Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, June 7, 2012
R.I. Labor Department to lay off dozens
Layoffs blamed on lower federal funding for fiscal year 2013
National Review Online:
New documents shed new light on Obama's ties to a leftist party in the 1990s
Produce stands legalized in Chicago
City Council authorizes licenses for movable outdoor fruit and vegetable carts
Boy Scouts will keep ban on gay leaders despite Eagle Scout's petition
Steny Hoyer's daughter announces she's gay
Inspired to come out after her father’s recent endorsement of same-sex marriage
Romney promises to "get the nation on track for a balanced budget"
Court to review Planned Parenthood funding ban in Texas
Issa: Obama administration classifies ordinary jobs as green jobs
Whistleblower helps Rep. Issa whack Justice Dept.
D.C. Council chairman resigns in disgrace
Federal indictment charges him with felony bank fraud
Panetta meets with U.S. commanders in Afghanistan to discuss rising violence
Los Angeles Times:
Prop. 29's tobacco tax teeters on edge of defeat
Panetta: Patience with Pakistan ‘reaching limits’
Kerry questions NYT decision to report U.S. cyberattacks on Iran
"Serious question whether or not that served our interest and whether the public had to know”
Word misspelled on Md. high school's diplomas
NYT responds to Kerry: "Our job is to report issues in the public interest"
McCain, White House clash over ‘grossly irresponsible’ national security leaks
Another blow to unions: Labor agreement dropped from D.C. area rail project
GOP proposes one-year extension of Bush tax rates
So winner of the November election can decide
Obama will not extend tax cuts, W.H. says
Wisconsin Gov. Walker in line for speaking spot at Republican convention
6 months after U.S. pulls back, can Iraq go it alone?
High turnover on congressional staffs leaves public short-changed
The most powerful nation on Earth is run largely by 24-year-olds
Fear keeps migrant workers from getting health care
California voters deal twin blows to unions
Approve cost-cutting moves on worker benefits, contracts
Ethics committee says case against Maxine Waters to move forward
Mass. teen guilty in fatal texting-while-driving crash
In Philly, first lady predicts close race in November
Give "a little part of your life each week to this campaign"
Los Angeles Times:
President Obama gets enthusiastic welcome at L.A. gay event
Barney Frank: Dems, unions made 'big mistake' in pushing for Wisconsin recall
Jeb Bush: 2012 was 'my time' to run
Pelosi to GOP: Call off recess
Rendell wavers on Obama's Pennsylvania prospects
Says the election will be determined by 4 Philadelphia suburban counties
After picture shows gas can in car seat, Colorado woman says she's 'not a bad mom'
Palm Beach police probed for writing too many tickets