Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, November 30, 2011

November 30, 2011 - 9:21 AM

Washington Post:
Despite earmark ban, lawmakers try to give money to hundreds of pet projects

The Hill:
Sens. Toomey, McCaskill stir pot with proposal for permanent earmarks ban

Fox News:
Iran's 'Family Protection Bill' enshrines men's right to multiple marriages
The arrangements come from Shariah law, but the bill makes them official

Washington Post:
Georgetown students shed light on China’s tunnel system for nuclear weapons

The Hill:
Senate Republicans will offer a new proposal to extend payroll tax holiday
McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a shift in strategy on Tuesday

Washington Times:
Obama takes tax pitch to ‘must-win’ state of Pennsylvania

USA Today:
Push for balanced budget amendment sparks debate

Fox News:
Under pressure, NLRB dials back plan to make union organizing easier

Fox News:
RI Governor draws outrage for insisting on 'holiday tree'

Providence Journal:
RI Gov. Chafee defends his use of 'holiday tree' reference

Washington Times:
Senate defies Obama veto threat in terrorist custody vote

USA Today:
Some college profs adding video games to their courses to stimulate learning

Politico:
Lisa Jackson, Patrick Leahy, Lamar Smith and Paul Ryan named policymakers of the year

Politico:
Ron Paul's family publishes 2012 cookbook

Politico:
Eric Holder to Daily Caller: quit pressing me to quit

The Hill:
GOP immigration chairman rips Gingrich ‘amnesty’ plan

The Hill:
Top Iowa social conservative won't endorse for president

Washington Post:
Cain reassessing his 2012 campaign

Washington Times:
Repealing portions of Obamacare by executive order won’t work, says Congressional Research Agency

Houston Chronicle:
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says Rick Perry will be “a tough-on crime president”

Houston Chronicle:
Perry gets U.S. voting age wrong in New Hampshire speech

USA Today:
Rise in PTSD cases from two wars strains military resources

Arizona Republic:
World is growing warmer, U.N. says
Weather office says planet could see irreversible changes in future

Washington Post:
A closer look at Gingrich’s ‘flat tax’ plan

Washington Post:
Lawmaker challenges TSA on claims of ethnic profiling

Denver Post:
Holiday Poll: 1 in 4 dreads seeing family; 15% hates being nice