Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif.): What's on your nightstand?

Which books are on your nightstand right now?
Studies in Character by Carol Norton and The Definitive Drucker by Elizabeth Haas Edersheim.

Which magazines do you regularly read?
The Economist, National Journal, Weekly Standard, Road and Track.

What’s your guilty-pleasure read?
The Federalist Papers.
 
Which books have most influenced your political philosophy?

Planning for Freedom by Ludwig von Mises, A Time for Truth by William E. Simon, The Prince by Machiavelli, and Plato’s Republic.

Which book about Washington should every member read?

Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy.

Which author do you most often reference?

James Madison.