sun-Times | For the first time, the new Office of Congressional Ethics took a step that leaked.
Earmarks: Online Hide and Go Seek The Hill | Many lawmakers making it as hard as possible to find their pork requests.

By Ben Pershing  |  April 8, 2009; 3:36 PM 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