Today’s Most Popular Stories 02.01.10

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for February 1, 2010:

Washington Post: Justice Alito’s candid response to Obama’s rebuke

Washington Times: Americans held in Haiti could face trial in U.S.

Washington Examiner: Budget plan would impose host of tax increases

USA Today: Obama unveils record $3.8 trillion budget

CQ Politics: Illinois Primary Makes History

The Hill: Clyburn: ‘We’ve got to spend our way out of this recession’

Politico: CIA moonlights in corporate world

ABC News: Doctor Who Started Vaccine, Autism Debate in Ethics Row

CBS News: Does Toyota’s Problem Go Beyond Pedals?

Fox News: Michigan Imam Shot 20 Times in FBI Raid, Autopsy Shows

MSNBC News: Abstinence ed, minus the morals, may work

CNN: Inventor unveils $7,000 talking sex robot

Wall Street Journal: Wealthy Face Tax Increase

NPR: How Revving Up Your Heart Rate, Even A Bit, Pays Off

Roll Call: Democrats Hope a Breather Helps Health Care Bill

National Journal: Obama’s Blueprint Gets Muted Reception

Bloomberg News: Obama Seeks $1.9 Trillion Tax Rise on Rich, Business

Gallup.Com: Party ID: Despite GOP Gains, Most States Remain Blue

Talking Points Memo: Rep. Hensarling Advocates Cutting Benefits And Privatizing Social Security

Politics Daily: Democrats Start 2010 With More Cash Than GOP

Reuters: Scientists say crack HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs

The New Republic: At the Two-Yard Line