Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012 - 11:48 AM

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Surprise: New insurance fee surfaces in Obamacare regulation
$63-per-head fee to absorb cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions

The Hill:
States cannot do partial Medicaid expansion, says Obama administration

San Francisco Chronicle:
‘Bigger boobies’ Hallmark card for teens sparks Twitter outrage

The Hill:
Both White House and GOP debt plans put US credit rating at risk
Under both proposals, U.S. debt would continue to grow as percentage of GDP

Washington Times:
Boehner faces ouster threats within GOP

Fox News:
Secular group rips Kansas Gov. Brownback for his promotion of faith rally

Fox News:
Penn State sorority reprimanded over offensive photo

Fox News:
Urban Outfitters’ holiday mailing drops barrage of F-bombs
Clothier's holiday catalog pushes profanity-laced products

Detroit News:
Sickouts shut school districts in metro Detroit


Los Angeles Times:
Hate crimes down in 2011, but anti-gay violence up, FBI says

Washington Times:
Congress eyes $250B in new spending without offsets

USA Today:
Health rankings: USA is living longer, but sicker

Washington Times:
Pentagon Report: Taliban plan to move in as U.S. withdraws

New York Times:
Pentagon Says Afghan Forces Still Need Assistance

Chicago Sun-Times:
Chicago breaks record with 281 snow-free days

Washington Post:
Group identifies 7 countries where the state can execute you for being atheist

Politico:
Sen. Coburn pressing conservatives to allow higher tax rates on upper-income Americans
In exchange for significant spending cuts and sweeping entitlement reforms.

Boston Globe:
No more toll booths in Mass; State plans to move to entirely electronic system

Washington Times:
U.S. wary of Chinese bidder for bankrupt battery maker

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Court ruling keeps girl on Bishop Brady boys' hockey team, for now

Washington Post:
Despite turmoil, major lending effort aims to boost Egypt, Arab neighbors

Politico:
GAO report criticizes Medicaid on waste
Government employees and contractors doing some of the same work

Houston Chronicle:
Drunk driving suspect fatally shot after crash, officials say

Politico:
Rove returns to Fox after 27-day absence

Fox News:
U.S. Treasury selling its remaining stake in insurer AIG

Politico:
Hillary Clinton ill, cancels Mideast trip to Arab states

Politico:
Lawmakers skip votes in lame-duck

New York Times:
Morsi’s Opponents Describe Abuse by President’s Allies

Providence Journal:
Cranston man attempts to destroy menorah at Providence City Hall