President Obama is taking a quick trip to Newport News, Virginia today to continue the full-court press on Congress to avert the sequester. Congressional Republicans are drafting a plan that gives the President more flexibility in instituting billions of dollars in cuts.
In The New York Times opinion page: David Brooks describes how he would like President Obama to move forward in a second term. Frank Bruni details the “painful consequences” of celibacy in the Catholic priesthood.
Politico’s Alex Isenstadt takes a look at the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Illinois, where primary polls close Tuesday at 7PM CT.