Justice Dept. to Probe Gas Prices; Liberal Protesters Disrupt Obama: Newspaper Roundup for 4/22/11

April 22, 2011 - 8:04 AM

The Hill:
Obama launches Justice task force to look into gas prices
Will probe oil markets for "abuses" that might be driving up gasoline prices

Boston Globe:
1 in 4 report bullying at Mass. schools
Federal study sees link with family violence

Arizona Republic:
Campaign donations flow in for Gabrielle Giffords
Colleagues rally to help possible re-election bid

Politico:
New labor plan: Nationwide protests
Strategic shift for SEIU

Boston Globe:
Union curbs advance in N.H.; Democratic gov. vows to veto GOP legislation

Washington Post:
Investing gurus, such as Warren Buffett, are betting against the dollar

Politico:
NYTimes/CBS poll suggests deep economic pessimism

Boston Globe:
Health care consolidation: Two big doctor groups may merge
Giant doctor-run group would care for nearly a million Mass. patients

Washington Times:
Drive grows for states to recognize ‘personhood’
Pro-life strategy seen as hit on Roe v. Wade

Fox News:
High School Student Pretends to Be Pregnant for Senior Project

Fox News:
Budget experts: Obama's spending plan is $1.5T more expensive than GOP plan

Los Angeles Times:
Obama says delivering on his '08 promises has been tougher than expected
Outside, protesters' signs read "$ for jobs & schools, not war" and "OBUSHA

Los Angeles Times:
Protesters disrupt high-price fundraiser for Obama in San Francisco
Lament the treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning

Politico:
Texas Gov. Perry proclaims 'Days of Prayer for Rain in the State of Texas'

Politico:
Federal Election Committee sued to disclose anonymous GOP-leaning donors

Politico:
$2.2 million for Secret Service's new armored campaign buses

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
NJ Transit worker fired for burning Quran will get job back

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie, Newark Mayor Booker make Time's '100 most influential' list

Providence Journal:
Report critical of U.S. Rep. Cicilline's financial decisions sent to R.I. AG, ethics board

Boston Globe:
Parents shut out of Boston pre-K classes despair; others rejoice in top picks

USA Today:
CDC predicts smoking bans in every state by 2020

The Hill:
Fiscal conservatives team up with NAACP to press for prison reform

Fox News:
Transportation Secretary LaHood gives wrong reason for firing air traffic controller

Washington Times:
Immigration groups to step up pressure on Obama for reforms

Boston Globe:
Pro-life activists ask Gov. Patrick to shut website

Fox News/Newscore:
Koran-Burning Pastor's Gun Discharges Outside Detroit TV Station

Fox News:
Senators Battle Environmentalists Seeking to Ban Lead in Ammunition, Fishing Tackle

Fox News:
Michigan Lawmakers: We Don't Want Your Canadian Trash

Los Angeles Times:
ACLU concerned over Michigan State Police extracting data from cellphones

Fox News:
Iraq Fears Unrest Amid Talk of U.S. Troops Extending Stay

The Hill:
President predicts Pelosi will again be Speaker of the House

USA Today:
Botox may deaden user's perception, study says

USA Today:
Christians celebrate 'simple' Easter at house churches

Washington Post:
Maryland professor of the year focus on cultural anxiety about human sexuality

Washington Post:
Few travelers on Mexico’s ‘highway of death’

Washington Post:
D.C. police escort of Charlie Sheen motorcade under investigation, official says

Politico:
Trump to Meghan McCain: 'I like you'
I like your whole family, he tellsl her

Politico:
Newt Gingrich rejects Paul Ryan plan to end Medicare