Pelosi Thanks President Bush: Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, May 4, 2011

May 4, 2011 - 7:38 AM

The Hill:
Pelosi thanks President Bush for his role in bin Laden's destruction
In phone call, she hailed 'the leadership role he had played in this quest over the years'

UK Daily Mail:
Obama took 16 hours to make up his mind about Bin Laden mission
President 'slept on it' as tense military chiefs awaited decision

The Hill:
President punts immigration reform issue to Congress
No indication that he'll craft a plan of his own

Washington Post:
Bipartisan effort to reach deal to control national debt stalls

Politico:
White House plans push on lowering corporate tax rates

Fox News:
House Republicans Pass Piecemeal Health Care Repeal Bill

Washington Post:
New details reveal uncertainty before bin Laden raid
Backpedaling on what happened during raid created awkward moment for Obama administration

Washington Post:
Bin Laden photos: Editors debate showing graphic images of dead body

Washington Post:
Efforts to get the economy going may devalue the dollar

The Hill:
Rep. Steny Hoyer pushes 'Make It in America' strategy

Houston Chronicle:
U.S. should legalize drugs to curb violence, Mexican President Fox says
Ex-president of Mexico also calls on America to scrap the fence

USA Today:
Panetta: Obama did not see bin Laden being killed

Houston Chronicle:
Texas teacher accused of making insensitive remark to Muslim student
On bin Laden: 'I bet that you're grieving,' he told the student

Fox News:
Sheriff Tells Congress That Border Patrol Agents Ordered to Reduce Arrests

Politico:
Panetta: White House kept mum, fearing Pakistanis would tip off bin Laden

Boston Globe:
Calls grow for Afghan pullout; Bin Laden demise changes the debate

Washington Times:
Virginia governor's line-item veto cuts PBS funds
Governor McDonnell ‘serious’ about spending

Sacramento Bee:
California weighs shorter school year as budgets wane

Politico:
George W. Bush says no to Obama's Ground Zero invitation
Former president won't join Obama in NYC on Thursday

Washington Times:
Debate flares anew on harsh interrogation

Politico:
Whose terrorism policies get credit: George W. Bush or Barack Obama?

Washington Times:
Outsider hired for Obama speeches
White House is spending tens of thousands of dollars on a public relations firm

Washington Post:
In Iraq, assassinations are a nightly event

Washington Times:
John Bolton op-ed: Israel’s increasing vulnerability

Los Angeles Times:
As Americans bulge, Coast Guard raises estimate of average passenger weight

Washington Post:
Libya’s rebel government asks for $3 billion in international loans

Denver Post/AP:
Americans 45 and older are new voting-age majority

Washington Post:
Prince Charles visits D.C. urban farm

Politico:
Liberal group announces rollout of a new website, News Corp Watch
Will focus mostly on the corporate side of Rupert Murdoch’s conglomerate

USA Today:
NCAA says Boise State football broke rules

Philadelphia Inquirer:
NFL: Steelers' player Tweets about bin Laden death spark controversy

USA Today:
Calif. lawmakers assail hospital CEO's $4M retirement package

Boston Globe:
Massachusetts House votes to override deal to close Boston cigar bars

Boston Globe:
Harvard professor receives peace award

Daily Caller:
White House asked California paper to take out unflattering remark about first lady

Arizona Republic/AP:
World population to hit 10.1 billion by 2100

The Hill:
Bin Laden looms over GOP's first presidential primary debate

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Gingrich, in NH, speaks of need for self reliance, calls President 'radical'

The Hill:
Obama Cabinet officials denounce 'cheap shots' at federal workers

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie pushes for stricter rule for white-collar workers to qualify for overtime in N.J.