Newspaper Roundup for Monday, March 19, 2012

By Susan Jones | March 19, 2012 | 8:16 AM EDT

Los Angeles Daily News:
$20 million, experimental trash-to-fuel project killed

Birth control controversies serve as a fundraising boon

Los Angeles Times:
Gun tracking operation freed a top suspect
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Federal agents stopped the main target of the ill-fated Operation Fast and Furious in May 2010. After they questioned him, he disappeared back into Mexico, and the program went on to spiral out of control.

Houston Chronicle:
Lindsay Lohan on “house arrest” after alleged hit and run

The Hill:
The Hill Poll: Voter gloom on Obama’s jobs, gas, debt policies

New York Times:
Drones at Issue as U.S. Rebuilds Ties to Pakistan

New York Times:
Under Pressure, New York Moves to Soften Tough Medicaid Audits

Sen. Scott Brown makes raunchy comment at Santroum's expense

The Hill:
Romney says Obama’s ‘failed leadership’ hurt Afghanistan mission

Arizona Republic:
Bill divides electronic-billboard firms, astronomy industry

Chicago Sun-Times:
Romney and Santorum tangle over who is “economic heavyweight”

San Diego Union-Tribune:
FDA: Should people self-screen for disease?

USA Today:
As gasoline prices rise, so does push for bicycle trails

Washington Post:
Obama’s high-dollar donations lagging

Washington Post:
House Republican Rep. Paul Ryan to unveil new budget

Washington Times:
Same-sex benefits a powder keg in Pentagon
Rights fight pits Holder vs. Panetta

Washington Post:
Obama’s pitch to swing-state women

USA Today:
You need $150,000 a year to cover the basics, some extras, and savings

Fox News/AP:
Mexican cartel says no violence during papal visit