Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, March 6, 2013

March 6, 2013 - 10:46 AM

Politico:
D.C. snowstorm scrubs global-warming hearing

Washington Post:
D.C. Council considers gun insurance requirement

Providence Journal:
Former U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy mourns death of Venezuelan leader Chavez

Fox News:
Sen. Rand Paul slams Attorney General Holder for 'refusal' to rule out drone strikes in US

Politico:
Feds plan pitch to uninsured

Politico:
Smokers can skirt higher premiums by lying
But they'll pay hefty surcharges if they're discovered...

Politico:
Report: Anti-government ‘Patriot’ groups on rise
SPLC identified 1,360 “radical right” groups in 2012, but some aren't radical

Fox News:
White House cancels tours over sequester cuts, as lawmakers call decision political

Politico:
Wall Street blows off the sequester

Politico:
Now Dems worry: Did Obama cry wolf?

Providence Journal
Prank "No Mugging Zone" signs sprout in Providence; City taking them down

Washington Times:
IRS mum, but sequester isn’t likely to stall Obamacare taxes

Washington Times:
Email tells feds to make sequester as painful as promised

Washington Times:
Boehner: Goal Is Not to Shut Down Government

The Hill:
House GOP to shift focus from cuts to consider bill on job-training programs

Fox News:
TSA allows knives on planes, flight attendants union calls decision 'dangerous'

The Hill:
President faces deadline to find gatekeeper for new regulations

Washington Times:
‘The Bible’ tops ‘American Idol’ in Nielsen ratings

Denver Post:
Denver police chief rejects generous performance evaluations
Said the ratings were too high and "not everyone is outstanding"

Washington Post:
CDC says ‘nightmare bacteria’ a growing threat

Denver Post:
Bill allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in Colorado appears heading for passage

Washington Post:
Smog, disco, leisure suits: Portrait of the ’70s emerges from files of National Archives

Houston Chronicle:
Wild scene in Texas jury room leads to mistrial
Murder defendant's ex tries to sway jury in person

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Menendez: 'I haven't missed a beat' on the job despite allegations of scandal

Fox News:
Retired widow in North Carolina holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

The Hill:
Health insurance industry lobbying against major cuts to Medicare payments
Hoping to block a 2.2% cut in government payments to the Medicare Advantage plans

Philly.com:
Promise and perils of ‘personalized’ medicine
Uses genetic information to predict a patient's chances of coming down with diseases

Palm Beach Post:
Florida finds evidence of voter registration fraud

The Hill:
Senate Democrats to accept general spending level set in House bill

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
NH survey: Immigrants unaware of workers' comp


New Hampshire Union-Leader:
NH man, 81, to plead guilty to sexually assaulting girl, 14