The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, Nov. 9, 2009

Nov 9, 2009 4:13am

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 JAYCE HENDERSON, PETER MARTINEZ, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, CLAUDIA MORALES and CARRIE HALPERIN

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PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS ADMINISTRATION:

Politico’s Kendra Marr: “Polls shows gloomy view in California” LINK

Politico’s Carol E. Lee: “Obama touts health, Iraq ‘milestones’” LINK

Politico’s Carol E. Lee: “Barbour: U.S. pulling for first black president” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas and Catherine Makino: “Obama faces a tall agenda on Asia trip” LINK

The Boston Globe's Political Intelligence: "Obama goes to Walter Reed, postpones Capitol Hill stop" LINK

HEALTH CARE:

The Washington Times’ Jennifer Haberkorn: “Abortion takes driver’s seat in debate” LINK

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Rachel Martin, and Teddy Davis: “House Approves Sweeping Health Care Bill, Now All Eyes on Senate” LINK

The Washington Times’ Sean Lengell: “Roadblock to greet health bill in Senate” LINK

Politico’s Patrick O’Connor and John Bresnahan: “Tears, tempers fly in Nancy Pelosi’s campaign” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Allen: “Anh ‘Joseph’ Cao jolts House” LINK

The New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg: “Obama Presses Senate to Act Quickly on Its Health Bill” LINK

The New York Times’ David Kirkpatrick and Robert Pear: “For Opponents of Abortion, a Victory in Health Care Vote” LINK

The New York Times’ David Herszenhorn: “Louisiana Republican Breaks Ranks on Health Bill” LINK

The Washington Post’s Alec MacGillis: “Abortion an Obstacle to health-care bill” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Janet Adamy and Naftali Bendavid: “Health Bill Faces Senate Heat” LINK

Bloomberg’s Ryan J. Donmoyer and Kristin Jensen: “Health-Revamp Backers Race Calendar as Battle Shifts to Senate” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Faye Fiore and Richard Simon: “For healthcare bill, Pelosi had to leave Left Coast behind” LINK

USA Today's John Fritze: "In Senate, health bill has major hurdles" LINK

USA Today's Ray Locker: "Republican Cao: Yes on health bill a 'decision of conscience'" LINK

The Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness and Susan Milligan: "House passes sweeping health bill" LINK

The Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness: "Health care headache for House Democrats" LINK

Time's Swampland: "Who is Cao?" LINK

Time's Jay Newton-Small: "Health-Care Passes the House, But Now Comes the Really Hard Part" LINK

FOREIGN:

The Wall Street Journal’s Alan Cullison and Anand Gopal: “U.S., Afghans Target Taliban Region” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Gina Chon: “Iraq Passes Key Election Law and Prepares for January Vote” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Charles Levinson and Jay Solomon: “Obama Hosts Netanyahu” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Evan Ramstad: “U.S. Weighs Pyongyang Envoy” LINK

The Hill's Kevin Bogardus: “Reid pressures administration on Armenia-Turkey deal” LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Liz Sly: “Iraq parliament passes election law” LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama to meet Netanyahu at White House" LINK

The Associated Press' Qassim Abdul-Zahra: "Iraq Electoral Law Passes" LINK

FORT HOOD:

The Los Angeles Times' Josh Meyer: “Fort Hood shooting suspect's ties to mosque investigated” LINK

JOBS/ECONOMY:

The Wall Street Journal’s Ianthe Jeanne Dugan: “Benefits Requests Jump” LINK

Time's Massimo Calabresi: "Financial Regulation: Way Easier Than Health-Care" LINK

ENVIRONMENT:

The Wall Street Journal’s Rebecca Smith and Stephen Power: “Some Utilities Push Congress to Act on Carbon Emissions” LINK

CONGRESS:

Bloomberg’s John Hughes and David Wethe: “Fort Hood Rampage Spurs Congressional Probe of ‘Warning Signs’” LINK

OTHER MUST-READS:

USA Today's Gregg Zoroya: "Therapists deployed to war zone to fight stress disorders" LINK

USA Today's Joan Biskupic: "High court justices to ponder life imprisonment for juveniles" LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Steele: Speaker Boehner?” LINK

“Health Care Showdown on Capitol Hill” LINK

“Economic Anxiety Takes Center Stage” LINK

“Obama Pledges to Fight Jobless Rate” LINK

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