MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:
The original repeal campaign - Jonathan Chait
Compromising with Kazahkstan - Max Boot, Contentions
Andy Stern to resign - Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic
When did the Great Recession end? - Kevin Drum, MoJo
Tax day is getting more expensive - Nicola Moore, The Foundry
Barney Frank upset with Obama - John Aravosis, AMERICAblog
Blunt against banning pre-existing conditions -John Amato, Crooks and Liars
A tribute to Lech Kaczynski - Hans A. von Spakovsky, The Corner
Civilian killings in Afghanistan - Derrick Crowe, Firedoglake
Support for repeal is rising - haystak, Minority Report
Senate poised to extend unemployment benefits - desmoinesdem, MyDD
Supply side Op-ed-nomics - Conor Friedersdorf, American Scene
Mississippi and the 13th amendment - Dennis G., Balloon Juice
McDonnell's misstep in Virginia - Mary Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Manufacturing giants aim to protect industrial banks - The Hill
Stern to address rumors he's resigning - The Hill
Obama seeks global help in sanctioning Iran - WaPo
Dems push for corporate campaign disclosure - NYT

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