Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the most at stake in tonight’s GOP debate. Perry has slipped for three straight weeks in the polls and Herman Cain’s support has skyrocketed. Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker noted that Perry was not on the campaign trail at all yesterday. “But the candidate with perhaps... More
Bill Keller is the Executive Editor of the very proud New York Times. One has to be pretty sharp to climb up the journalistic ladder to land such a perch.
We have an unusually large number of candidates, including putative front-runners, who belong to churches that are mysterious or suspect to many Americans. Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman are Mormons, a faith that many conser... More