Need To Read: October 2, 2009


Today’s must-reads are somewhat surprised to see health care reform moving forward:

  • Senate Finance Committee to vote next week on health care reform (NYT)
  • White House may narrow war effort (WaPo)
  • Sen. John Ensign helped aide after affair (NYT)
  • Chris Dodd‘s Extreme Makeover (MoJo)
  • The Most Powerful Woman in the World: If We Could Read Olympia Snowe‘s Lips… (Hotline)
  • Even Hayek Thought Universal Government-Provided Health Care Was A Good Idea (Andrew Sullivan)
  • Copy Editing at The New Yorker Magazine. An Interview With Mary Norris (Red Room)
  • Jim Henley’s Entry in WaPo’s Next Top Pundit Contest=Epic Win (Jim Henley)
  • Judge Confirms That an Innocent Man Was Tortured to Make False Confessions (HuffPo)
  • It’s comforting that, with all the uncertainty in the world, at least Ken Lewis (retiring CEO of Bank of America) is going to be okay. (CNN)

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