Top Links: Speaker Boehner to meet the press on sequester cuts

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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
J. Scott Applewhite

Top story: With sequester, Hagel and the Supreme Court—among other things—it’s going to be a busy week in Washington. Also take note: Speaker Boehner will hold a news conference at 4pm ET this afternoon.

  • Details on this week’s whirlwind. (First Read)
  • Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, called a “national registry of firearms” legislation as dead on arrival in the Senate on “Fox News Sunday.” (Fox News)
  • On the topic of “Fox News Sunday”—Mitt and Ann Romney will give their first post-election interview next Sunday before his appearance at CPAC. (HuffingtonPost)
  • Romney’s chief strategist was on a Sunday show of his own this week, telling “Reliable Sources” the media is not “in the tank” for Barack Obama. (Mediaite)
  • Gov. Rick Perry calls the idea of Texas going Democratic blue a “pipe dream”. (HuffingtonPost)
  • Here’s the back-and-forth on Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his belief about communists at Harvard Law School. (The New Yorker)
  • The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre had another speaking engagement this Saturday—this time to the 2013 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo. (TPM)
  • Politico posits the question: Will Hillary clear the field in 2016? (Politico)
  • Oh, and First Lady Michelle Obama made an Oscar appearance—cue the outrage from the right. See the photo. (Pete Souza)

Top Links: Speaker Boehner to meet the press on sequester cuts

Updated