Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, May 9, 2012

May 9, 2012 - 8:01 AM

Arizona Republic:
New efforts from BLM to guard desert in southern Arizona
Rangers brought in to keep smugglers from trashing the land

Fox News:
Justice Department employee calls Mississippi 'disgusting and shameful'
Department says he will not be assigned to matters involving Miss. "for the time being"

Providence Journal:
Pistol, bullets found in search of child's toys at R.I. airport

Politico:
Howard Dean: Republicans 'don't like Latinos'

The Hill:
Boehner: House will act before election to extend all tax rates

The Hill:
Obama ‘disappointed’ by North Carolina same-sex marriage ban

The Hill:
Pressure grows from Democrats for Obama to back same-sex marriage

The Hill:
Republicans want to set up a missile defense site on East Coast
Democrats say the plan is election-year politics to undercut Obama

Fox News:
Environmental groups collecting millions from federal agencies they sue, studies show

Miami Herald:
U-Miami medical school to lay off up to 800 workers
To deal with reduced government and private funding

Fox News:
Canadian officials considering genderless passports

Chicago Tribune:
Wisconsin recall is rematch of 2010 governor's race

Politico:
Health insurers flagged by HHS for “unreasonable” premium hikes are refusing to back down

Politico:
CEOs: Don’t raise taxes on dividends

Providence Journal:
R.I. officials warn West Warwick: Rein in pensions or go bankrupt

USA Today:
Illinois town resists detention site for illegal immigrants

Politico:
Student loan bill blocked in Senate

The Hill:
Senator gets increased security after 'kill the Claire bear' comment at rally

Fox News/Daily Caller:
Democratic lawmaker affirms support of subpoena for Holder on Fast and Furious

Politico:
Michele Bachmann claims Swiss citizenship

USA Today:
N.C. voters OK ban on gay marriage

Washington Post:
'Hillary Clinton, barefaced and bespectacled, is a refreshing image in politics'

Boston Herald:
Elizabeth Warren waves off reports that an ancestor helped round up Cherokees

USA Today:
Obama team knew early of Edwards affair

Politico:
Chris Christie won't say whether he'll seek reelection

The Hill:
Voter concerns about Iran might provide Romney opening on foreign policy

Washington Times:
Tea party favorite topples Lugar, Indiana’s 6-term senator
Race widely seen as a key test of tea party anger against incumbents

Politico:
House bill authorizing FDA user fees set for markup Thursday

Providence Journal:
URI faculty files unfair labor charge over rejection of raises

USA Today:
FDA leaning toward first drug for HIV prevention

Washington Post:
CIA unraveled bomb plot from within

Fox News:
Would-be Al Qaeda bomber was CIA informant, officials say

Washington Post:
Romney says he, not Obama, offers the nation a path ‘forward’

Washington Post:
Ex-Rep. Gary Condit now campaigning for his son Chad