Morning Must Reads: March 18

In the news: new Labor Secretary, Supreme Court and gay marriage, Mark Sanford's return, Mexico's TV industry, and Cyprus.

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • Obama plans to announce today Thomas E. Perez as Labor Secretary.
  • As the Supreme Court prepares to consider the American tradition of marriage, the justices display a wide range of personal choices reflective of the modern experience.
  • South Carolina’s 1st congressional primary is tomorrow. We’ll see if former Gov. Mark Sanford is forgiven.
  • As the Republican Party sets its own path for success today, Jeb Bush has his own ideas.
  • Graphic: tax breaks are tilted toward the wealthy.
  • Mexico’s new president proposes to reform television and telecoms to spur the economy.
  • Cyprus is going through extraordinary measures to secure a 10 billion euro bailout. Every depositor could have a one-off tax between 3% and 15%.
  • Crazy pictures from this past weekend’s CPAC.