Today’s Most Popular Stories 4.8.11

Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for April 8, 2011:

Washington Post: Why Glenn Beck lost it

Washington Times: Obama vows to veto short-term bill

Washington Examiner: Obama promised higher energy costs. He wasn’t kidding

Bloomberg: Coburn Says Republicans ‘Probably Should’ Make Budget Deal With Democrats

USA Today: Nobody saw this coming: An ‘American Idol’ shocker

The Hill: Boehner spokesman says spending cuts remain ‘largest issue’

Politico: Joe Biden’s daughter trashes birther Donald Trump

Roll Call: Moran: Staff Unlikely to Get Back Pay After Shutdown

National Journal: Countdown to Shutdown: NJ Liveblogs the Remaining Hours of Negotiations

Talking Points Memo: Abortion Riders Prove Effective Wedge For Democrats in Government Shutdown Fight

The New Republic: Does Not Compute

The Daily Caller: Election fraud allegations fly in close Wisconsin Supreme Court race