What we’re reading: Monday, August 12, 2013


Joe Biden is keeping his political irons in the fire, headlining a September steak fry in Iowa hosted by outgoing Senator Tom Harkin.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’  Bill Keller turns the spotlight onto the New York City mayoral candidate who nearly beat Michael Bloomberg four years ago. The Wall Street Journal’s Steve Moore says the sequester has been a success.