Stories You Should Know (3/9/10)

Washington Times (Washington, DC)
President Obama plans to focus attention on immigration this week by meeting at the White House with two senators crafting a bill on the issue.

Newsday (Long Island, NY)
Some House Democrats wavering over whether to back a health-care overhaul questioned whether it would effectively curb the country’s health costs, highlighting a difficult issue that the White House and congressional leaders must address in the final negotiations on the measure.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
President Obama congratulated Iraqis who voted in national elections Sunday, saying that the apparently successful process will help his administration stick to its timetable to withdraw all American combat troops from the nation this summer.

Politico (Washington, DC)
From its loud and highly visible protests at summer congressional town hall meetings to its September march on the streets of Washington, the tea party movement has left a profound mark on the American political landscape since it burst onto the scene a year ago.


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