Newspaper Roundup for Monday, January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011 - 8:53 AM

Washington Post:
In nod to gays, HUD tackles housing bias
Proposed rule changes would bar lenders from considering sexual orientation or gender identity

Fox News:
On Roe V. Wade Anniversary, Abortion Foes Increasingly Confident of 'Cultural Shift'

Denver Post:
Design selected for I-70 wildlife crossing
It's considered a potential "model for the world"

Houston Chronicle:
A US-Mexico border fence that never was
Virtual barrier began in rush of optimism, ended in rhetoric, red ink

Denver Post:
Medical-marijuana dispensaries' effect on crime unclear

Washington Post:
Va. expects scathing Justice Dept. critique of system for caring for developmentally disabled

New Jersey Star Ledger:
NJ legislation rewards doctors, hospitals and insurance companies
For preventing and controlling illnesses in state’s poorest communities

Washington Post:
Great Plains oil pipeline plan sparks grass-roots activism, high-stakes lobbying

Wash Post/AP:
Bitter cold hits Northeast, woman dies in driveway

Politico:
Christian conservatives urged to consider “a new litmus test” for candidates
Beyond traditional cultural issues

Fox News:
Obama, GOP in Spending Showdown

Politico:
Cantor seems to confirm $60b in cuts now, more later

Washington Post:
Key questions and answers on the debt limit

Politico:
W.H. may allow new military tribunals

Politico:
Another step toward Romney 2012: Marriott bans porn

Politico:
Mitt Romney wins N.H. GOP straw poll

Fox News:
Obama Tacks Center, but Debt Reduction Remains Elusive

Fox News:
Rep. Paul Ryan's star rising; he'll give rebuttal to Obama's big speech
Republican hailed for budget 'sanity'

Boston Globe:
Gov. Patrick seeks to end costly use of private lawyers for the indigent
Calls for public defender overhaul

Politico:
McCain wants less SOTU cheering

Washington Times:
Social issues top GOP state agendas; New majorities revisit gun laws, abortion rights

Washington Post:
Librarian at inner-city DC school scrambles for books
Shelves are almost empty

Fox News/AP:
Women Claim Abortions Left Them Sterile

Boston Globe:
Documentary explores side effects of a hypercompetitive school environment

New York Times:
Mortgage Giants Leave Legal Bills to the Taxpayers
Cost was a closely guarded secret until last week

Washington Post:
Traceability rule represents big adjustment for food industry

Washington Times:
Chinese firm tied to steel used in Iran nukes
State Dept. warned Beijing on sale

Washington Times:
Flotilla report clears Israel; new blockade break planned

Politico:
Chuck Schumer warns of 'crisis' in Judiciary

Washington Post:
With Giffords in Houston, staff vows to carry on her work

Politico:
Fickle independents return to Barack Obama

Politico:
N.H. tea party win a sign for 2012?

Denver Post:
Some firms' holiday parties wait until after year's books close

New York Times:
Olbermann Split Came After Years of Tension

Providence Journal:
R.I. education commissioner urges teachers’ union head to attend national conference
Conference in Denver designed to improve relations between labor and management