The Note’s Must-Reads for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Oct 27, 2009 4:31am

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 Desk Assistants PETER MARTINEZ, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, JAYCE HENDERSON, CLAUDIA MORALES and DOMINICK TAO

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HEALTH CARE:

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl and Huma Khan: “Public Option Back From the Dead?” LINK

USA Today’s John Fritze: “Democrats promote opt-out ‘public option’” LINK

The Associated Press’ Erica Werner: “No guarantees on Senate health bill’s public plan” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Political Intelligence: “Reid backs public option” LINK

Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown: “Despite W.H. worries, Reid rolls dice” LINK

Time’s Karen Tumulty: “Will Reid’s Public Option Health Gamble Pay Off?” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Greg Hitt and Janet Adamy: “Reid Says Senate Bill Will Have Public Plan” LINK

Bloomberg’s Laura Litvan and James Rowley: “Reid Gambles on Democratic Unity With Push for Public Option” LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear and David Herszenhorn: “Public Option Push in Senate Comes With Escape Hatch” LINK

The Washington Post’s Shailagh Murray and Lori Montgomery: “Reid says bill will include a public option” LINK

The Washington Times’ Jennifer Haberkorn: “Public option in health bill, Reid says” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “NOW President on President Obama’s All-Male Athletic Outings: “It’s Troubling’” LINK

Politico’s Staff: “POTUS boosts Dem candidates” LINK

The Associated Press White House Correspondent Jennifer Loven: “CAPITAL CULTURE: Obama a tough critic — of himself” LINK

Politico’s Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen: “Chamber: White House attacks are backfiring” LINK

NY Daily News’ Michael McAuliff: “Poll shows blacks and whites split over President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize win” LINK

The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny: “Obama’s Fund-Raising, in His Best Interest” LINK

The Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan: “Elections test Obama’s prestige” LINK

ECONOMY / JOBS / REGULATIONS:

ABC News’ Teddy Davis: “Obama Economic Advisor Touts ‘Cadillac Tax’ as No. 1 Cost Saver” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Damian Paletta: “Finance Talks Hit Thorny Issues” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jon Hilsenrath and Damian Paletta: “Fed’s Tarullo Shakes Up Bank Rules” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Gary Fields: “Political Uncertainty Puts Freeze on Small Businesses” LINK

TEA PARTY:

The Los Angeles Times’ Nicole Santa Cruz: “Tea Party Express rolls through Los Angeles” LINK

AFGHANISTAN:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “President Obama Likely to Announce Afghan Decision Between Nov. 7 and 11; Will Likely Seek More Troops – But Not 40,000LINK

ABC News’ Rachel Martin and Sunlen Miller: “Obama Tells Service members He Won’t “Rush” on Afghanistan” LINK

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos: “Reid Rolls the Dice, Pelosi Plays the Name Game on Public Option” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Laura King, Julian E. Barnes and Paul Richter: “Push for Afghanistan troop increase continues on deadly day” LINK

The Associated Press: “First US official resigns to protest Afghan war” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Peter Spiegel: “Kerry Urges Caution in Adding Troops” LINK

Bloomberg’s Ed Johnson: “U.S. Anti-Drug Agents Among Victims of Afghan Helicopter Crash” LINK

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kulish: “German Limits on War Are Facing Reality in Afghanistan” LINK

The Washington Post’s Karen DeYoung: “U.S. official resigns over Afghan war” LINK

The Washington Post’s Mary Beth Sheridan: “Kerry says McChrystal’s troop request reaches too far, too fast” LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Fletcher: “Obama defends approach to Afghan war planning” LINK

ENERGY / ENVIRONMENT:

The Los Angeles Times’ Jim Tankersley: “Obama to detail stimulus spending on ‘smart grid’” LINK

Politico’s David Rogers: “Dems seek home-state exemptions” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Henry J. Pulizzi: “Renewable Energy Returns to Spotlight” LINK

Bloomberg’s Daniel Whitten and Jim Efstathiou Jr.: “Senate Climate Bill Revives Complaints of Coal-Dependent States” LINK

2012 ELECTIONS:

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: “N.Y. 23 race an early 2012 test” LINK

IRAQ:

Time’s Bobby Ghosh: “Why the Baghdad Carnage Won’t Change U.S. Plans in Iraq” LINK

DEMOCRATS:

The Washington Times’ S.A. Miller: “Democrats play defense this election” LINK

GAY MARRIAGE:

The New York Times’ Adam Liptak: “In Battle Over Gay Marriage, Timing May Be Key” LINK

SARAH PALIN:

NY Daily News’ Michael Saul: “Levi Johnston, baby daddy of Sarah Palin grandson, vows to keep his Playgirl photo spread ‘classy’” LINK

FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH:

The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan: “Bush’s first stand on a new podium” LINK

OTHER MUST-READS:

Politico’s Jake Sherman and Jonathan Allen: “Grayson goes too far for colleagues” LINK

Newsweek’s Jon Meacham “The Great American Ideological Crackup” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Tamara Audi: “’Civil Gideon’ Trumpets Legal Discord” LINK

The Washington Times: “Washington in 5 Minutes” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Stephanopoulos: Public Option Resurfaces” LINK

“Deadly Bombs Put Iraq’s Security in Doubt” LINK

“’View’: Is the White House a Boy’s Club?” LINK

“Endgame For Health Care Reform?” LINK

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