The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, June 11, 2009

Jun 11, 2009 5:03am

The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com

Compiled by ABC News’ CARRIE HALPERIN, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, JAYCE HENDERSON, CLAUDIA MORALES, GEORGIA DAWKINS AND VALENCIA WICKER

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PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS ADMINISTRATION:

ABC News’ Mathew Jaffe: “Obama Looks to Cut Executive Bonuses: LINK

The Hill’s Silla Brush and Michael O’Brien: “President’s say on pay” LINK

The Hill’s Sam Youngman: “Obama takes healthcare push on the road” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Christopher Conkey: “Pro-Business Group Targets Obama Agenda” LINK

Bloomberg’s Ian Katz: “Obama Pay Plan Lacks ‘Meat on the Bones’ to Trim CEO Paychecks” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Foon Rhee: “Obama’s saddened by shooting” LINK

USA Today’s Pallavi Gogoi: “Obama plan limits bonuses, golden parachutes” LINK

Newsweek’s Katie Connolly: “Obama’s Statement on the Holocaust Museum” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Kenneth R. Bazinet: “President Obama’s ex-minister Rev. Wright is back again, blaming Jews” LINK

ECONOMY:

ABC News’ Scott Mayerowitz: “Foreclosures slow 6 percent in May” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Shane Goldmacherf: “Schwarzenegger threatens to shut down state government” LINK

USA Today’s Matt Kelley and John Fritze: “House members’ finances reflect downturn” LINK

USA Today’s Peter Eisler and Elizabeth Weise: “More students on free lunch programs” LINK

USA Today’s Richard Wolf: “Lawmakers target health insurance tax break” LINK

Politico’s Eamon Javers: “Timothy Geithner announces ‘pay czar’” LINK

HEALTH CARE:

Time’s Karen Tumulty: “The House’s Surprisingly Moderate Health-Care Plan” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook: “A panic attack over healthcare tab” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jane Zhang: “Pact Is Set for Calorie Lists on Menus” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Janet Adamy: “Industry Groups Push Back on Kennedy’s Health Bill” LINK

Bloomberg’s Laura Litvan: “Senators Weigh ‘Public Option’ Compromise in Health-Care http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103>LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear: “Doctor’s Group Opposes Public Insurance Plan” LINK

The Washington Post’s Ceci Connolly: “Obama Administration Finds Health-Care Model in Green Bay” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Foon Rhee: “Obama will talk to doctors on healthcare” LINK

Politico’s Amie Parnes: “Senate health care leaders still set on July” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

The Los Angeles Times’ Paul Richter: “5 world powers agree on North Korea sanctions” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Naftali Bendavid: “Democrats Are Near Agreement on War-Fund Bill” LINK

CONGRESS:

The Hill’s Jared Allen: “Dem mutiny on climate bill grows, says Peterson ” LINK

Boston Herald Editorial Staff: “A start on pensions” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Brody Mullins and T.W. Farnam: “Market Downturn Hit Lawmakers” LINK

The New York Times’ Danny Hakim and Jeremy Peters: “Door Is Locked, and Senate Is in Gridlock” LINK

The Washington Post’s Sholnn Freeman: “Senators Press Commuter Flight Safety” LINK

USA Today’s Alan Levin: “Senator: FAA must require full pilot-training histories” LINK

Newsweek’s Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar: “Possible compromise emerges in health care debate” LINK

JUDGE SONIA SOTOMAYOR:

The New York Times’ Charlie Savage: “Videos Reveal Sotomayor’s Positions on Affirmative Action and Other Issues” LINK

OTHER MUST-READS:

The Hill’s Walter Alarkon: “NASA states going ballistic over cash cuts” LINK

The Washington Times’ S.A. Miller: “Gun-control groups warn of easier access” LINK

The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan: “On Obama’s Europe Tour, The Jolliest of Good Times” LINK

USA Today’s Kevin Johnson and David Jackson: “Holocaust museum guard killed in shooting; gunman wounded” LINK

USA Today’s Liz Szabo: “Medical group calls for reducing use of BPA” LINK

Newsweek’s Katie Connolly: “Palin Hits Back at Letterman” LINK

Newsweek’s Mark Hosenball: “Terror Connection Unlikely in Crash” LINK

AUTO INDUSTRY:

Bloomberg’s Bob Willis: “Retail Sales in U.S. Probably Rose, Sparked by Auto Bargains” LINK

The Washington Post’s Kendra Marr: “Obama Aide Defends GM, Chrysler Strategy” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEO:

“Tapper on Obama’s Executive Pay Czar” LINK

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