Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011 - 9:14 AM

The Hill:
Rep. King pushes to defund mandatory spending in health law
House Republicans refused to grant a waiver for the consideration of King's amendment

Fox News:
Some Republicans refuse to break House rules to strip funding from health care law
House rules prohibit lawmakers from "legislating" on a spending bill

The Hill:
Popular Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio considering a U.S. Senate run

Palm Beach Post:
Florida officials plan to privatize Medicaid and cut benefits
Would jeopardize $24 billion in federal health reform subsidies

Houston Chronicle/Wenn:
LL Cool J hires etiquette expert, wants his kids to 'be polite'

Palm Beach Post:
Palm Beach County may push for statewide ban on high-capacity ammo clips

Denver Post:
Proposal to make it harder to amend Colorado Constitutution advances in Senate

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. state senator introducing bill requiring state employees to pay more for medical benefits

Washington Post:
DC school principals briefed on how to eliminate teacher jobs

Washington Times:
Sen. Grassley probes border agent slaying
Seeks answers about firearms that smugglers were allowed to buy

Denver Post:
Iconic "Sleeper" house faces a more energy-efficient future

USA Today:
Naked woman creates ruckus on Delta flight to New York

Boston Globe:
US Justice Dept. will review death of student for civil rights violations
Jury did not indict any police officers involved in death

Washington Post:
As Egypt uprising inspires Middle East, Iran sees biggest protests in a year

Boston Globe:
Romney reaches out to business, but isn’t ready to show hand

USA Today:
Fired Agriculture employee Sherrod sues conservative website owner Breitbart

Palm Beach Post:
Nephew of Dalai Lama killed along Fla. highway

Politico:
Tough-talking Gov. Chris Christie plans D.C. rollout
Speech on fiscal responsibility sure to stoke speculation about his national prospects

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie to announce $584M for construction, renovation of 10 N.J. schools

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
U.S. education secretary criticizes N.J. GOP plan to cut preschool budget in urban areas

Baltimore Sun:
Teacher buyouts cause backlash in city
Parents, experts say district could lose strongest teachers

Arizona Republic:
Gov. Jan Brewer touts bill to reduce business taxes, create jobs

Washington Post:
Md. Senate likely to approve same-sex marriage bill

Baltimore Sun:
Loyola investigating whether professor has ties to hate group
At U.S. House hearing, professor accused of ties to League of the South

The Hill:
GOP expects chaotic House debate over party’s planned $61B in cuts

Politico:
Businesses cool to Barack Obama's budget

The Hill:
Israelis are worried about two more years of President Obama
Fretting over U.S. policy

Arizona Republic:
Goodyear police: Student had gun, planned to shoot teacher

Washington Post:
Neil Barofsky, TARP's outspoken overseer, will resign
Barofsky showed little reluctance in criticizing administration officials

Baltimore Sun:
Number of black-owned firms grows 61% in Baltimore area

Politico:
Mitch Daniels says Republicans needed to broaden their appeal to win elections
Rush Limbaughs says Daniels is pushing to discredit talk radio and tea party

Politico:
Liberals launch anti-Darrell Issa crusade

USA Today:
Colombia nabs fully submersible drug submarine

USA Today:
$1.1M super car making its way to USA
Pagani Huayra model is 700-horsepower two-seater

Los Angeles Times:
Energy group targets Oscar-nominated 'Gasland' docoumentary
Oil and natural gas producers say film is full of errors, lies

Providence Journal:
RI Governor Chafee to lead fact-finding trip to Houston
Studying city's strategy for developing a cluster of medical facilities

The Hill:
Elder Bush to receive top honor (Medal of Freedom) from Obama

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
NY health officials launch condom finder phone app