Today’s Most Popular Stories 09.02.10

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for September 2, 2010:

Washington Post: White House considers pre-midterm package of business tax breaks to spur hiring

Washington Times: GOP wary of peaking too soon, despite lead

Washington Examiner: New evidence undermines feds’ case against Arizona

USA Today: Coast Guard backs off report of oil sheen from Gulf platform; firm says ‘no blowout or explosion’

CQ Politics: Sloan Wages Quixotic Campaign Against Norton

The Hill: Pence says Republican majority would move first to extend Bush tax cuts

Politico: Sarah Palin rips ‘impotent’ reporters

Roll Call: HOH’s One-Minute Recess: One Way to Raise Campaign Cash

National Journal: Dems Seek Answers On Gulf Explosion

Gallup.Com: Republicans Hold Wide Lead in Key Voter Turnout Measure

Talking Points Memo: The ‘Un-American’ Results If Republicans Really Force A Government Shutdown

Politics Daily: Justice Department Sues Tough Arizona Sheriff in Discrimination Probe

The New Republic: Let’s Play Counterfactual: What If Stimulus Had Been Bigger?

The Daily Caller: NAACP launches coalition watchdog site to ‘monitor’ Tea Party ‘racists’

Foreign Policy: The global fallout we’d face from an Israeli strike against Iran’s nuke plants