Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 - 9:04 AM

Denver Post:
Colorado parents of transgender 1st-grader file complaint over restroom ban


The Hill:
Boehner: Tax reform to be H.R. 1 (signature issue)
First rewrite of the tax code since 1986

Politico:
House Republicans meeting Wednesday on continuing resolution

The Hill:
Labor Dept. broadens authority to probe pay discrimination claims
Replaces Bush-era directives with new guidance for employers

Washington Times:
Republican attorneys general see Obama misuse of power
Obama reneging on border security, overstepping on health care

Washington Times:
Report: Hispanics don’t reward pro-immigration Republicans

Washington Post:
U.S. moves toward providing direct aid to Syrian rebels

Washington Times:
Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr.: States to get guidance on legalized marijuana
Conflict with federal law at issue

Washington Post:
Study ties black-white wealth gap to stubborn disparities in real estate
“The racial wealth gap is the civil rights agenda for the 21st century”

Politico:
Marco Rubio courts Wall Street, looking for big donors for 2016

New York Times:
Justices Turn Back Challenge to Broader U.S. Eavesdropping

The Hill:
Biden meets with retired military for help on gun control

Fox News:
Students Told to Call 9-11 Hijackers “Freedom Fighters”

Politico:
Club for Growth, the anti-tax group, seeking primary challengers for 9 GOP lawmakers

The Hill:
As sequester looms, Rep. Walter Jones demands cap on congressional travel overseas

The Hill:
GAO: Health law will increase deficit if cost-cutting steps stop

Washington Post:
McCain, Graham say Obama understands border security’s link to immigration reform

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie unveils $32.9B N.J. budget that expands Medicaid

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie signs internet gambling into law

USA Today:
2 police officers shot dead in California

Chicago Tribune:
AP Stylebook includes a broader meaning for 'husband,' 'wife'
To suit same-sex couples

USA Today:
Student shot near S.C. college campus dies

The Hill:
Anti-McConnell group apologizes for tweet directed at senator's wife

Politico:
Group under fire for McConnell tweets also faces FEC questions

The Hill:
Obama cybersecurity chief warns further regulations may be required

Politico:
Gun talks are stalled over universal background checks

New York Times:
Now Gathering in Rome, a Conclave of Fallible Cardinals

New York Times:
Austerity Kills Government Jobs as Cuts to Budgets Loom

Politico:
House likely to pass Senate Violence Against Women Act this week

South Florida Sun Sentinel:
Federal report: South Florida leads nation in reports of identity theft

Washington Post:
Rare Criticism of Michelle Obama from the Left
She ought to be a Supreme Court nominee, not a Hollywood presenter