I was delighted when the editors asked me to pen their feature on Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin.
All of the profiles follow a similar format, explaining why the person matters and significant legislative accomplishments.
The site will later be opened up to the public for editing, so all the profiles will be in a "Wiki" like format, where individuals can update the piece. Unlike Wikipedia, however, the edits will be subjected to moderation and the original profile will always be available for viewing.
In the next few weeks I'll also be submitting profiles on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, so keep checking back!
The Washington Post has launched a new web project to profile top political movers and shakers, www.whorunsgov.org