Newspaper Roundup for Friday, December 9, 2011

By Susan Jones | December 9, 2011 | 7:37 AM EST

Arizona Republic:
Transgender woman suing ICE, alleges abuse at immigration detention center

The Hill:
GOP wants to reduce total number of weeks unemployed workers are eligible for benefits

The Hill:
Rep. Allen West apologizes to America for Congress' failure to cut spending

Washington Times:
Romney supporters slam Gingrich’s leadership skills, vanity

Wall Street Journal:
Peggy Noonan: Gingrich Is Inspiring—and Disturbing
The first potential president about whom there is too much informatio

Palm Beach Post:
Gingrich leads Romney in Fla. poll

Ron Paul: 'Glee' in administration after 9/11

The Hill:
Obama: More jobs from payroll tax package than Keystone approval

USA Today:
States expand lucrative pensions to more jobs
Special retirement benefits were once reserved for police, firefighters

The Hill:
Three congressional staffers canned after tweets reveal drinking on the job

The Hill:
House passes bill to black EPA from regulating 'farm dust'

Fox News:
Muslim Cleric's Warning: Cucumbers Too Sexy for Women

Fox News:
Holder Suggests 'Fast and Furious' Guns Will Be Used in Crimes for 'Years to Come'

USA Today:
Hundreds of NASA's moon rocks reported missing

Chicago Sun-Times:
Judge to well-known Naperville squatter: Get a job

Washington Post:
Obama fires back at Romney for his “appeasement” comment

The Hill:
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz to endorse Santorum on Friday

Denver Post:
Denver schools panel recommends later start date to avoid summer heat

Houston Chronicle:
Houston Hermès closes after thieves strike at luxury store

Houston Chronicle:
2nd child shot by mom at welfare office dies

Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Romney Bests Gingrich in Matchups Against Obama

Fox News:
Unprecedented Boom Has Jobs Looking for People in North Dakota