Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Sen. John Ensign (Nev.), considered a rising star in the Republican Party, yesterday acknowledged an extramarital affair with a former campaign staffer who is married to one of the lawmaker’s former legislative aides.
Politico (Washington, DC)
Republicans in both chambers are calling for the White House to develop an “exit strategy” for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the $700 billion rescue plan conceived by the previous administration.
St. Louis Today (St. Louis, MO)
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is under pressure from top Democrats to abandon her long-expected campaign for governor and instead seek President Barack Obama’s former U.S. Senate seat next year.
New Orleans Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
The treasurer of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s state campaign organization has asked another group of the governor’s supporters to cease and disband its activities as a federal campaign organization for a future Jindal presidential bid.