What we’re reading: Monday, May 6, 2013

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Sen. Marco Rubio has tried to present a new face of the GOP.
Sen. Marco Rubio has tried to present a new face of the GOP.
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Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to begin the legislative battle over immigration reform. Politico’s Seung Min Kim looks at the major political players involved in the process.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ Bill Keller lays out his lessons from the war in Iraq and how the situation in Syria may be different. In Politico, House Speaker John Boehner promotes the savings of his own conference while making a pitch for the latest House GOP budget.

The Senate is expected to pass the ‘Marketplace Fairness Act’, a bill allowing states to collect sales tax from purchases made over the internet. The legislation could face a stiffer test in the House of Representatives.

What we're reading: Monday, May 6, 2013

Updated