The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, February 8, 2010

Feb 8, 2010 4:17am

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, JAYCE HENDERSON, KRISTEN RED-HORSE and CARRIE HALPERIN

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HEALTH CARE:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “President to Host Bipartisan Health Care Reform Meeting Later This Month” LINK

The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny: “Obama Plans Bipartisan Summit on Health Care” LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Shear: “Obama invites Republicans to summit on health care” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Peter Nicholas: “Obama to invite GOP to healthcare summit” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Sudeep Reddy and Laura Meckler: “Obama Calls for Health-Care Summit” LINK

Bloomberg’s Kate Andersen Brower: “Obama Ask Republican Lawmakers to Discuss Health Care Overhaul” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA:

ABC News’ Kristina Wong: “President Obama Grilled on Super Bowl Sunday” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Obama hosts Super Bowl Sunday at White House” LINK

The New York Times’ John Harwood: “Obama’s Balancing Act on U.S. Trade Policies” LINK

TERRORISM / 9-11 TERROR TRIAL:

The Associated Press’ Steven R. Hurst: “Obama hasn’t ruled out NY trial for 9/11 planner” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Kenneth R. Bazinet: “Billion dollar nightmare looms as Obama refuses to rule out holding 9/11 terror trials in NYC” LINK

The Washington Times’ Nicholas Kralev and Jennifer Haberkorn: “Clinton sees Islamist terror as No. 1 threat” LINK

Bloomberg’s Alan Bjerga: “Bombing Suspect Shouldn’t Be ‘Political Football,’ Brennan Says” LINK

Politico’s Mike Allen: “President Obama calls N.Y.C. trial ‘difficult’” LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Baker: “Obama Challenges Terrorism Critics” LINK

FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA:

The Associated Press’ Nancy Benac: “CAPITAL CULTURE: First lady tackling child obesity” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

The Los Angeles Times’ Borzou Daragahi and Julian E. Barnes: “Defying the West, Iran’s president orders boost in nuclear enrichment” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Megan K. Stack: “Exit polls show tight race in Ukraine” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Meena Thiruvengadam: “G-7 Split on Finance Regulation” LINK

Bloomberg’s Simon Kennedy and Gonzalo Vina: “G-7 Risks ‘Muddled Middle’ With Plan to Spend Now, Save Later” LINK

CENSUS:

The Washington Times’ Patrice Hill: “Census hiring set to boost job gains” LINK

TREASURY SECRETARY TIMOTHY GEITHNER:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “Exclusive: Geithner Says Brown Wrong About Stimulus” LINK

ECONOMY / FINANCE:

USA Today’s Sandra Block: “More consumers just say no to credit cards” LINK

The New York Times’ David Kirkpatrick: “Irked, Wall St. Hedges Its Bet on Democrats” LINK

DEMOCRATS / REPUBLICANS:

The Washington Post’s Paul Kane: “Some Democrats seek change in filibuster rules, but others are wary” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jess Bravin: “Democrats Divide on Voice of Possible Top-Court Pick” LINK

SARAH PALIN / TEA PARTY:

ABC News’ Kristina Wong: “‘Certainly, I Would’: Palin Leaves Open Possibility of 2012 Run” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Sunday’s best: Obama vs. Palin” LINK

Time’s Joe Klein: “The Dangerous Drivel of Sarah Palin” LINK

The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe: “Ex-Alaska governor Sarah Palin doesn’t rule out run for the White House in 2012” LINK

The Washington Times’ Joseph Curl: “Palin: President run may be ‘right thing’” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Susan Davis: “Tea Party Plots Its Next Move” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Judith Burns: “Palin Not Ruling Out a Run for President” LINK

Bloomberg’s John McCormick: “Palin Mocks Obama to ‘Tea Party’ as She Weighs White House Run” LINK

SUPREME COURT:

USA Today’s Joan Biskupic: “Campaign case may have set course for Supreme Court” LINK

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE:

The Washington Times’ Valerie Richardson: “Prop. 8 trial stirs questions, emotions” LINK

OTHER:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “Roundtable: Demon Sheep, Tea Party and the Politics of National Security” LINK

The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza: “David Plouffe advising White House on 2010 midterm elections” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Ana Campoy: “Duel Over Gun Safety in Texas Capitol” LINK

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: “Illinois lieutenant governor nominee Scott Lee Cohen withdraws” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Palin Takes Center Stage at Tea Party” LINK

“Exclusive: Timothy Geithner” LINK

“Roundtable: The Uncertain Economy” LINK

“Roundtable: Tea Party Momentum” LINK

“Roundtable: Hope for Bipartisanship?” LINK

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