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Friday's must-reads from Washington

By Jerry Zremski

Of course, all eyes are on Boston today, and so today's top read is The Boston Globe. The Globe's website is usually behind a paywall, but it has been opened for all to read ever since Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. And as it has been for many years on many issues, the Globe's local coverage has been impeccable.

Meanwhile in Washington, the Post offers up a fascinating profile of the Mississippi man who mailed deadly ricin to a U.S. senator and President Obama.

And The New York Times tells us that on immigration reform, senators are trying to steer clear of the pitfalls that doomed gun control legislatuon.

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Jerry Zremski

Jerry Zremski

Jerry Zremski, The Buffalo News Washington bureau chief, has reported from the nation's capital since 1989 after joining The News as a business reporter in 1984. A graduate of Syracuse University, Zremski is a former Nieman fellow in journalism at Harvard University. In 2007, he served as president of the National Press Club.

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