Today’s Most Popular Stories 9.1.11

Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for September 1, 2011:

Washington Post: Pentagon personnel chief draws criticism for leadership style

Washington Times: Clooney: Obama ‘having an almost impossible time governing’

Washington Examiner: New adviser embodies business-government collusion

USA Today: Cher defends Chaz against ‘Dancing’ critics

NPR: Hubble Captures Time-Lapse Videos Of Stars Being Born

The Hill: Boehner, Obama step up political gamesmanship as 2012 pressure grows

Politico: Partisan fight leads Obama to move date of speech

Roll Call: Berman Gets Big-Name Endorsements in Race Against Sherman

The New Republic: One More Time: The Stimulus Worked

The Daily Caller: Bankrupt solar company with fed backing has cozy ties to Obama admin