Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, October 19, 2010

October 19, 2010 - 8:27 AM

The Local:
Sweden considers healthcare for illegals

Denver Post:
Loveland congregation taps controversial artist to paint Christ portrait
Chagoya's piece for a local gallery showed Christ in a sexual act

Politico:
Republicans put 99 Democrat-held House seats in danger

The Hill:
Almost half of likely voters view healthcare reform unfavorably

The Hill:
Republican Sen. Gregg: Repeal not best tactic on health reform

Fox News:
Some GOP House leaders push post-election compromise
Say passing legislation will earn them more credibility with voters

Fox News:
Virginia's AG says liberty trumps health care law
Arguments look like practice for eventual Supreme Court case

Washington Times:
Lawmakers backpedal on federal minimum wage for U.S. territories
Requirement sapped thousands of jobs from American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands

Fox News:
Taxpayers Anxiously Await Annual 'Patch' to Alternative Minimum Tax

Washington Post:
Threat grows as Mexican cartels beef up U.S. presence
San Diego venture functioned almost like a franchise, prosecutors say

USA Today:
Islamic banking is gaining popularity in emerging markets
Sharia law restricts rates and encourages clear terms

Politico:
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand featured in Vogue magazine's November issue
Glamour girl (Democrat)

The Hill:
'We must win, and we will win this election,' Pelosi tells steelworkers

Washington Times:
CIA sues ex-agent for book's breach of 'secrecy'
Former deep-cover agent published book without allowing censors to remove portions

Politico:
States want federal government to scale a key piece of the health care law
State officials, insurers say the spending restrictions are too much, too soon

Washington Post:
D.C. public schools now serving early dinner to an estimated 10,000 students
Many students getting three meals a day at school

USA Today:
Airlines seek to move air marshals from first class

Washington Times:
Obama may opt for new military advisers, as terms for 4 Joint Chiefs come to end

USA Today:
Gay teens told 'It Gets Better'; Project seeks to reassure the young and the tormented

Washington Times:
Obama administration backs disputed Tennessee mosque expansion
Justice Department files brief in suit

Washington Times:
Senate race a litmus test for Pennsylvania

Washington Times/AP:
Palin starts 'tea party' bus tour with Nevada tease for 2012 run

Politico:
Poll finds D.C. elites tepid to tea party

Washington Post:
Meg Whitman's $139 million could turn Calif. governor's vote

Politico:
Joe Manchin, John Raese duel over Obama

Politico:
Obama cuts radio ad for liberal Sen. Barbara Boxer

Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
Taliban's Influence Expands Into Northern Afghanistan

Washington Times:
Bin Laden  reported in Pakistan; Protected on border by locals, CNN says

Washington Times:
U.S.-Turkish alliance strong despite differences, Defense Secretary Gates says

Los Angeles Times:
Mexico authorities seize 105 tons of marijuana destined for the U.S.

USA Today:
Barbara Walters scolds co-hosts over Bill O'Reilly segment

Los Angeles Times:
Bank of America ends freeze on foreclosures in 23 states

Boston Globe:
For young letter writer, a surprising reply from Obama

Houston Chronicle:
Rep. Ted Poe: Mexican law enforcement unlikely to solve jet ski shooting
Either 'corrupt or incompetent,' he says

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie, N.J. Sen. Scutari spar over medical marijuana rules

The State (S.C.):
Mark Sanford is still seeing Argentine lover, Jenny Sanford says

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Jersey butchers warn against wearing a Lady Gaga meat dress for Halloween

Baltimore Sun:
Abandoned homes tax Baltimore Fire Department