What we’re reading: Friday, August 2, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit on June 17, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD
Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit on June 17, 2013. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD
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White House officials continue to evaluate the “utility” of a meeting between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in September.

In the opinion pages: The Washington Post’s Michael Gerson believes Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Mike Lee are approaching the fight against Obama care in a “counterproductive” way. The New York Times’ Paul Krugman gives his take on sexism in the debate over who should replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

What we're reading: Friday, August 2, 2013

Updated