Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, February 20, 2012

February 20, 2013 - 9:53 AM

Washington Times:
For Congress, fundraising trumps voting

New York Times:
Four Are Dead After a String of Shotgun Shootings in California

San Francisco Chronicle:
Wiccan inmates can sue to gain chaplain

Chicago Sun-Times:
NRA: Let bus and L riders pack heat

The Hill:
Administration revives wage and overtime fight for home-care workers

Chicago Sun-Times:
Emanuel asks business community to raise $50 million to help at-risk kids

Politico:
Obama to sit for 8 local interviews on sequester
He continues to ratchet up his pressure on lawmakers to take action

Chicago Sun-Times:
Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson expected to plead guilty Wednesday

Politico:
Congress eyeing new fees or tax hikes for road and bridge repair

Fox News:
Marijuana tourism is on the way to Colorado
But -- "Marijuana purchased in Colorado must stay in Colorado"

Politico:
New Jersey Poll: Hillary Clinton edges out Chris Christie

The Hill:
Ethics woes trail Sen. Menendez to Afghanistan

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Penn Health System to stop hiring smokers

Philadelphia Inquirer:
At Temple, twitter counts as classroom participation in one class

Washington Post:
Plan would make D.C. the ‘healthiest, greenest and most livable’ city
Driving would be dramatically reduced

USA Today:
2013 gasoline prices could hit record highs

USA Today:
Budget cuts may weaken gun background checks, feds say
Under the sequester, $60 million would be cut from the ATF

Washington Times:
McDonnell urges Obama to work with Hill to avert sequesters

Washington Times:
David Axelrod, Obama strategist, joins MSNBC, NBC News
'Will contribute frequently across all broadcasts'

Washington Post:
Sequester just over a week away, but blame game has already begun

Washington Times:
Pink slips being printed as Congress vacations, defense industry likely to cut thousands of jobs

USA Today:
Robin Roberts returns to 'GMA'; Welcome back message from the Obamas

Washington Times:
Chinese ‘sky lanterns’ raise safety issue

San Francisco Chronicle:
Anger that illegal 'Dreamers' left out of Obamacare

San Francisco Chronicle:
572 San Francisco city workers and executives made more than Gov. Jerry Brown last year

Fox News:
Alabama House passes bill tightening restrictions on abortion clinics

Washington Post:
Prince George’s County student killed, 6th since the school year began

Politico:
Tea party group pictures Rove in Nazi uniform

Washington Post:
Longtime Baltimore gynecologist was secretly taping patients, police say
Patients shared secrets, trusted doctor who allegedly videotaped them

The Hill:
Christian women's group fires back at SNL's 'DJesus Uncrossed' parody

Fox News:
Detroit is in financial emergency, state-appointed review finds

Fox News:
Cash-strapped Postal Service to launch new clothing line

Fox News:
EPA official scrutinized over emails to resign

Fox News:
Texas woman arrested after calling 911 for cigarettes, police say

Providence Journal:
Mother of child with dwarfism convinces pickle maker to drop 'midget' label