The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, June 2, 2010

By Jayson

Jun 2, 2010 4:03am

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, CARRIE HALPERIN, GEORGIA DAWKINS and BEN FORER

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GULF COAST OIL SPILL:

USA Today’s Brian Winter and Kevin Johnson: “Justice Dept. to launch oil probe” LINK

USA Today’s On Deadline: “Holder opens criminal probe of BP oil spill” LINK

USA Today’s The Oval: “Obama administration opens investigations of Gulf Coast oil spill” LINK

Time’s Tim Padgett: “Dredge, Baby, Dredge: Can Sand Stop the Oil?” LINK

Time’s Jay Newton-Small: “Vitter and BP: Should There Be a Liability Cap?” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Thomas Catan and Guy Chazan: “Spill Draws Criminal Probe” LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Corey Dade: “In Criticizing Cleanup, Jindal Finds His Voice” LINK

Politico’s Josh Gerstein: “Fed cases in BP spill might result in fines” LINK

The New York Times’ Helen Cooper and Peter Baker: “U.S. Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Oil Spill” LINK

The Washington Post’s Courtland Milloy: “Obama can’t seem to catch a break on his oil spill response” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ James Oliphant and Peter Nicholas: “Gulf oil spill: Obama administration launches criminal probe of rig explosion ” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA:

Time’s Mark Halperin: “How Obama’s Enemies May Give Him a Boost” LINK

ECONOMY / TAXES / JOBS / MARKETS:

Time’s Brad Tuttle: “The ‘Free Rent’ Approach: When Homeowners Just Stop Paying their Mortgages” LINK

The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro: “S.E.C. Is Said to Seek to Bar Wall St. Financier” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

USA Today’s The Oval: “White House wants investigation of Israeli flotilla incident” LINK

Time’s Jason Motlagh: “Anger in Turkey Grows Over Israeli Raid” LINK

The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler: “U.S. acts to restore ties with Turkey; foreign minister likens attack to 9/11” LINK

The New York Times’ Mark Landler: “After Israel Raids Flotilla, U.S. Is Torn Between Allies” LINK

Newsweek’s Ben Adler: “With Their Eye on Midterms, Don’t Expect Democrats to Break With Israel” LINK

Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferziger and Calev Ben-David: “Gaza Situation ‘Unsustainable,’ Clinton Says as Ship Approaches LINK

Politics Daily’s David Wood: “Despite Flotilla Attack, Joint U.S.-Israeli Military Efforts Continue” LINK

The Hill’s Sam Youngman and Jared Allen: “White House takes measured stance on Israeli aid ship attack” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Jeffrey Fleishman: “Egypt opens border with Gaza Strip” LINK

IMMIGRATION:

USA Today’s On Politics: “Poll: More Americans want an Ariz.-style immigration law in their states” LINK

AL & TIPPER GORE:

USA Today’s Mimi Hall: “Capital shocker: Gores to split after 40 years” LINK

The New York Times’ Mark Leibovich: “Assumptions Go Asunder as Gores Split” LINK

The Washington Post’s Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts: “40 more years? Not for Al and Tipper Gore, who’ve announced their separation” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Samuel Goldsmith: “Al and Tipper Gore: From senior prom to Nobel Peace Prize, the timeline of a 40-year marriage” LINK

DEMOCRATS / REPUBLICANS / TEA PARTY / ELECTION 2010:

Politico’s Jake Sherman: “Pro-Israel Dems defend raid” LINK

Washington Times’ Sean Lengell: “Davis in tight race in quest to be Ala.’s first black governor” LINK

Washington Times’ David Eldridge: “Simmering anger may drive religious right back to polls” LINK

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: “Ala. primary test for Griffith” LINK

The New York Times’ Matt Bai: “Tea Party’s Push on Senate Election Exposes Limits” LINK

Politics Daily’s Patrick Dillon: “Tom Campbell Tries to Stake a Conservative Claim in California Senate Race” LINK

The Hill’s Sean J. Miller: “GOP uses Blumenthal’s advertisements against him” LINK

The Hill’s Julian Pecquet: “Dems tout GAO report to regain seniors’ votes” LINK

SUPREME COURT:

The Washington Post’s Robert Barnes: “Supreme Court: Suspects must invoke right to remain silent in interrogations” LINK

ARMED FORCES:

USA Today’s Tom Vanden Brook: “Newest manned spy plane scores points in war effort” LINK

USA Today’s On Deadline: “Justice Dept. called unprepared for WMD attack response” LINK

HEALTH CARE:

ABC News’ Dan Childs: “Congress Misses Medicare Payment Cut Deadline” LINK

OTHER:

ABC News’ Matthew Cole and Nick Schifrin: “Death of Al Qaeda Number Three Is End of An Era” LINK

ABC News’ Teddy Davis and Karen Travers: “Al and Tipper Gore to Separate After 40 Years of Marriage” LINK

Washington Times’ Deborah Simmons: “D.C. mayor cites ‘emergency’ to raise fees, fines” LINK

USA Today’s Aamer Madhani: “For Christians in Iraq, the threats persist” LINK

USA Today: “Artur Davis loses bid to become Alabama’s first black governor” LINK

USA Today’s On Politics: “White House offer could throw wrinkle into Pa. Senate race” LINK

Time’s Eben Harrell: “A Surprising Consensus on Nuclear Nonproliferation” LINK

The New York Times’ David Herszenhorn: “Hero to Conservatives Often Follows Centrist Path” LINK

The New York Times’ Eric Lipton: “20 in Black Caucus Ask for Curbs on Ethics Office” LINK

The Washington Post’s Hamil Harris: “Air traffic manager at Andrews Air Force Base calls her job best in FAA” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Holder ‘Criminal Investigation’ has begun” LINK

“Amb Peck Returns” LINK

“Obama: ‘We Have an Obligation to Investigate” LINK

“Djou Votes Against Party on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” LINK

“WH Hoping for Best, Planning for Worst” LINK

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