What we’re reading: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

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From left, Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat leave the West Wing of the White...
From left, Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat leave the West Wing of the White...
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In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ Tom Friedman gives Secretary of State John Kerry credit for bringing Israeli and Palestinian negotiators back to the table and “daring to fail.” The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus gives her tribute to the Graham family’s ownership of one of America’s flagship newspapers.

What is Speaker Boehner doing to pass the time during the August recess? How about 18 holes with Donald Trump.

What we're reading: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Updated