The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

By Jayce Henderson

Jun 6, 2012 4:37am

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, Amanda VanAllen, Alicia Tejada, and Will Cantine

ECONOMY:
The Hill’s Cameron Joseph and Justin Sink: “Romney woos Hispanics over economy” Mitt Romney is using Hispanics’ double-digit unemployment rate to argue that the key voting bloc should support him instead of President Obama. Romney badly trails Obama with Hispanic voters and must close the gap to win key swing states such as Nevada, Colorado and Florida, where Hispanics make up a sizable share of the voting-age population. LINK

Bloomberg’s Julie Hirschfeld: “Romney Courts Hispanics by Assailing Obama on Economy” Mitt Romney, working to better his standing with a crucial voting bloc, is blaming President Barack Obama for rising joblessness and poverty rates plaguing Hispanic Americans and vowing that he would improve their lot. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, who polls show is at a steep disadvantage with Hispanic voters after a primary battle that spotlighted his opposition to affording illegal immigrants a way to legal status, said yesterday he would focus on building an economy that benefits all groups. LINK

The Washington Times’ Charles Hunt: “The only thing worse than the economy is Obama talking about it” If you are wondering why President Obama and his supporters spend so much time in this election condescending to female voters, jabbering about gay marriage and contraception, or whether Mr. Obama really was born in Keyna, it is because they simply cannot talk about the economy. And when they do, they quickly make clear why they work so hard to avoid any discussion of it. LINK

MITT ROMNEY:
ABC News’ Holly Bailey: “Romney’s Texas fundraisers expected to bring in $15 million“  Mitt Romney’s two-day fundraising swing through Texas is expected to bring in at least $15 million for his 2012 bid, one of the biggest financial hauls of his campaign to date. Ray Washburne, a Dallas investor who is one of Romney’s top donors, announced the total at the first of two fundraising events the Republican nominee was headlining Tuesday night in the Lone Star state. LINK

USA Today’s Catalina Camia: “Romney vows quick sale of General Motors stock“  Mitt Romney said in a newspaper interview that he believes President Obama is holding onto the government’s stake in General Motors to “avoid an embarrassing financial loss” before Election Day. LINK

OTHER:
The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker: “Romney’s personal e-mail may have been hacked” Mitt Romney’s campaign said Tuesday that authorities are investigating whether the Republican presidential candidate’s personal e-mail account had been compromised after an anonymous tipster claimed to have hacked into the account. LINK

Wall Street Journal’s Gerald F. Seib: “GOP’s Voter Outreach Could Pay Off in November” In fighting to save the job of Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday’s gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin, Republicans reached out to a lot of voters.  Make that a whole lot of voters.   LINK

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