What we’re reading: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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President Barack Obama announces the BRAIN, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies proposal, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, East Room of the...
President Barack Obama announces the BRAIN, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies proposal, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, East Room of the...
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There’s plenty of political action inside the Beltway: the Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ seems to be on the verge of announcing a deal on immigration reform; Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin are closing the gap on background checks for gun sales; and President Obama is ready to reveal his 2014 budget.

In the opinion pages: The Wall Street Journal editorial board describes Senate Republicans’ “gun control misfire.” The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank notes that progressive lawmakers are doing President Obama a favor.

What we're reading: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Updated