The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, July 27, 2009

By Jayson

Jul 27, 2009 4:14am

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, JAYCE HENDERSON, CLAUDIA MORALES, GEORGIA DAWKINS AND VALENCIA WICKER

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PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS ADMINISTRATION:

ABC News’ Alice Gomstyn: “White House Beer Summit May Be on Tap Soon for President and Guests” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Martin: “Sarah Palin resigns, blasts press, ‘starlets’” LINK

The Hill’s Roxana Tiron: “McHugh confirmation hearing this week” LINK

USA Today’s Susan Page: “President sees opportunity for national dialogue” LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Baker: “A Presidential Pitfall: Speaking One’s Mind” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Foon Rhee: “Obama surprised by controversy over saying Cambridge police acted stupidly” LINK

ECONOMY:

USA Today’s James R. Healey and Chris Woodyard: “Dealers crave cash-for-clunkers buyers; what qualifies?” LINK

USA Todays’ Charisse Jones: “Starwood offering up to 50% off some rooms” LINK

USA Today’s Anne Flaherty: “Geithner, Bernanke at odds over who should protect consumers” LINK

Newsweek’s Daniel Gross: “The Recession is Over” LINK

Newsweek’s Linda Stern: “Cashing In on the Stimulus” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Rosalind Mathieson: “Nikkei Tops 10,000” LINK

Bloomberg’s Patrick Rial and Shani Raja: “Asian Stocks Advance for 10th Day, Longest Streak Since 2004” LINK

Bloomberg’s Paul Panckhurst: “China May Press Geithner on Dollar, Economy in Washington Talks” LINK

The New York Times’ Edmund Andrews: “Forget Aloof, Bernanke Goes Barnstorming” LINK

HEALTH CARE:

ABC News’ Yunji de Nies, Karen Travers, Jake Tapper and Kate Barrett and Theresa Cook: “White House Keeps Health Care Debate Alive” LINK

ABC News’ Karen Travers, Jake Tapper and Kate Barrett: “Senate: Health Care Won’t Get Done By August Recess” LINK

Politico’s Carrie Buddoff Brown: “New deadlines, new problems for health care bill” LINK

Politico’s Carrie Buddoff Brown: “Pelosi: Health bill is ‘stimulus package’” LINK

The Hill’s Roxana Tiron: “Dems strategize to counter CBO health estimate” LINK

The Washington Times’ Jennifer Haberkorn: “Bureaucracy drives up health care plan’s costs” LINK

USA Today’s John Fritze: “Health care debate could affect 2010 races” LINK

USA Today’s Mike Stobbe: “Swine flu could hit up to 40% in U.S. this year and next without vaccine” LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear: “Reach of Subsidies Is Critical Issue for Health Plan” LINK

The New York Times’ Leslie Wayne and David Herszenhorn: “A Bid to Tax Health Plans of Executives” LINK

The Washington Post’s Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane: “Pelosi Vows Passage of Health-Care Overhaul” LINK

CONGRESS:

Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown: “Axelrod: Congress ‘likely’ to have August recess” LINK

The Hill’s Silla Brush: “Frank eyes Friday for executive compensation vote” LINK

SARAH PALIN:

ABC News’ John Hendren, Neal Karlinsky, and Kristina Wong: “Palin Resignation: Didn’t Want ‘Lame Duck Session’” LINK

The Hill’s Roxana Tiron: “Palin takes parting shots at media, Hollywood” LINK

New York Daily News’ David Saltonstall: “Sarah Palin takes shots at media on way out as governor of Alaska” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

Politico’s Mike Allen & Daniel Libit: “Hilary Clinton: Iran’s pursuit of nukes ‘futile’” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim: “Iran president clashes with conservatives; 2 protesters said to die in custody” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Paul Richter: “Clinton calls Russia a ‘great power’ after Biden’s earlier, harsher remarks” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Julian E. Barnes: “U.S. commander in Afghanistan shifts focus to protecting people” LINK

The Washington Times’ Martin Arostegui: “Bolivians resist Iran’s search for uranium” LINK

USA Today’s Ken Dilanian: “Reviews prompt suspension of Iraqi jobs” LINK

Newsweek’s Ron Moreau: “America’s New Nightmare” LINK

Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff: “Gitmo woes” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Rosenberg and Zahid Hussain: “Taliban Resume Attacks in Swat Valley” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Sky Canaves: “Chinese Steelworkers Fight Privatization Effort” LINK

ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT:

The Wall Street Journal’s Staff: “Nigeria’s Oando Energy Acquires 2 Rigs Worth $43M From Shell” LINK

OTHER MUST-READS:

USA Today’s Haya El Nassar and Paul Overberg: “U.S. making doubly sure Census isn’t overcounted” LINK

USA Today’s Kevin Johnson: “’Long Legacy’ of race issues tails police” LINK

USA Today’s Greg Bluestein: “Georgia courts to allow religious head coverings” LINK

The New York Times’ Jesse McKinley: “Backers of Gay Marriage Rethink California Push” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Palin: Why I Stepped Down” LINK

“Health Reform Debate” LINK

“Obama Qualifies His Comments” LINK

“Health Care Bill Misses Obama’s Deadline” LINK

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