Newspaper Roundup for Monday, December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011 - 11:36 AM

The Hill:
Report from Fox5 Atlanta says Cain will endorse Gingrich on Monday

Washington Post:
Some Democratic strategists worry about Gingrich’s potential appeal

Could energize conservative base and chip away at Democratic support among Hispanics

Boston Globe:
Congress could add almost $200 billion to the federal ledger this month

Includes renewal of Social Security payroll tax cut

Washington Times:
Harry Reid set to offer a “compromise" payroll tax cut plan on Monday

Washington Post:
Fed up federal workers to feast on free food

Social media network hosting a “Free Food Trucks for Feds” event next Thursday

The Hill:
White House opens offensive to confirm Richard Cordray as consumer agency head
Republicans oppose the structure of the agency itself

Washington Post:
Chinese climate negotiators raise possibility of global warming pact by 2020

The Hill:
Rep. Frank likens Republican field to characters from 'The Wizard of Oz'

The Hill:
Obama offers Pakistan leader ‘condolences’ over air strike deaths

Washington Post:
Iran says it downed U.S. stealth drone; Pentagon acknowledges aircraft downing

Fox News:
U.S. Begins Pulling Drones From Pakistan Air Base

Pakistan told the U.S. last month to leave within 15 days following deadly drone strike

Los Angeles Times:
Mysterious blasts, slayings suggest covert efforts in Iran

Fox News/AP:
Iran Says It Shot Down Unmanned U.S. Spy Plane

Washington Times:
Police dismantle Occupy shelter, arrest 31

Fox News:
Death at Texas 'Occupy' Camp Suspected to be Drug-Related

Los Angeles Times:
Trash from Occupy L.A. not recycled

Arizona Republic:
McCain: Hispanic vote 'up for grabs'

USA Today:
Many have little to no savings as retirement looms

New York Times:
Cuomo Pushes New Tax Rates for Big Earners

Palm Beach Post:
Florida farmers warn of impending crisis if undocumented workers taken away

The Legal Workforce Act, pending in Congress, would take workers away

Fox News:
Connecticut Governor Orders Investigation Into 'Possible Fraud' in Post-Hurricane Food Aid Program

Incomes clearly disqualified some people who received money

Washington Times:
D.C. council member accused of using public funds for personal gain

FBI raids his home

Los Angeles Times:
Newt Gingrich claims Iowa lead in Des Moines Register poll

Fox News:
Sen. Coburn: Gingrich 'brilliant,' but lacking in leadership

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
To increase black presence in N.J. State Police, recruiters turn to churches

USA Today:
Muslim Brotherhood top winner in Egyptian election

Politico:
Obama White House steps up outreach to black voters

Politico:
Trump suggests his endorsement will be key

USA Today:
Investors going for sin stocks: Tobacco, alcohol, gambling

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Facing bankruptcy, U.S. Postal Service to announce $3 billion in reductions

Fox News/AP:
Former Miss USA Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge in Michigan

USA Today:
Budget cuts, supercommittee failure hit D.C.-area hotels

Boston Herald/AP:
Madonna to perform at halftime of Super Bowl

Houston Chronicle:
Televangelist Eddie Long taking time off after wife files for divorce

Los Angeles Times:
Mexico's President Calderon says drug cartels threaten democracy