What we’re reading: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio
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Some of the biggest conservative names from across the country descend on Washington Thursday for the start of CPAC. Speakers for this year’s conference include Senators Ted Cruz Marco Rubio, Grover Norquist, and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ Gail Collins puts a papal spin on the current budget negotiations in Washington. Arizona Senator John McCain discusses Vietnam today and looks back on his four decades of history with the nation.

What we're reading: Thursday, March 14, 2013

Updated