What we’re reading: Friday, March 1, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, followed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky.,...
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, followed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky.,...
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Congressional leaders head back to The White House Friday to discuss the automatic budget cuts taking effect. The conversation could include the budget for fiscal year 2013, and the likelyhood of a government shutdown later in the month.

In the opinion pages: The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus sees trench warfare for upcoming budget discussions inside the beltway. The New York Times’ Paul Krugman has a new word to describe Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke: hippie.

What we're reading: Friday, March 1, 2013

Updated