Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, October 6, 2010

October 6, 2010 - 8:20 AM

USA Today:
Lawsuits over health care law heat up
Burst of litigation has Democrats, Obama Administration playing defense

Boston Globe:
US government offers mortgage aid to the jobless homeowners
May be able to borrow up to $50,000 for monthly mortgage payments

USA Today:
$162 million in stimulus funds not disclosed
Recovery.gov promised transparency on how government spends stimulus money

Boston Globe:
U.S. congressman's wife will plead guilty to tax fraud
Charges against wife of Democrat John Tierney involve her gambler brother

The Hill:
Frustrated House still waiting for Senate action on 420 bills

Boston Globe:
Federal officials will 'compel' Mass. police to join immigration enforcement program
Checks immigration status of everyone arrested and fingerprinted

Politico:
Bob Woodward: Hillary Clinton as VP is 'on the table'

New York Times:
Obama strains to get liberals back into fold ahead of vote

Fox News/AP:
Biden says he'll 'strangle' Republicans who complain about the federal budget

The Hill:
GOP takes lead in many House districts but races remain tight

Politico:
Health care vote haunts pro-life Democrats

Washington Post:
Few Republicans campaigning on 'Pledge to America'

Arizona Republic:
Poll: Voters prefer budget cuts over tax hikes to fix state budget

Houston Chronicle:
Palin mixes politics, motherhood at Houston fundraiser
She also lays into Obamacare and the president for being pro-abortion

The Hill:
Female candidates face media 'misogyny,' campaign says

Politico:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce launches campaign against Dem regulations
Includes board game in which players must navigate burdensome regulations

Boston Globe:
Obama plans to stump for Gov. Deval Patrick next week

Fox News:
Franken to stump for Coons in race against non-witch O'Donnell

The Hill:
Hillary Clinton urged to push for “global climate fund” to help developing countries
Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee want her to act

Providence Journal:
Bid to alter state’s name stirs passions
'State of R.I. and Providence Plantations' evokes slavery to some

Los Angeles Times:
Meg Whitman's ex-housekeeper files claims for unpaid wages

Fox News:
Education Officials 'Silent' Over Rash of Teen Suicides
Where's the "safe schools" chief appointed to deal with gay bullying?

Boston Globe:
10-year-old dies in apparent suicide; Mother found her hanged; motive unclear

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. law may bar Gov. Christie, Mayor Booker from taking active role in $100M schools grant

Los Angeles Times:
Settlement limits L.A. teachers' seniority protection

Washington Post:
Amid backlash and budget deficits, government workers' pensions are targets

Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
U.S. slams Pakistani effort against militants

Denver Post/AP:
Survey: Latinos much less likely than rest of U.S. to vote

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
U.S. Transportation Department devises new way to rate auto safety

The Hill:
Transportation Secretary LaHood urges Congress to move on infrastructure investment after election

Politico:
CEOs pitch White House on cost-cutting tech

Denver Post:
Walk to School Day aims to get more feet, not vehicles, on the street

Philadelphia Inquirer:
State House passes bill expanding gun-owners' rights

Politico:
Polls become another spin weapon

Politico:
Limbaugh's latest Obama slam: 'jackass'

Politico:
Nevada Tea Party chief quits over tape
Video captured Republican Sharron Angle badmouthing GOP leaders

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Drexel U's new president outlines plan to revitalize Philly neighborhood
Plan includes expanded safety-patrol zone, loan forgiveness for employees who buy homes in the area

Washington Post:
In Washington, D.C., funerals provide 'opportunity' for retaliatory violence

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Police officers accused of robbing drug dealers
New blow to Philadelphia police force's reputation

Washington Times:
Supreme Court weighs privacy rights of feds; Background check inquires about drug treatment

Washington Times:
Obama use of foe's tax records reviewed; Speeches assailed Koch Industries

Washington Post:
USA Today's overhaul cuts 35 newsroom positions
De-emphasizing print edition in favor of content for mobile devices

San Francisco Chronicle:
Electronics recycling at prisons under fire; Exposure to toxic metals under fire