Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, December 20, 2011

December 20, 2011 - 8:59 AM

Fox News:
White House Stands by Biden Statement That Taliban Isn't U.S. Enemy

Washington Post:
Poll: Gingrich, Romney in dead heat nationally

USA Today:
Poll: Americans don't like what they see in 2012 race

Washington Post:
House Republicans intent on killing Senate payroll tax cut deal

Washington Post:
White House sticks to secrecy as the death toll in drone strikes surges

USA Today:
Patients overwhelmingly favor access to doctors' records on their health

Washington Times:
70 arrested in D.C. drug, gun sting
Yearlong effort helped close 17 armed robberies

Fox News:
EPA Ponders Expanded Regulatory Power In Name of 'Sustainable Development'

The Hill:
GOP House freshmen hit Senate Republicans for support of tax bill

The Hill:
Pro-Keystone Senate Democrats push House to approve payroll-tax bill

Arizona Republic:
ICE agents to do Maricopa County jail screening

Politico:
Darrell Issa wants to hear more from Holder

Houston Chronicle:
Another oops moment as Perry comments on North Korea’s ‘Kim Jong the Second’

USA Today:
First permit OK'd for oil drilling in Alaska National Petroleum Reserve

Washington Post:
After death of N. Korea’s Kim Jong Il, ‘it is scary how little we really know’

Denver Post:
Denver cops clear Occupy Denver; protesters set shelters aflame, then take to streets

Denver Post:
Secret Santas paying off layaway balances spread holiday spirit and cheer at Denver Kmart

Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court to hear arguments in March on healthcare law

Los Angeles Times:
Student gets 21 years for shooting gay classmate

Politico:
Ron Paul panic seizes Iowa establishment

Politico:
Anonymous group is making robocalls advocating for a Hillary presidential run next year

Houston Chronicle:
Rick Perry’s family tree includes Sam Houston, Harry Truman; Bushes related to Romney, Huntsman

Miami Herald:
Florida nudist campaign targets European tourists

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. gay couple fight for custody of twin 5-year-old girls