Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012 - 10:09 AM

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Let the people decide: Gov. Christie calls for public vote on gay marriage bill
As Dems push the legislation

Politico:
Newt Gingrich rips Nancy Pelosi’s ‘strange fantasies’
'If she knows something, spit it out'

The Hill:
Liberal filmmaker Oliver Stone would vote for Ron Paul over Obama

Arizona Republic:
Small fry: First convictions in the government's botched Operation Fast and Furious
Two 'straw purchasers' plead guilty to buying guns that were destined for Mexico

Los Angeles Times:
House approves bill that would permit religious symbols on federal war memorials
The War Memorial Protection Act faces uncertainty in the Senate

USA Today:
Government knows best, #1: Proposed federal rules would limit kids' work on farms

USA Today:
Government knows best, #2: Requiring more fruits, veggies for school lunches

Los Angeles Times:
Landmark condom law for porn filming signed by L.A. mayor

Arizona Republic:
Study: Tamed dogs may go back 33,000 years

The Hill:
Obama announces financial crimes unit to be staffed by "highly trained investigators"

Baltimore Sun:
Voter registration among young people is down from a previous election high

Palm Beach Post:
Gingrich draws thousands in Fla. while Romney's, Santorum's crowds number in hundreds

Washington Times:
Libyan protesters lash out at new ‘monster’ in power
Protests grow across the country amid charges of corruption, secrecy, nepotism

Washington Post:
D.C. ‘prostitution-free zones’ probably unconstitutional, attorney general’s office says

Washington Times:
CEOs defend capitalism at Davos forum

Politico:
Senate Dems plot votes to roll back the Bush tax rates

Washington Times:
U.S. is maintaining a sizable ground, air and sea force in the Persian Gulf
Underscores the need to protect oil-producing states

USA Today:
Study: Psychedelic mushrooms may help treat depression

Denver Post/AP:
Embarrassing 'SHCOOL' sign replaced in NYC

Washington Times:
Park Service giving one more 'warning' to D.C. Occupiers before evicting them
Why can't tourists camp in McPherson Square? Republican asks

Washington Post:
Google plans to follow the activities of those who use Gmail, YouTube, search engine
Privacy changes take effect in March; users can’t opt out

Washington Post:
U.S. forces rescue kidnapped American aid worker Jessica Buchanan in Somalia
Danish worker also freed

Politico:
Obama's milk joke 2 percent funny; Commentators give it low marks

Washington Post:
Trent Franks leading effort to restrain abortion in D.C.

Los Angeles Times:
Romney: Obama swiped my ideas for State of the Union

The Hill:
Harry Reid supports rules change to eliminate filibuster of nominees

Washington Post:
D.C. chef warns his fans about location of speed cam trap

Washington Post:
D.C. fire chief to push for controversial change in firefighters’ work shifts
Change would be bad for morale, union says

USA Today:
Obama calls for offshore oil drilling and clean energy

Houston Chronicle:
Actress Cynthia Nixon ‘chose’ to live life as a lesbian
Says her homosexuality is a preference

Houston Chronicle:
Student disciplined for unauthorized potty break

Relieved himself in a water bottle after teacher refused to let him leave class

Miami Herald:
Potty purse snatching: Woman in next stall grabs bag from toilet tank

Los Angeles Times:
Starbucks to add beer, wine to menu at select coffee shops

Los Angeles Times:
Citibank deems frequent-flier miles taxable, but does the IRS?

Providence Journal:
RI religious leaders: 'Personal attacks must stop' in Cranston prayer case

The Hill:
Obama speech steers clear of Keystone pipeline rejection, Solyndra failure