Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

September 4, 2012 - 8:38 AM

Washington Times:
Many voters at odds over Obama’s geniality and capability
They really, really like Obama, but not sure they’ll back him

The Hill:
Hill Poll: Voters say second term undeserved, country is worse off
54 percent say Obama does not deserve reelection based solely on his job performance

New York Times:
New York has experienced a summer of shooting, despite strict gun control

The Hill:
Dems back global climate deal in their platform
calls for an international deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions

Philadelphia Inquirer:
U-Penn class requirement: Go to political convention
Students must attend one of the national conventions in course taught by David Eisenhower

Politico:
Nicki Minaj raps: I'm voting for Romney

The Hill:
Unions dig in for Obama despite disappointment with his record

USA Today:
GOP launches 'Obama Isn't Working' message at DNC

Los Angeles Times:
Teachers unions' alliance with Democratic Party frays

Washington Post:
Obama, Romney campaigns clash on Labor Day over whether Americans are better off

New York Times:
Democrats Say U.S. Is Better Off Than Four Years Ago

Politico:
Report: Bill Clinton aide voting Romney

Washington Times:
Obama fears low-turnout from key groups

Politico:
President Obama: We weren't 'behind the 8-ball' on Isaac
Says his visit to New Orleans on Monday was more than a photo-op

Politico:
Sandra Fluke takes offense at Bill O’Reilly's condom jibe
O’Reilly implied that condoms should drop from the ceiling at the end of her convention speech

Politico:
Elizabeth Warren enters the fall home stretch trailing Republican Sen. Scott Brown in polls

Politico:
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: GOP has 'superficial' diversity

Washington Post:
D.C. police working with developers to prevent crime through design

Politico:
Paul Ryan: Obama didn’t close the plant
He promised to lead an effort to retool the plant, but never did

USA Today:
Study sees no nutritional edge in organic food

Politico:
Right rallies for 'Empty Chair Day' in show of solidarity for Clint Eastwood

USA Today:
Fla. Keys seek to save historic 'bridge to nowhere'

Politico:
Reporters: We loathe 2012 campaign

Chicago Sun-Times:
Teachers rally; Union president calls Emanuel a ‘liar and bully’

Chicago Tribune:
More older workers making up labor force

Politico:
Obama dialed back his rhetoric on Afghanistan on Monday
Did not repeat earlier statements about all U.S. forces coming home by the end of 2014

Fox News:
U. of Texas backs professor in battle with gay blogger

Prof's study found children of same-sex parents more likely to be depressed or on welfare

Fox News:
U.S. gas prices at highest ever for Labor Day weekend

Los Angeles Times:
L.A. schools moving away from zero tolerance policies

Washington Times:
Maryland will stop putting protective order filers’ names online