The Note’s Must-Reads for Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sep 10, 2009 4:33am

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ABC News’ Jake Tapper and Karen Travers: “Will Obama’s Health Care Push Be More Successful Than Clinton’s?” LINK

ABC News’ Karen Travers, Sunlen Miller and Jake Tapper: “President Obama Pushes for Action on Health Care” LINK

ABC News’ Rick Klein and Teddy Davis: “GOP Congressman to Obama: ‘You Lie!’” LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “Obama Invokes Kennedy Memory in Health Care Speech to Congress” LINK

Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown: “The Speech: What he said, what he mean” LINK

Politico’s Eamon Javers: “Echoes of Clinton in Obama speech” LINK

Politico’s Glenn Thrush: “Wilson’s rallying cry” LINK

Politico’s John F. Harris and Jonathan Martin: “Obama’s media skills face pivotal test” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Martin: “Plouffe: May be another generation if no healthcare reform this year” LINK

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: “Boustany rebukes Obama speech” LINK

The New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Jeff Zeleny: “Obama Vows to Deliver on Health Care” LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear and Jackie Calmes: “Obama’s Plan Builds on Other’s Ideas” LINK

The New York Times’ Adam Nagourney: “Making the Case for Leadership, Not Just Health Legislation” LINK

The Washington Post’s Ceci Connolly and Michael Shear: “Obama Implores Congress to Act” LINK

The Washington Post’s Dan Balz: “With His Top Priority on the Line, President Reframes Critical” LINK

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank: “The Republican Response, Arriving a Little Early” LINK

USA Today's Richard Wolf: "Obama tries to rally health care cooperation" LINK

USA Today's John Fritze and Mimi Hall: "Obama's health care address: A closer look at what he said" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Outburst during speech 'regrettable'" LINK

The Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness and Susan Milligan: "‘The time for bickering is over’" LINK

The Boston Globe's Fact Check on Pres. Obama's Speech: "A look at some of President Obama’s assertions last night" LINK

The Boston Globe's Staff: "Speech invokes letter from Kennedy" LINK

NY Daily News Kenneth R. Bazinet: “President Obama gives controversial education speech; Gets support from Laura Bush” LINK

Time’s Joe Klein: “Obama’s Health Care Appeal: A Question of Character” LINK

Time’s Michael Scherer: “You Lie! Rep Wilson’s Outburst” LINK

Newsweek’s Katie Connolly: “Grading the Health Care Speech” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Weisman and Janet Adamy: “President Makes His Pitch” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Capital Journal: “An Appeal to the Center — and to Activists on the Left” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Douglas Belkin, Mike Esterl and Avery Johnson: “Americans, While Sympathetic, Worry About Cost” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Naftali Bendavid: “Emotions Run High in Capitol” LINK

Bloomberg’s Kristin Jensen and Julianna Goldman: “Obama Tells Congress Not to ‘Fear’ Future, Act on Health Care” LINK

Bloomberg’s Ryan J. Donmoyer and Edwin Chen: “Republican Wilson Apologizes After Accusing Obama of a ‘Lie’” LINK

Boston Herald Editorial Staff: “Health care hype” LINK

The Hill's Mike Soraghan: “Blue Dog seeking truce with House liberals” LINK

The Washington Times' Jennifer Haberkorn: “'Gang of Six' senators still have no deal” LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: “Obama confronts 'wild claims' in healthcare push offering few details” LINK

The Hill's Jeffrey Young: “Obama follows in steps of Clinton with healthcare address” LINK

The Hill's Walter Alarkon: “Four GOP senators stand, applaud Obama's 'death panel' dismissal” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Christi Parsons, James Oliphant and Peter Nicholas: “Obama pitches need for health overhaul to Congress, citizens” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Ned Parker and Usama Redha: “2 Iraqis slain in Baghdad raid by U.S.-backed security forces” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' James Oliphant and Tom Hamburger: “Obama says he'll explore medical malpractice reform?” LINK

The AP's Staff: “Major points of President Obama's speech” LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: “Obama implores Congress to pass health bill” LINK

The Hill's Michael O'Brien: “Netroots quickly target Wilson for outburst” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Richard Simon: “Rep. Joe Wilson responds to Obama's healthcare plan with 'You lie' remark” LINK

The Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni : “GOP lawmaker's heckling draws fire” LINK


The Wall Street Journal’s Farnaz Fassihi and Jay Solomon: “Iran Dims Hopes for Diplomacy” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Indira A.R. Lakshmanan: “U.S. Development Agency Terminates Funds to Honduras Over Coup” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Meris Lutz: “Dubai unveils $7.6-billion mass-transit rail system” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Borzou Daragahi and Julia Damianova: “Iran submits proposals for possible nuclear talks with world powers” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Batsheva Sobelman: “ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu's secret trip to…where?” LINK


The New York Times’ Abby Goodnough: “Hearing on a Kennedy Successor Draws a Crowd but No Agreement” LINK

The Boston Globe's Stephanie Ebbert: "Kerry joins the call for interim senator" LINK


The Washington Post’s Brady Dennis: “Senate May Narrow Proposed Regulatory Role for Fed” LINK

ABC News’ Mathew Jaffe: “Leading Dem Says Obama Housing Plan ‘Has Failed Miserably’” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Michael R. Crittenden: “Dodd Decision Raises Odds for Overhaul of Financial Rules” LINK

The Washington Times' Jennifer Harper: “Journalist 'shield' law gains steam in Senate” LINK


The Boston Globe's Political Notebook: "Democrats have sharp reply to Palin’s talk of death panels" LINK


USA Today's Joan Biskupic: "Supreme Court could loosen cap on corporate political spending" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jess Bravin and T.W. Farnam: “Court Debates Campaign Law” LINK


The Los Angeles Times' Ari B. Bloomekatz: “Winds hamper efforts to contain the Station fire” LINK


USA Today's Peter Eisler: "Hazmat regulation agency under fire" LINK

USA Today's Donna Leinwand: "Online mapping services help police spot trends in crime" LINK

Bloomberg Commentary by Margaret Carlson: “Fat Panels Would Be Scarier Than Death Panels” LINK


“Obama's FULL Health Care Address” LINK

“GOP Response: 'Afford Is an Important Word'” LINK

“George: 'Obama's Most Emotional Speech'” LINK

“GOP Rep. to Obama: 'You Lie!'” LINK

“Baucus Sets Next Week As Deadline for Health Care” LINK

“Obama on Health Care: 'Open to New Ideas'” LINK

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