The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, April 7, 2010

By Jayson

Apr 7, 2010 4:21am

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 weekday mornings right here at www.abcnews.com

Compiled by ABC News Desk Assistants PETER MARTINEZ, JAYCE HENDERSON, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, CLAUDIA MORALES and CARRIE HALPERIN

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HEALTH CARE REFORM:

USA Today’s Richard Wolf: “Upper-income people would lose tax cuts in Obama plan” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Robert Weisman: “Insurers call halt, get state warning” LINK

Politico’s Tim Alberta: “Sebelius promises ‘help desk’” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA / NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICY:

ABC News’ Jake Tapper, Huma Khan, and Karen Travers: “New U.S. Nuclear Policy Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Iran, North Korea, Officials Say” LINK

USA Today’s Mimi Hall and Tom Vanden Brook: “Obama announces changes in U.S. nuclear weapon policy” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Obama phones Coack K and Butler team about Monday’s game” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Obama’s long answer: He enjoys discussing ‘complex issues’” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Obama reducing ‘the role of nuclear weapons’ in national security strategy” LINK

The Associated Press’ Robert Burns and Anne Flaherty: “Obama calls nuke terrorism the top threat to US” LINK

Politics Daily’s David Gibson: “Obama Says He’s Inspired by Easter’s Resurrection, Meets Black Pastors” LINK

Politico’s Glenn Thrush and Manu Raju: “Barack Obama pressed on China showdown” LINK

Politico’s Josh Gerstein: “Obama revives terror-prison rules” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Kenneth R. Bazinet and Leo Standora : “’Outliers like Iran and North Korea’ are exceptions to new policy on nukes, Obama says” LINK

The Washington Post’s Mary Beth Sheridan: “New nuclear arms policy shows limits U.S. faces” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s David Crawford and Peter Spiegel: “Crackdown Sought on Nuclear Material” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

The Associated Press: “North Korea sentences American to 8 years” LINK

USA Today’s Jim Michaels: “U.S. military works with Mexico to fight drug traffickers” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “The May 12 Obama-Karzai meeting — will it happen?” LINK

The Associated Press: “Reports: US OKs radical US-born cleric for death” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Laura King: “Afghan President Karzai’s anti-Western remarks leave many guessing sincerity” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Ned Parker and Raheem Salman: “As Iraq violence continues, many fear return of civil war” LINK

The Washington Post’s Michael Shear: “White House hints it might cancel Obama meeting with Afghan president next month” LINK

The New York Times’ Scott Shane: “U.S. Approves Targeted Killing of American Cleric” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Lando: “Seven Blasts Stoke Fears in Baghdad” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jaeyeon Woo: “North Korea Sentences U.S. Man” LINK

Bloomberg’s Simon Kennedy: “Geithner Tests G-20 Power With Push for Firmer Yuan” LINK

TERROR:

Time’s Simon Shuster: “Russia’s ‘Black Widows’: Terrorism or Family Revenge?” LINK

ECONOMY / FINANCE REFORM / JOBS / STIUMULUS:

USA Today’s Gregg Zoroya: “Joblessness hits male vets of current wars” LINK

Time’s Michael Grunwald: “Financial Reform: Far from a Done Deal in Congress” LINK

Politics Daily’s Tom Diemer: “Biden Wants Better Reporting of Stimulus Dollars Use” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Robin Sidel and Damian Paletta: “Mr. Dimon Goes To Washington” LINK

FCC / NET NEUTRALITY:

Politics Daily’s Christopher Weber: “Court Ruling on Internet Regulation a Blow to FCC” LINK

USA Today’s David Lieberman: “FCC’s net neutrality plans in turmoil” LINK

Time’s Techland: “Comcast Routs the FCC: RIP Net Neutrality (and BitTorrents)” LINK

The New York Times’ Edward Wyatt: “U.S. Court Curbs F.C.C. Authority on Web Traffic” LINK

The Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang: “Court rules for Comcast over FCC in ‘net neutrality’ case” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Amy Schatz: “Court Backs Comcast Over FCC on ‘Net Neutrality’” LINK

DEMOCRATS / REPUBLICANS:

ABC News’ Teddy Davis: “Former Steele Guru Suggests RNC Chairman Must Go” LINK

The Hill’s Alexander Bolton: “Five stumbling blocks that could wipe out many Democrats” LINK

The New York Times’ Adam Nagourney: “G.O.P. Squirms as Spotlight Focuses on Its Leader” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Brody Mullins: “Cash Scarcity Worries GOP” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Jess Bravin: “GOP Senators Step Up Attacks on Appellate Court Nominee” LINK

COURT:

ABC News’ Ariane de Vogue: “A Strategy for the Next Supreme Court Abortion Battle?” LINK

SENATE:

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

Politics Daily’s Christopher Weber: “Washington Man Charged with Threatening to Kill Sen. Patty Murray” LINK

CENSUS:

The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe: “Census Bureau sends extra forms to areas with low response rates from 2000” LINK

OTHER:

Politico’s Jake Sherman: “Report criticizes archives on security” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Barbara Martinez: “Washington To Employ a Merit-Based Teaching Plan” LINK

Bloomberg’s Jonathan D. Salant and Mark Drajem: “Secret Funding of U.S. Chamber’s Political Ads May Be Outlawed” LINK

Bloomberg’s Margaret Cronin Fisk, Alan Ohnsman and Angela Greiling Keane: “Toyota Defect Suits May Be Aided by U.S. Regulator’s Criticism” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Tapper on Obama’s Nuke Strategy” LINK

“’Sheriff’ Joe Biden: I’ve Got My Badge On” LINK

“Administration Touts New Policy on Nukes” LINK

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