The Note’s Must-Reads for Monday, March 22, 2010

Mar 22, 2010 4:15am

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ABC News’ Huma Khan, Jonathan Karl and Z. Byron Wolf: “House Passes Health Care Bill, Sweeping Legislation on Its Way to Become Law” LINK

ABC News’ Teddy Davis: “Bachman to Protesters: ‘There Will Be More Division and More Chaos’ But ‘No Violence’” LINK

ABC News’ Joshua Miller and Jacqueline Klingebiel: “Down to the Wire: Reps Spar as Health Care Vote Looms” LINK

Politico’s Glenn Thrush and Carol E. Lee: “Huge win for Barack Obama, but split decision for House Democrats” LINK

Politico’s Jake Sherman and Meredith Shiner: “Bart Stupak called ‘baby killer’ on House floor” LINK

Politico’s Patrick O’Connor: “House passes landmark health bill” LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear and David Herszenhorn: “House Approves Health Overhaul, Sending Landmark Bill to Obama” LINK

The New York Times’ David Sanger: “Big Win for Obama, but at What Cost?” LINK

The New York Times’ Tara Siegel Bernard: “For Consumers, Clarity on Health Care Changes” LINK

The Washington Post’s Paul Kane: “Senate has some work left on health-care bill” LINK

Newsweek’s Katie Connolly: “Obama Strikes Classy Tone on Most Important Night of his Presidency So Far” LINK

Newsweek’s Howard Fineman: “Health Care Reform’s Winners and Losers” LINK

Newsweek’s Sarah Kliff: “Stupak’s Last Stand” LINK

The Boston Herald’s Jessica Van Sack and Jay Fitzgerald: “House passes sweeping health reform 219-212” LINK

The Boston Herald’s Edward Mason, Jay Fitzgerald and Jessica Van Sack: “Obama: ‘We rose above’” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Greg Hitt and Janet Adamy: “House Passes Historic Health Bill” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Weisman and Laura Meckler: “Now, the Campaigning Begins” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Janet Adamy and Laura Meckler: “Vote by Vote, a Troubled Bill Was Revived” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Naftali Bendavid: “A Sunday of Crowds, Chaos and Confrontation” LINK

Bloomberg’s Laura Litvan, James Rowley and Kristin Jensen: “House Approves Landmark U.S. Health-Care Overhaul Legislation” LINK

Bloomberg’s Alex Nussbaum: “Health-Care Fight Shifts to States, Agencies After House Vote” LINK

Bloomberg’s Ryan J. Donmoyer: “New Taxes for Health Care Help Obama ‘Spread the Wealth Around’” LINK

Bloomberg’s Meg Tirrell: “Health-Care Overhaul Adds Millions of Drug, Insurer Customers” LINK

Bloomberg’s Kristin Jensen and Nicole Gaouette: “Health Care: Changes Made to Senate Bill by House Democrats” LINK

The Hill’s Bob Cusack: “Pelosi achieves biggest political victory of her career with health bill” LINK

The Hill’s Jared Allen and Jeffrey Young: “House sends Senate healthcare bill to Obama’s desk in 219-212 vote” LINK

The Hill’s Jordan Fabian : “Stupak speaks out against GOP motion to recommit on abortion language” LINK

The Hill’s Molly K. Hooper: “Boehner to GOP lawmakers: ‘Behave like grown-ups’ if healthcare bill is passed” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Kenneth R. Bazinet and Michael Mcauliff: “House passes historic healthcare overhaul” LINK

USA Today’s Richard Wolf and John Fritze: “House delivers health care victory for President Obama” LINK

USA Today’s Mimi Hall and John Fritze: “Abortion deal helps ensure enough votes for health care” LINK

Boston Globe’s Matt Viser: “‘Do it for the American people’” LINK

The Associated Press: “President Obama’s remarks on health care overhaul” LINK

The Associated Press: “House Roll Call: Changes to Senate health bill” LINK

The Associated Press’ Liz Sidoti: “Analysis: Health care’s political lift uncertain” LINK

Time’s Karen Tumulty: “Health Care: A Historic Win for Obama” LINK

Time’s Karen Tumulty: “Making History: House Passes Health Care Reform” LINK

Time’s Jay Newton-Small: “Health-Care Clincher: The Importance Of Being Stupak” LINK

Time’s Jay Newton-Small: “Getting Her Way: Pelosi’s Powers of Persuasion” LINK

Politics Daily’s Jill Lawrence: “Which Party’s Risky Health Care Bet Will Pay Off in November?” LINK

Politics Daily’s Patricia Murphy: “House Passes Health Care Overhaul in Historic Win for Democrats” LINK

Politics Daily’s Patricia Murphy: “Deal Struck On Abortion Picks Up More Votes for Health Care Bill” LINK

Politics Daily’s David Corn: “Health Care Reform: All Over…but the Shouting” LINK


ABC News’ Jake Tapper: “President Obama and the Final Push” LINK

Politico’s Ben Smith: “Back up in Gallup” LINK

The Associated Press’ Nancy Benac: “CAPITAL CULTURE: Smoot’s girl-next-door nice, fun” LINK

Politics Daily’s Bruce Drake: “Latest Round-Up of Obama Poll Ratings by State” LINK


The New York Daily News’ Bill Egbert AND Jane H. Furse: “First Lady Michelle Obama escapes health debate by taking daughters to Broadway’s ‘Memphis’” LINK


USA Today’s Ken Dilanian: “U.S.-Israel rift adds tension to AIPAC meeting” LINK

Boston Globe’s Farah Stockman: “Gambling on Iraq’s slow rise from ruin” LINK

The New York Times’ Isabel Kershner: “Netanyahu and Obama Will Talk on Tuesday” LINK

The Washington Post’s Blaine Harden: “On Guam, planned Marine base raised anger, infrastructure concerns” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Yaroslav Trofimov: “Afghan Militants Seek Peace Deal” LINK


The New York Times’ David Herszenhorn: “Student Loan Bill Poised to Pass in Health Vote” LINK

The Associated Press’ Jim Kuhnhenn: “House boosts college aid for students in need” LINK

Politics Daily’s Mary C. Curtis: “Teach for America: A Ray of Light in Public Schools’ Dark Hour?” LINK


ABC News’ Sunlen Miller: “In Weekly Address, Obama Changes Focus to Financial Regulatory Reform” LINK

USA Today’s On Deadline: “Which 4 big U.S. cities have fared best in recession?” LINK

Politics Daily’s Joann M. Weiner: “We’re ‘Shocked, Shocked’: There Was Gambling Going On at Lehman Brothers” LINK


The New York Times’ Julia Preston: “At Rally, Call for Urgency on Immigration Reform” LINK

The Washington Post’s David Montgomery: “Raids throw shadow over immigration reform rally” LINK

The Associated Press’ Sarah Karush: “Tens of thousands rally for immigration reform” LINK

Politics Daily’s Luisita Lopez Torregrosa: “Out of the Shadows: A Rally for Immigration Reform” LINK


Politico’s Alexander Burns: “GOP committees out-raise Democrats” LINK

The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny and Sheryl Gay Stolberg: “Legal and Political Fights Loom for Democrats” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Amy Merrick: “Pawlenty Feels Wrath in Minnesota” LINK


The Boston Herald’s Jay Fitzgerald: “Tea Partiers vow to push even harder for change” LINK


USA Today’s On Deadline: “Fugitive who acted as lawyer for jailed U.S. missionaries in Haiti arrested” LINK

USA Today’s On Deadline: “Judge rejects World Trade Center settlement” LINK

The Associated Press: “Poll finds Schwarzenegger’s rating at new low” LINK

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