Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, May 26, 2011

May 25, 2011 - 7:09 AM

USA Today:
Poll: Americans say 'no' to electric cars despite high gas prices

USA Today:
Obama administration buying 101 Chevrolet Volts, despite high cost

Fox News:
White House creates new position dedicated to damage control in the media

Politico:
Obama miscues on royal toast; speaks over British national anthem

Houston Chronicle:
Judge: Transgender widow's marriage to firefighter not valid

Philly.com/AP:
NJ school district might ban weekend homeworkThe Hill:
Dems to press for end to Afghan war during defense debate

Politico:
Senate Dems: Ryan's medicare plan hurts women

Politico op-ed:
Kathleen Sebelius: Improving the Medicare we already have

Politico:
The GOP's special-election curse

The Hill:
Senate Democrats may join rebuff of Obama on Israeli border issue

Arizona Republic:
Arizonans call the state's bluff, pay extra taxes
Voluntarily contributed to a fund called "I Didn't Pay Enough"

Washington Post:
For Romney, Pawlenty and Huntsman, Florida’s 2012 primary is wide open

Fox News:
Report: John Edwards Faces Indictment for Campaign Violations
Tried to hide his extramarital affair

USA Today:
Obamas attend queen's lavish dinner; Obama flubs toast

The Hill:
Sen. Grassley vows to block nominees until he gets answers on gun sales
Mexican drug cartels acquired more than 1,300 firearms from the U.S.

Politico:
National Republican Senatorial Committee pays $70K in discrimination lawsuit

Boston Globe:
Mass. labor leaders give up battle to protect certain collective bargaining rights
Health insurance costs expected to rise for teachers, firefighters, other municipal employees

Los Angeles Times:
Energy Department challenges students on home energy conservation

Fox News:
Tempers Flare at Hearing on EPA Policies

USA Today:
New York City is No. 1 in U.S. for bed bug infestations

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
NJ Republicans say state's highest court overstepped its authority
Ordered state to spend $500 million more on poor school districts next year

Fox News/Newscore:
Maria Shriver Leaked Husband's Love Child to Newspaper, Has Hired Private Eye

Washington Post:
Update: Tiffany says Newt Gingrich has paid off his 12-month, no-interest charge account

The Hill:
Four words that could hurt Obama next year are “Let me be clear.”

Palm Beach Post:
Four injured after gun accidentally discharges in Orlando restaurant

Boston Globe:
JFK had doubts about moon landing; Questioned costs, voters’ reactions

USA Today:
Study suggests 'born-again' believers have smaller brains

Los Angeles Times:
Santa Monica group aims to outlaw male circumcision

Fox News:
Contract Dispute With United Nations Could Lead to End of Diplomatic Immunity

Palm Beach Post:
Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s disapproval rating soars in latest Quinnipiac poll

The Hill:
Republican drawing up bill to legalize and regulate online poker sites

Washington Post:
Food makers resist lawmakers’ proposal for guidelines in marketing to children

Washington Times:
Congress raves over Israeli prime minister
Netanyahu set to make ‘compromises’

Los Angeles Times:
L.A. rises to No. 2 destination in U.S. for overseas visitors

Los Angeles Times:
U.S. sues oil traders for price manipulation

Arizona Republic:
Local unions sue over 2 new state laws
Violation of employees' free-speech rights alleged

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Princeton University acquires records from 1944 tax fraud probe involving Lyndon Johnson

Providence Journal:
Bill would let retired R.I. nurses return to work – and still collect pensions