Today’s Most Popular Stories 11.1.11

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

Washington Post: Substance in red wine shows promise in first human study

Washington Times: CURL: The very angry first lady Michelle Obama

Washington Examiner: Speaking of floor leaders: Steny Hoyer’s intimate ties with lobbyists

Bloomberg: Obama’s Change Anthem Pivots to Call for Patience on Economy

USA Today: Halloween revelry turns violent in New Orleans and D.C.

NPR: How Soda Caps Are Killing Birds

The Hill: Second Energy Department-backed company goes bankrupt

Politico: Herman Cain sexual harassment allegations: Damage-control marked by inconsistencies

Roll Call: Lindsey Graham: National Security Will Be South Carolina Issue

National Journal: Cain Shifts Gears on Harassment Settlements

The New Republic: Two New Polls Show Why 2012 Will Be an Ugly Election

The Daily Caller: Experts begin to doubt Obama’s re-electability