Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 19, 2012 - 8:38 AM

Providence Journal:
Ron Paul promises that 'revolution' is coming at URI speech

The Hill:
Obama won't signs any 2013 spending bills until House abandons Ryan budget spending levels
Warns GOP not to undercut the debt deal

The Hill:
Democrat warns Obama Congress could refuse to fund Afghan security forces
After US troops leave the country

The Hill:
Stumping in Ohio, Obama hits Romney with ‘silver spoon’
“I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth,” president says

Politico:
Ray LaHood: ‘America’s one big pothole right now’

Providence Journal:
RI Gov. Chafee tours Afghanistan on a Pentagon-financed visit
'A much more dangerous environment' than he expected

Politico:
Ted Nugent to meet with Secret Service
As a result of incendiary comments he made about the president

Washington Post:
CIA seeks new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign
Wants to strike terrorism suspects even when it doesn't know their identities

USA Today:
Lottery winners not sure what to do with new fortune
They'll invest for sure — maybe even go on a vacation

Politico:
President Barack Obama’s campaign is looking to hire more African-Americans

Politico:
Mitt Romney: Put a muzzle on the dog talk

Politico:
Obama wants SCOTUS to uphold ‘wardrobe’ fine for broadcasters
Defends the FCC's policing of the airwaves for racy images and dialogue

The Hill:
Reid cites seniors' love of junk mail to argue for passage of postal reform bill

Washington Times:
Romney in demand with GOP hopefuls on the stump
But top Democrats dodge appearances with Obama

Washington Post:
Vatican orders crackdown on American Catholic nuns
Report says they hold “radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith”

The Hill:
Boehner chides bishops for not seeing big picture on budget
Bishops object to Ryan spending cuts

USA Today:
Arkansas receives $1 million gift after firing of Bobby Petrino
Athletic director praised for his courage to fire Petrino

Washington Times:
Dream Act students accuse Romney of forsaking Hispanic immigrants

Washington Post:
Hope of a better life under Hamas rule turns into frustration in Gaza

USA Today:
NHL playoffs marked by violence

Fox News:
Anti-gay marriage group accuses IRS of leaking Romney donation details

Washington Times:
Obama: Prosperity comes from bottom, not top

Washington Post:
A look at Hillary Clinton in relaxed moments
Photos of her lighter side as secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady

Washington Times:
Repaying D.C. workers for unpaid furloughs debated by City Council
Uncertain costs, other needs cited

Washington Times:
McConnell, Reid spar over nuclear appointee
Obama caught in middle of fight

USA Today:
Shareholder objections to executive pay are few and far between
Of the 200 proxy votes completed this year, only 4 received a majority negative vote on executive compensation

Chicago Sun-Times:
Belief in God increases with age

Washington Post:
Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell talks about state budget, Virginia Democrats, ultrasounds and voter ID

Fox News:
TransCanada's new pipeline proposal may jumpstart Keystone project
After Obama blocked earlier plan

USA Today:
World's tallest Holiday Inn to rise in New York City

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix-area special court aimed at helping homeless

USA Today:
Any kind of physical activity lowers Alzheimer's risk

Denver Post:
University of Colorado regents to discuss firearms ban in dorms and at some events

Fox News:
Longtime city official accused of staggering $30M theft from tiny Illinois city
Used money to run a nationally renowned horse breeding business

Politico:
Biden blasts GOP opposition to Violence Against Women Act

Houston Chronicle:
Texas named one of the worst places for women to live

Palm Beach Post:
Sources: High school students killed and burned over $500 drug debt
Both students were juniors, and they were not known to be troublemakers