The Note’s Must-Reads for Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Feb 23, 2010 4:55am

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ABC News’ Mathew Jaffe: “Obama Administration to Keep TARP Inspector General from New Small Business Program” LINK

Politics Daily’s Sarah Wildman: “Obama’s ‘Snub’ Adds to the Pain in Spain” LINK

The Hill’s Walter Alarkon: “Obama leans toward centrists on new deficit-reduction panel” LINK


Politics Daily’s Lynn Sweet: “Michelle Obama Charms Her Way Through Fox TV Debut” LINK


The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock: “U.S. plans for possible delay in Iraq withdrawal” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Yochi J. Dreazen: “U.S. Will Slow Iraq Pullout If Violence Surges After Vote” LINK

Bloomberg’s Indira A.R. Lakshmanan: “Clinton Calls for Closer NATO-Russian Cooperation” LINK

USA Today’s Jim Michaels: “Taliban tries kinder, gentler tactics in Marjah” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Edmund Sanders: “Israel relies on a deadly specialty” LINK


ABC News’ Ariane de Vogue: “Free Speech or Support for Terrorists? Supreme Court Weighs Key Patriot Act Provision?” LINK

Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff: “Zazi Guilty Plea a Boon for Obama Officials” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Tina Susman and Richard A. Serrano: “Guilty plea in New York terrorism case” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Staff: “Najibullah Zazi reveals chilling details on Al Qaeda training and terrorist plot to blow up subways” LINK


The New York Times’ Carl Hulse: “In Passage of Jobs Measure, a Glimpse of Bipartisanship” LINK

The Washington Post’s Ben Pershing: “Senate advances job-creation bill with GOP help” LINK

Newsweek’s Katie Connolly: “Reading the Tea Leaves on the Senate Jobs Bill Vote” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Naftali Bendavid: “Senate Advances Jobs Bill” LINK

Bloomberg’s Brian Faler: “Job Bill Clears Hurdle in U.S. Senate With Republican Support” LINK

USA Today: “Senate jobs bill gets past filibuster” LINK

The Hill’s Alexander Bolton: “Brown helps Reid win on jobs bill” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ James Oliphant and Janet Hook: “Democrats block filibuster on scaled-back jobs bill” LINK


ABC News’ Jonathan Karl and Karen Travers: “Former Vice President Cheney in the Hospital After Chest Pains” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Martin: “Cheney hospitalized” LINK

USA Today: “Dick Cheney hospitalized, resting comfortably” LINK


ABC News’ Jake Tapper, Karen Travers, and Huma Khan: “President Obama’s Health Care Plan Proposes Fixes to Senate Bill” LINK

Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown and Patrick O’Connor: “New health care plan, but with the same old problems” LINK

The Washington Times’ Kara Rowland: “CBO: Obama health ‘plan’ too vague to analyze” LINK

The New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg and David Herszenhorn: “Obama’s Health Bill Plan Largely Follows Senate Version” LINK

The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut and Michael Shear: “Obama stays on offense with health-care proposal” LINK

The Washington Post’s Alec MacGillis and Amy Goldstein: “Obama offers new health-care reform proposal” LINK

Newsweek’s Sarah Kliff: “Obama Presents a Health-Care Plan But Abortion Issue Remains Unsettled” LINK

Politics Daily’s Patricia Murphy: “Obama Health Care Plan’s Price Tag Jumps to $950 Billion” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Janet Adamy and Laura Meckler: “Obama Renews Health Push” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler: “Obama’s Health Plan Adds $75 Billion to Senate Bill” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler and Jonathan Weisman: “Obama Rejects Advice to Shrink Health Proposal” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Avery Johnson: “Medical Insurers Slam Proposed Supervision” LINK

Bloomberg’s Kristin Jensen and Laura Litvan: “Obama Health Plan May Provide Roadmap for Passage by Democrats” LINK

USA Today’s Richard Wolf and John Fritze: “Obama unveils a $950B restart on health” LINK

USA Today’s John Fritze: “Obama’s health care bill revision seeks Dem unity” LINK

Time’s Kate Pickert: “Obama’s Plan Raises Stakes Ahead of Health Summit” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Noam N. Levey: “Obama lays out goals on healthcare” LINK


The Washington Post’s Peter Whoriskey and Frank Ahrens: “Congress says Toyota misled public about runaway cars, engine electronics” LINK


Newsweek’s Andrew Romano: “Absurdly Premature 2012 Watch, Vol. 10: The Ron Paul Problem” LINK

Politics Daily’s David Corn: “The Barrier to Republican Success in 2010: Republicans” LINK

Boston Globe’s Susan Milligan: “Brown, 4 others in GOP break ranks to advance jobs bill” LINK

Boston Globe: “Democrats’ midterm chances better than ’94, Bill Clinton says” LINK

The Washington Times’ Ralph Z. Hallow: “Huckabee’s blast exposes rift on the right” LINK


ABC News’ Joseph Rhee and Rhonda Schwartz: “Congress: Federal Watchdogs Failed to Properly Investigate Toyota Drivers’ Complaints” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Allen: “John Murtha absence leaves void in chamber” LINK

Politico’s Jessica Taylor: “POLITICO interview: Gov. Mike Beebe” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Greg Hitt: “Charting a Course Around Filibusters” LINK


Politico’s Lisa Lerer: “Energy Protection Agency delays greenhouse gas curbs” LINK


USA Today’s Joan Biskupic: “Court considers whether terror law violates free speech” LINK

The Hill’s Roxana Tiron and Eric Zimmermann: “Lieberman to introduce ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal bill lauded by White House” LINK


“Fla. Gov. Crist: Stimulus Did Create Jobs” LINK

“WATCH: Obama Appeals for Higher Education Standards” LINK

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