What we’re reading: Friday, February 15, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on February 12, 2013 at the US Capitol in Washington.
US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on February 12, 2013 at the US Capitol in Washington.
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President Obama finishes up his post-State of the Union tour Friday with a trip home to Chicago, where he’s expected to discuss the U.S. economy, education and gun violence. The First Family will vacation in Palm Beach this weekend.

In Friday’s Washington Post opinion page: Ruth Marcus reviews Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s combative first month in Washington. Charles Krauthammer makes the case for President Obama’s drone program, while Michael Gerson analyzes a State of the Union address he sees as lacking substance and seriousness.

What we're reading: Friday, February 15, 2013

Updated