What we’re reading: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Updated
By Rick Bosh
President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, gestures as State of the Union address during a jointhe...
President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, gestures as State of the Union address during a jointhe...
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President Obama takes his State of the Union message south to North Carolina Wednesday afternoon. The President will but his new jobs initiatives while visiting an auto-parts company in Asheville. This is the first of three trips for President Obama in the week.

In Wednesday’s opinion pages: The New York Times’ Maureen Dowd looks back on Senator Marco Rubio’s comments about rap music. In The Wall Street Journal, NBC News Vatican Analyst George Weigel  analyzes the struggles facing the next pope.

What we're reading: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Updated