Today’s Most Popular Stories 08.26.10

By Matt Dornic 

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 26, 2010:

Washington Post: Beck rally will be a measure of ‘tea party’ strength

Washington Times: 6 Sunni fighters killed in ambush in Iraq

Washington Examiner: Environmental Protection Agency considering a ban on lead ammunition

USA Today: Abandoned boats litter waters in tough economy

CQ Politics: FEC Approves Early Recount Spending

The Hill: Conservative Dem lawmaker jokes about Speaker Pelosi dying

Politico: Democrats privately fear House prospects worsening

Roll Call: Castle May Benefit From Delaware’s Affection for Long Political Resumes

National Journal: Salmonella Strains Found In Feed At Two Iowa Farms

Gallup.Com: Americans Oppose Renewing U.S. Combat Operations in Iraq

Talking Points Memo: Meet Joe Miller: The Alaska Tea Partier Who Has Dems Licking Their Lips

Politics Daily: Ken Mehlman, Ex-RNC Chair and Bush Campaign Chief, Says He’s Gay

The New Republic: Defending ‘The Unnecessary Fall of Barack Obama’

The Daily Caller: Libby Residents Relate Gains, Drawbacks of Asbestos aid

Foreign Policy: The U.N. Security Council’s great disappearing act