What we’re reading: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
President Obama earlier this week. (File Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters).
President Obama earlier this week. (File Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters).
JASON REED

It’s President Obama’s turn to make a major policy speech on immigration reform, heading to Nevada this morning to outline his plan for issues including border security and the millions of illegal immigrants currently in the United States.

In Tuesday’s opinion pages: The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board tells President Obama the bipartisan Senate plan on immigration is the real breakthrough. David Brooks takes a look at the state of the Republican Party days after some big speeches from key conservatives. One of those conservatives, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, reaches out to President Obama in The Washington Post, giving readers his plan for the future of Medicaid.

Also in today’s New York Times: Kirk Johnson reports on the Boy Scouts of America’s proposed policy shift on gay members and what it will mean for local scout chapters.

What we're reading: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Updated