What's on your nightstand? (Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-Fla.))

Which book is on your nightstand right now?
And I Haven’t Had a Bad Day Since: From the Streets of Harlem to the Halls of Congress, by Charlie B. Rangel and Leon Wynter.

What magazines do you regularly read?
Time, Newsweek, Jet, National Journal.

What’s your guilty-pleasure read?
24: The Book Series

Which books have most influenced your political philosophy?
All the King’s Men, by Robert Penn Warren — a book based on Huey Long’s life and a Pulitzer Prize winner. Adam by Adam: The Autobiography of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., foreword by Adam Clayton Powell III.

Which book about Washington should every member read?
Rules of the House of Representatives.

What author do you often reference?

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, author most recently of Debating Race,
as well as Come Hell or High Water, and Is Bill Cosby Right?