Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012 - 9:51 AM

The Hill:
McConnell to skip healthcare reform repeal votes until after election
Doesn't want to give Dems 'cover' in an election year

The Hill:
Pressure is on Senate after House kills healthcare law's ‘rationing board’
2 Dems joined Republicans in voting to nix the Independent Payment Advisory Board

USA Today:
Graphic cigarette label warnings ruled illegal
They "violate the 1st Amendment by unconstitutionally compelling speech"

Fox News:
Netanyahu expected to press Obama to threaten Iran with military action

Politico:
Rush Limbaugh blasted for ‘slut’ comment about G'town Law student
Dems trotted out Sandra Fluke to blast Republicans on birth control

Washington Times:
Bipartisan lunch has White House optimistic on jobs

Politico:
Rep. Moran tells D.C. Metro system to drop ad telling Obama to 'go to hell'

Politico:
Bill Clinton on Keystone XL pipeline: 'Embrace' it

Politico:
Obama "benefiting" from drilling policies enacted under Bush, Issa says

Washington Times:
Santorum claims win despite loss in Michigan

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. legislator proposes measure requiring all newborns and their parents undergo genetic testing

USA Today:
States consider drug testing welfare recipients

Politico:
Despite Mitt wins, both sides keep eying Jeb

Fox News:
Bank of America considering monthly fee for basic accounts

Fox News:
NCAA tells U-North Dakota: Don't bring Fighting Sioux name to playoffs

Miami Herald:
Guantánamo captive’s deal: Testimony in trade for hope of freedom

Washington Times:
ACLU seeks limits on D.C. police tracking technology

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Gov. Christie to detail drug offender treatment plan today

Washington Post:
Bernanke testifies about the “uneven and modest” recovery

The Hill:
Ron Paul returns to DC to question and criticize Ben Bernanke

USA Today:
Federal judge admits he sent anti-Obama, racist e-mail

Politico:
Gas prices won’t drive inflation, Ben Bernanke says

Baltimore Sun:
Md. Gov. O'Malley set to sign same-sex marriage bill Thursday

Baltimore Sun:
Md. elections board OKs language for anti-gay marriage petition

Politico:
Judge issues rare order to release classified document
Lays out initial U.S. negotiating position on technical issue of free trade agreement

Washington Post:
Rep. David Dreier to retire at end of year

Politico:
Feds raid home of Rep. Fattah's son