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

President Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 2013. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster/AP)
President Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 2013.

President Obama heads back to Capitol Hill Wednesday, this time to meet with the House Republican Conference.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ Tom Friedman gauges the expectations for President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel.

Politico’s Jake Sherman analyzes the politics behind House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s public move to the middle.