What we’re reading: Thursday, February 28, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, following the Democrats' weekly strategy...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, following the Democrats' weekly strategy...
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On Thursday Senate Democrats and Republicans will offer dueling proposals to avert the sequester that are expected to fail. President Obama meets with Congressional leaders on Friday as the first automatic budget cuts take effect.

In the Wall Street Journal opinion page: Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates discuss the final, crucial steps to eradicate polio. First Lady Michelle Obama says healthy food products are a boost for business.

What we're reading: Thursday, February 28, 2013

Updated