Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 - 9:45 AM

Washington Post:
ATF, charged with regulating guns, lacks resources and leadership

Fox News:
Gun sales surge after Connecticut massacre

Washington Post:
Study: D.C. third-graders have not improved in math, reading since 2007

Washington Times:
Border Patrol stops translating Spanish for other police

Fox News:
Obese killer on death row pardoned by Ohio governor

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie likely to gain support of powerful labor union in second bid for governor

The Hill:
House GOP seeks more documents in probe of health law's subsidies
Hope to derail a key feature of President Obama's healthcare law.

Chicago Tribune:
Firm to stop production of magnetic toy Buckyballs

Fox News:
Feds look other way as wind farms kill birds -- but haul oil and gas firms to court

The Hill:
Sen. Menendez likely to take Foreign Relations panel in wake of Kerry exit

Houston Chronicle:
Private equity firm to sell stake in Bushmaster gun maker

New York Times:
In Sign of Thawed Relations, U.S. to Send Aid to Pakistan

Washington Times:
GOP sees key gaps in report on Libya

New York Times:
Seeking Comfort in Song Amid the Whiz of Bullets

San Francisco Chronicle:
Traditional Christmas cards on upswing

Washington Times:
Use of coal in Capitol plant draws protesters

Politico:
News outlets contest bill for traveling with Romney
Complaints include "$745 per person charged for VP debate viewing party

Fox News:
Gun that landed U.S. Marine in Mexican prison was legal, says veteran guide

Fox News:
Alabama college football player booted from team over racist Obama tweet

Washington Times:
Tragedy strikes hearts, changes 
minds of pro-gun Democrats
Some willing to add restrictions

Politico:
Obama biographer gushes that Obama's Newtown speech like Gettysburg Address
“People will long remember what Barack Obama said in Newtown…his Gettysburg Address”

Politico:
David Letterman not joking about guns; Offers lavish praise for Obama

Politico:
Sarah Palin hits pols, media on Newtown

Washington Times:
Leahy becomes president pro tempore of Senate

Politico:
Obama campaign emails about Newtown shooting

Washington Post:
Washington region’s rising wealth brings new luxury brands and wealth managers

Philadelphia Inquirer:
New test could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease in live patients

Chicago Sun-Times:
22 in NIU frat charged with hazing in freshman’s alcohol-related death

Providence Journal:
Court rules R.I. town cannot require 24-hour shifts for firefighters