Newspaper Roundup for Friday, July 30, 2010

July 30, 2010 - 7:57 AM
Washington Times:
Obama administration memo outlines 'a non-legislative version of amnesty'
Immigration staffers cite tools available without reform
 
The Hill:
Barney Frank: 'Zero chance' of Congress approving 'unpopular' value-added tax
 
The Hill:
Some oil-patch Dems oppose provisions in their party's oil spill legislation
Balk at removal of liability caps on offshore oil and gas producers
 
Houston Chronicle:
Oil lobbyists spill into halls in D.C.
Politics adds urgency to industry's fight against taxes, new drilling rules
 
Fox News:
US Consulate in Ciudad Juarez temporarily closes for security review
 
Washington Times:
ACLU slams Obama's security policies; Cites failure to halt Bush tactics
 
The Hill:
Timing of Kagan vote will force GOP to decide quickly or work late
Strategy has vote coming in second half of next week, just before August recess
 
The Hill:
Lawmakers’ concerns about deficit slows passage of spending bills

The Hill:
Federal agencies plan spending spree to implement Wall Street reform bill
 
The Hill:
Rahm Emanuel throws $1.5B life preserver to farmers, aiding Sen. Blanche Lincoln
 
Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Republicans Garner 11-Point Lead in Midterms
 
Washington Times:
Defense review calls for Navy buildup; Refocus urged for Pentagon
 
Boston Globe:
Theater chains add captions, narration for deaf and blind patrons
 
Boston Globe:
Sen. Kerry says he always intended to pay tax
Declares he has not yet taken final ownership of yacht
 
Boston Globe:
Sen. Kerry's wealth was long in coming and not always carried comfortably
 
Los Angeles Times:
Oil spill waste at landfills raises concerns in the gulf
BP has hauled more than 35,000 tons of solid waste to regional landfills
 
Washington Times:
Undercover government investigators again obtained U.S. passports using forged documents
State Dept. says passport issuers need authority to override privacy protections on government databases
 
Houston Chronicle:
Chilling effect: Violence silences Mexican media
News of attacks is scarce as reporters fear of gang retaliation

Los Angeles Times:
ACLU blasts conditions at men's jail following scanner scam
Instead of doing their mandatory rounds, guards scanned checkpoint codes at their desks
 
Los Angeles Times:
Television review: President Obama on 'The View'
 
Fox News:
Rangel Denies Misconduct Charges as Ethics Panel Meets to Decide His Fate
 
Washington Post:
U.S. takes a tougher tone with China
 
Fox News:
Motorists May Be Winning Against Big Brother's Speed Cameras
 
Washington Post:
Judge who ruled on Arizona law is well versed in immigration cases
Susan Bolton thrust into spotlight
 
Fox News:
Ellen Degeneres leaving American Idol after one season
 
Washington Post:
Armenian-Americans sue Turkey for century-old losses
 
Denver Post:
Obama signs bill to fix tribes' patchwork system of justice
Critics say serious crimes on reservations routinely go unpunished
 
Denver Post:
CU student fends off bear that killed another camper
 
San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Porn industry exploits iPhone 4 feature
 
Denver Post:
Tebow, Broncos agree to 5-year deal worth $11.25 million
 
Palm Beach Post:
Woman catches dengue fever while visiting Key West
 
Baltimore Sun:
University of Maryland discovery may lead to 'smart pill'
Scientists make link between brain acid and cognition
 
Baltimore Sun:
Beltway sniper Malvo claims more shootings, co-conspirators
Prosecutor and defense lawyer in sniper case are skeptical