Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, November 24, 2009

November 24, 2009 - 6:56 AM
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Politico:
Democrats eye new tax on individuals, corporations to pay for Afghanistan war
War surtax: 'Pay as you fight'
 
Politico:
Budget director sits in on Afghanistan strategy meeting
Signals growing concern about war's costs
 
Washington Post:
McChrystal and U.S. ambassador to testify on Afghanistan war next week
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. engineers say stimulus-funded projects stalled by bureaucracy
Onerous reporting requirements cited
 
USA Today:
Feds target misuse of stimulus cash
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
California's stimulus job totals raise concern
Number of public safety jobs created or saved with federal money 'vastly overstated'
 
Washington Times:
Top Republican lawmakers not invited to State Dinner
 
Politico:
Lou Dobbs mulls White House bid
 
Fox News:
Marietta, Ga., Lawmakers to Review 'So Help Me God' Police Oath
 
Washington Times:
Food snobs fork out $225 for taste of heritage (rare breed) turkey
 
Boston Globe:
Pair charged with threatening law officers in YouTube video
 
Washington Post:
Nuclear power regains support as tool against climate change
Even green groups see it as 'part of the answer'
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Proposed bill requires N.J. restaurant chains to include calorie count on menus
 
Politico:
Bishops search for Senate sponsor of their pro-life amendment
 
Los Angeles Times:
U.S. youths recruited to fight in Somali militia, authorities say
 
Washington Post:
Declining enrollment may force 14 Catholic schools in D.C., Md., to close
 
Washington Post:
Lawmaker defends Rep. Patrick Kennedy in Communion flap
 
Boston Globe:
In Mass., two Senate hopefuls criticize R.I. bishop
 
Fox News:
Palin Draws Thousands to Book Signing at Fort Bragg
 
Politico:
Sarah Palin said to be uninformed on Latino issues
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Analysis says 23 percent of U.S. homeowners have 'underwater mortgages'
 
Washington Post:
Blacks hit hard by poor economy
34.5 percent of young African American men are unemployed
 
Boston Globe:
Mass. professors file health care lawsuit
Adjunct instructors challenge denial of insurance coverage
 
Washington Post:
Vaccine system remains antiquated
New production techniques are mostly years away from being implemented
 
Washington Post/AP:
Clemson to get $98M for wind energy test facility
 
Washington Times:
Conservatives want to bar GOP funding for candidates who fail a conservative litmus test
 
Politico:
RNC fires its communications director
Steele reportedly wanted more credit for Republican election victories

Washington Times:
Democrat Virginia governor hints of state tax hikes
Republican Gov.-Elect McDonnell disavows move

Los Angeles Times:
Conservation is seen as key to dealing with state's water woes

Fox News:
ACORN Dumped Sensitive Documents as Probe Began, Private Investigator Says

Fox News:
Union Leader Resigns Amid Criticism for Threatening Legal Action Over Boy Scout's Volunteerism

Los Angeles Times:
Five Long Beach teens arrested for allegedly groping classmates

Fox News:
Girl, 14, may have arranged classmate's gang rape
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Sharpton decries black-on-black violence
National Day of Outrage