Today’s Most Popular Stories 2.16.11

Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for February 16, 2011:

Washington Post: Borders files bankruptcy as it struggles to respond to changes in book market

Washington Times: Federal deficit on track for a record this fiscal year

Washington Examiner: Obamacare’s individual mandate is a dangerous new federal power

USA Today: CBS’ Lara Logan ‘recovering well’ after assault

The Hill: Chances up for federal shutdown

Politico: Barack Obama plays hardball with veto threat

Roll Call: ‘Sheriff Joe’ Arpaio Leads in Arizona Poll for Senate Race

National Journal: Christie Reacts to 2012 Rumors

Talking Points Memo: Rick Santorum, On ‘Santorum’: ‘You Want To Talk About Incivility’

Politics Daily: New York Rep. Chris Lee Resigns Over Craigslist Dating Ad and Sexy Photo

The New Republic: Why Obama’s Budget Is OK

The Daily Caller: Earth to birthers: the facts about Obama’s birth certificate