Newspaper Roundup for Aug. 3, 2009

August 3, 2009 - 7:28 AM
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New York Times:
Hate Engulfs Christians in Pakistan
Often treated as second-class citizens in this Islamic nation

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Sen. Specter, HHS Secretary Sebelius jeered on health care by anxious citizens
‘We have a challenge to get the message out,’ Sebelius admits
 
New York Times:
Two Sides Take Health Care Debate Outside Washington

Politico:
New stimulus? Obama may extend jobless aid

Washington Post:
Democrats Continue Their Anti-Bush Campaign
Ex-President's Record Used Against Virginia GOP Gubernatorial Candidate McDonnell

Boston Globe:
Democrats reframing insurers as obstacle
Lawmakers take health fight home

Los Angeles Times:
Congress seen as out of touch on health care
Lawmakers face tough questions from constituents

Politico:
Senate Democrats spar over public option

Politico:
Rangel: Blue Dogs made health care bill more expensive

Los Angeles Times:
‘Prevention’ could mean bike paths and farmer’s markets

Politico:
As recess begins, the heat is on lawmakers

Los Angeles Times:
Calorie-listing bill spawns industry fight
 
Politico:
John McCain says Barack Obama flunks bipartisanship

Washington Times:
Clinton goes off-script, 'clarifications' follow
Minor gaffes beset new role as envoy

Denver Post:
Fraudulent welfare claims climb

Washington Post:
Democrats Find Rallying Points on Health Reform, but Splinters Remain

Washington Post:
Virginia man ticketed for helping geese cross road
 
Washington Post:
On economy, a delicate balance for the White House
Taking credit, while remaining mindful of jobless

USA Today:
Obama turns his attention to economic health

Chicago Sun-Times:
7 medical groups unite to push for action on health-care reform

Houston Chronicle:
Texas lawmakers sign on to ‘birther' bill
Want candidates to show birth certificates

Washington Times/AP:
Low Medal of Honor count questioned

Houston Chronicle:
Republican Kay Hutchison stumbles before the starting line
Perry has reversed her early lead in the polls

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Winging It: Congress likely to regulate long 'tarmac delays'

BBC:
Fires rage across Canary island

Washington Post:
Harvard Prof. Gates Says Now He's Able to Joke About Arrest

Washington Post:
Wife of Alaska congressman dies in Virginia

Washington Post/AP:
Seattle bank teller chases robber, loses job

Washington Post/AP:
Vermont taxi service allows patrons to decide fares

Fox News/AP:
U.S. Marshals Seize Hand Sanitizer Made by Utah Company
FDA inspection reveals harmful germs

USA Today:
Tweeting, texting render avid users 'present yet absent'
Living in a virtual reality
 
BBC:
Radio show axed over rape furore

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Passengers injured in heavy turbulence, forcing jet to make emergency landing in Miami

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Lottery heartbreak: Florida man says he lost $500,000 ticket