Today’s Most Popular Stories 07.31.09

By Matt Dornic 

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for July 31, 2009:

Washington Post: House Passes Bill to Prolong ‘Cash for Clunkers’

Washington Times: Economy declined a modest 1% last quarter

Washington Examiner: Congress approves $2,000,000,000 more to fund “cash for clunkers”

N.Y. Times: So Far, It’s the Summer That Isn’t

L.A. Times: GDP beats expectations in second quarter

USA Today: Tiger back in the mix at Buick Open after second-round 63

CQ Politics: New Alaska Governor More Popular Than Palin

The Hill: Veterans groups have ‘grave concerns’ on health bill

Politico: Henry Waxman gets deal on health bill

ABC News: Political Punch: Pentagon Releases New Images of Air Force One Flyover

CBS News: Hot Wall Street Caps Best July in 20 Years

Fox News: Not So Suite Life: Family Wants Out of Living Alone in 32-Story Condo

MSNBC News: House votes to restrict Wall Street pay

CNN: Florida couple’s slaying was a contract hit, source says

Wall Street Journal: Hollywood Destroys the World

NPR: Congress Armed For Health Care Battle During Recess

Roll Call: Altercation Prompts New Concerns About Bachus’ Leadership

National Journal: The Missing Case For Empathy