What we’re reading: Monday, April 8, 2013

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US President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on April 3, 2013.
US President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on April 3, 2013.
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President Obama is returning to Connecticut to remind Americans—and lawmakers returning to Washington this week—that he’s still putting new gun control legislation at the top of his policy priority list.

In the opinion pages: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp tell Wall Street Journal readers that tax reform can’t be about politics.  Former CIA Director David Petraeus describes in The Washington Post how he would get rid of sequestration and help America’s economy grow.

Buzzfeed’s Evan McMorris-Santo takes a closer look at an Obama administration led by a powerful commander-in-chief and his right-hand man in the West Wing.

What we're reading: Monday, April 8, 2013

Updated