Today’s Most Popular Stories 12.10.09

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for December 10, 2009:

Washington Post: For conservatives, a political surge

Washington Times: Poll: Liberals more in touch with Great Beyond than conservatives

Washington Examiner: In trouble, White House searches for a billionaire to blame

USA Today: Obama speech: War and peace, left and right, pro and con

CQ Politics: Ratings Change: Baird Sets Off Top-Tier Scramble

The Hill: Obama to GOP: ‘Stop trying to frighten the American people’

Politico: Dems to lift debt ceiling by $1.8 trillion, fear 2010 backlash

ABC News: U.S. Marshals to Investigate Questionable ‘Madoff Auctions’

CBS News: Tiger Texts Show Weakness for Woman

Fox News: Mysterious Giant Spiral Dominates Norway’s Sky

MSNBC News: U.S. officials say top al-Qaida leader killed

CNN: Behind the Scenes: On front lines of drug war

Wall Street Journal: Apple Plots Reboot of iTunes for Web

NPR: Librarian Nancy Pearl’s Under-The-Radar Gift Books

Roll Call: Senate Democrats Emerge From Special Caucus With Few Details

National Journal: Reid Ramps Up Schedule

Bloomberg News: Ex-Bear Stearns Chief Joins Trade Magazines’ Purchase

Gallup.Com: Americans Stay Positive; Emotional Health at 17-Month High

Talking Points Memo: American Justice System Too Weak For Terrorists, GOPers Say

Politics Daily: The State of the Union, According to the Polls

Reuters: House passes $447 billion spending bill