The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

By Jayson

Jun 9, 2010 4:43am

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 JAYCE HENDERSON, CARRIE HALPERIN, GEORGIA DAWKINS, XORJE OLIVARES and BEN FORER

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GULF COAST OIL SPILL / ENVIRONMENT:

Politics Daily’s David Knowles: “Whopping BP Dividend Payment Approved” LINK

Newsweek’s Jeneen Interlandi: “Should We Clean Oiled Animals?” LINK

USA Todays Michael Winter: “Reports: Another Gulf rig has been leaking oil for 5 weeks” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Guy Chazan and Susan Daker: “As Missteps Mount, So Does the Backlash” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Power, Russell Gold and Neil King, Jr.: “Lawmaker Questions Staffing Level Aboard Rig” LINK

The Hill’s Russell Berman: “Pelosi wants spill bill by August recess” LINK

PRESIDENT OBAMA / WHITE HOUSE:

Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan: “Obama calls for cuts to spend on own policies” LINK

The Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin: “White House threatens to veto bill that would block EPA from regulating gases” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Janet Adamy: “Obama Resells Health Law to Seniors” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Laura Meckler and Jonathan Weisman: “Obama to Reopen Oil Drilling” LINK

The New York Times’ Mark Landler: “Clinton Woos a Leftist President” LINK

The New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg: “Obama Lobbies Elderly on Benefits of Health Law” LINK

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

Politics Daily’s Alex Wagner: “Iran United Nations Sanctions and the New World Order” LINK

The New York Times’ Sabrina Tavernise and Michael Slackman: “Turkey Goes From Pliable Ally to Thorn for U.S.” LINK

The New York Times’ Jeffrey Gettleman: “Biden Praises Kenya Leaders for Political Cooperation” LINK

ECONOMY / JOBS / EDUCATION:

USA Today’s Christine Dugas: “Only a fraction of those in need file for bankruptcy” LINK

USA Today’s Paul Wiseman and Tim Watson: “Future losses from BP oil spill worry Gulf Coast businesses” LINK

USA Today’s Stephanie Steinberg: “College students have less empathy than past generations” LINK

The Washington Post’s David Cho and Brady Dennis: “Geithner seeks unity on bank capital standards” LINK

ELECTION 2010 / PRIMARIES:

Politics Daily’s Jill Lawrence: “Election Scorecard: Women and Big Money Win, Labor Takes Huge Hit” LINK

Politics Daily’s Lou Cannon: “Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina: California Republicans’ Thelma and Louise” LINK

Politics Daily’s Mary C. Curtis: “Nikki Haley Finishes First in South Carolina GOP Primary, Faces Runoff” LINK

Politics Daily’s Christopher Weber: “Women Win Big in Races for Senate, Governor”LINK

Politics Daily’s Suzi Parker: “Blanche Lincoln Scores Surprise Win over Bill Halter in Arkansas Senate Runoff” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Jim Carlton, Stu Woo and Cari Tuna: “Two Tech Chiefs Triumph in California” LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Tamara Audi and Alexandra Berzon: “Sharron Angle to Face Harry Reid in Nevada Senate Race” LINK

The Washington Post’s Dan Balz: “Reading the Tea Leaves” LINK

The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny and Adam Nagourney: “Incumbent Holds Her Senate Seat in Arkansas Race” LINK

The Washington Post’s Dan Balz: “12 states hold primary elections” LINK

The Washington Post’s Ben Pershing: “Republicans tap Fimian, Hurt in Va. Primaries for U.S. House” LINK

Newsweek’s Danny Johnston: “Why Lincoln’s Win Still Won’t Help Financial Reform” LINK

The New York Times’ Adam Liptak: “Justices Block Matching Funds for Candidates in Arizona” LINK

Washington Times’ David Eldridge: “Left flaps its wing at Pelosi, Obama” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Cathleen Decker: “Whitman, Fiorina cruise to victories” LINK

OTHER:

The Washington Post’s Lori Montgomery: “Social Security’s defenders wary of deficit reduction commission” LINK

USA Today’s Alan Gomez: “Hispanics flee Arizona ahead of immigration law” LINK

ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

“Obama Touts His Affordable Care Act” LINK

“Admiral Allen Says They Are Making Progress” LINK

“Sen. LeMieux to Obama: ‘Enough Photo Ops!” LINK

“Medicare: McConnell Takes the President On” LINK

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