The Note’s Must-Reads for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

By Jayson

Apr 6, 2010 4:09am

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 REFORM:

The Boston Globe’s Sean P. Murphy: “Health tax may wallop towns” LINK

Politico’s Chris Frates: “Issa aims to unmask health care deals” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA:

ABC News’ Yunji de Nies: “Ready, Set, Roll!” LINK

ABC News’ Sunlen Miller: “Obama Throws “Disappointing” First Pitch” LINK

USA Today Staff & Wire Reports: “White House gets egg rolling on fitness” LINK

USA Today’s Fredreka Schouten: “Report reviews ex-lobbyists in top-level posts” LINK

The Associated Press: “Report on entitlements to be delayed” LINK

Politics Daily’s Carl M. Cannon: “Barack Obama and Baseball: The President’s (Other) Game” LINK

The Washington Post’s Hamil Harris and Krissah Thompson: “Obama to meet at the White House with black church leaders” LINK

The New York Times’ David Sanger and Peter Baker: “Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Paul Richter: “Obama nuclear weapons manifesto is detailed” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Paul Richter: “Obama nuclear weapons manifesto is detailed” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Weisman and Peter Spiegel: “U.S. Keeps First-Strike Strategy” LINK

Bloomberg’s Nicholas Johnston: “Obama to Announce Limits on Nuclear-Arms Use in Policy Review” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Keith Johnson: “U.S. Defends Legality of Killing With Drones” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Gerald F. Seib: “Obama Supporters Have Patience, Need Enthusiasm” LINK

The Washington Post’s Mary Beth Sheridan and Walter Pincus: “Obama to take middle course in new nuclear policy” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

Time’s Rania Abouzeid: “U.S. Consulate Attack: A Message from the Taliban” LINK

Politics Daily’s Christopher Weber: “Afghan Investigators Charge U.S. With Covering Up Botched Raid” LINK

The Washington Post’s Griff Witte and Haq Nawaz Khan: “Taliban attacks U.S. Consulate in Pakistan” LINK

The New York Times’ Richard Oppel and Abdul Waheed Wafa: “Afghan Investigators Say U.S. Troops Tried to Cover Up Evidence in Botched Raid” LINK

CAR SAFETY / TOYOTA:

The Wall Street Journal’s Josh Mitchell and Kate Linebaugh: “Toyota Faces $16.4 Million U.S. Fine” LINK

Bloomberg’s Angela Greiling Keane and Alan Ohnsman: “Toyota Hid Defect in Violation of Law, LaHood Says” LINK

Politico’s Jake Sherman: “Toyota fined $16M by feds” LINK

ECONOMY / FINANCE REFORM / JOBS:

Time’s John Curran: “Stocks Rise Toward 11,000 Dow” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Cari Tuna: “Shortfall Awaits California’s Big Pension Funds” LINK

The Washington Times’ Joseph Curl: “Summers: Economy still has ‘long way to go’ LINK

The Washington Times’ Joseph Curl: “Obama adviser: Long way to go on jobs” LINK

IMMIGRATION:

The Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan: “Immigration effort lacks 2nd backer from GOP” LINK

DEMOCRATS / REPUBLICANS:

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Kristina Wong and Huma Khan: “RNC Resignations and ‘Shadow RNC’ Could Signal More Trouble for Steele” LINK

ABC News’ Rick Klein: “Steele Saga: Chairman Not Gone, Just Not Relevant?” LINK

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos: “RNC Chair Says He Will Not Step Down” LINK

USA Today’s On Politics: “Chamber endorses Sen. McCain in Arizona primary battle” LINK

Politics Daily’s Jill Lawrence: “It’s Joe Sestak Against Specter, Obama and Biden in Pennsylvania Senate Race” LINK

The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker and Chris Cillizza: “RNC Chief of Staff Ken McKay resigns” LINK

The Hill’s Walter Alarkon: “Bunning, Democrats trade shots over expired jobless benefits” LINK

The Hill’s Sean J. Miller: “Top RNC official resigns in wake of spending scandal” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Michael Howard Saul: “Pataki Could Pose Threat to Gillibrand—If He Runs” LINK

Bloomberg’s Jonathan D. Salant: “Steele Names New Chief of Staff for Republican Party Committee” LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Martin: “Shakeup: RNC Chief of Staff resigns” LINK

Politico’s Kenneth Vogel: “Young Eagles: Life in the fast lane” LINK

The Washington Times’ Ralph Hallow: “Chief of staff resigns from Steele’s RNC” LINK

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: “Menendez seeks to halt recall effort” LINK

Politico’s Andy Barr: “Hayworth ribs ‘nonmaverick’ McCain” LINK

USA Today’s On Politics: “Democrats get ready for 2012 national convention” LINK

Time’s Mark Halperin: “Taking On Obama in ’12 — Tougher Than You Think” LINK

CENSUS:

Politics Daily’s David Sessions: “Karl Rove Appears in Ad Supporting Census” LINK

OTHER:

Politics Daily’s Christopher Weber: “Rudy Giuliani Campaigns for Marco Rubio In Florida” LINK

The Washington Post’s Joe Davidson: “Raises sought for bilingual federal workers” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Obama’s Pitch: ‘High and Outside’” LINK

“Arkansas Senate Primary Race” LINK

“Obama’s Three-Point Shot” LINK

“Dwindling GOP Support for Michael Steele” LINK

“Obamas: ‘Ready, Set, Go!’” LINK

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