The Note’s Must-Reads for Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Mar 16, 2010 4:47am

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

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PRESIDENT OBAMA:

USA Today's The Oval: "Obama letter writer has leukemia and no insurance" LINK

USA Today's The Oval: "Obama looks forward to debate over new financial regs" LINK

USA Today's The Oval: "Obama: Filling out his college hoops brackets" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Obama stumps as House brass grasp for votes" LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

ABC News’ Rick Klein: “Rove: Obama Not Doing ‘Homework in Advance’ on Foreign Trips” LINK

ABC News’ Matt Loffman: “GOP’s Dick Armey Predicts Democrats Will Probably Pass Health Care’” LINK

Politico’s Ben Smith and Laura Rozen: “U.S.-Israel flap: What comes next?” LINK

The New York Times’ Mark Landler and Ethan Bronner: “Israel Feeling Rising Anger From the U.S.” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jay Solomon in Washington and Joshua Mitnick in Tel Aviv: “Israel Rift Threatens U.S. Plans In Mideast” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Nicholas Casey, Russell Gold And Ana Campoy: “FBI Helps Mexico Probe Killings” LINK

Time's Joe Klein: "Israel First?" LINK

USA Today's Alan Gomez: "Terrorists take fight into Afghan capital" LINK

HEALTH CARE:

ABC News’ Karen Travers: “Obama: We Will Get the Votes for Health Care Reform Bill” LINK

ABC News’ Jake Tapper, Karen Travers, Sunlen Miller: “Democrats Continue Full Court Press for Health Care Reform Votes” LINK

Politico’s Ben Smith and Gabriel Beltrone: “Left warns Dems on health care vote” LINK

Politico’s Patrick O’Connor and Jonathan Allen: “Democrats: Store closed for health care reform deals” LINK

Politico’s Chris Frates: “Pharma tries to protect its deal” LINK

The Washington Times’ Kara Rowland: “Obama hones final health care pitch” LINK

The New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg: “Obama Tries to Personalize the Health Care Bill” LINK

The Washington Post’s Lori Montgomery and Paul Kane: “House may try to pass Senate health-care bill without voting on it” LINK

The Hill's Jared Allen: "Dem leaders apply pressure" LINK

The Hill's Bob Cusack: "Months after last health vote, many Dems in tougher reelection races" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman and Jeffrey Young: "Obama calls for courage" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Duke Helfand: "About 1 in 4 in California lack health insurance, a UCLA study finds" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook: "Democrats step up efforts to swiftly pass health bill" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler: “Obama Brings Health-Care Push to Ohio” LINK

Bloomberg’s Heidi Przybyla and Eric Sabo: “Limbaugh’s Costa Rican Jaunt Would Be Plug for Social Medicine” LINK

Kaiser Health News' Phil Galewitz: "Novel health plans try to help uninsured" LINK

Boston Globe's Matt Viser: "Obama makes urgent pitch for health bill" LINK

JOBS / FINANCE / ECONOMY:

The New York Times’ Carl Hulse: “Amid Democratic Impatience, Senators Move on a Jobs Bill” LINK

The Washington Post’s Brady Dennis: “Concessions on financial reform bill yield few gains in Senate” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Damian Paletta and Randall Smith: “Finance Overhaul Sets Up Winners, Losers” LINK

Bloomberg’s Phil Mattingly and Alison Vekshin: “Dodd’s Financial Rules Bill Dilutes Obama Plan to Seek Support” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Louise Radnofsky: “States Hope for a Rich Uncle” LINK

Bloomberg’s Brian Faler: “$18 Billion Jobs Bill Moves Closer to Passage in U.S. Senate” LINK

USA Today's Paul Wiseman: "Dodd's 2nd shot at financial reform still leaves loopholes" LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND EDUCATION:

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos: “Secretary of Education Touts ‘Shared Responsibility’” LINK

The Washington Post’s Nick Anderson: “Updated 'No Child' law would focus on failing schools” LINK

WHITE HOUSE:

The Washington Post’s Walter Pincus: “White House threatens veto on intelligence activities bill” LINK

CONGRESS:

The Hill's Kevin Bogardus: "Earmark bans force K St. to seek new money sources" LINK

G.O.P. / DEMOCRATS:

The Wall Street Journal’s Stu Woo: “Tide Turns for GOP Candidate in Hawaii” LINK

Bloomberg’s Mark Drajem: “Democrats Increase Pressure on Obama Over Yuan’s Peg” LINK

RIELLE HUNTER:

The New York Times’ Kate Phillips: “Mistress of Edwards Ends Silence on Affair” LINK

ERIC MASSA:

The Washington Post’s Wil Haywood, Carol Leonnig and Ben Pershing: “Eric Massa: Who is the man behind the hard stare?" LINK


ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT:

The Los Angeles Times' David Zahniser and Phil Willon: "DWP rates may rise between 8% and 28% to pay for mayor's green initiatives" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Alex Rodriguez: "Karachi 'water mafia' leaves Pakistanis parched and broke" LINK

OTHER:

The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe: “Family starts scholarship to spur government careers” LINK

The Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan: “Labor opposes to immigration deal” LINK

The Associated Press: "Census begins with mail-it-in appeal" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Lawmakers spend donor cash on way out" LINK

The Boston Globe's Political Notebook: "Stevens considers retirement decision" LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Obama Plugs Health Care Campaign-Style” LINK

“Dodd Unveils Financial Regulation Plan” LINK

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