Dorry's Daily Digest for Sept. 7

A daily look at news from the Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal that caught our eye:

Ethics

Congressional Charities Pulling in Corporate Cash (NYT)

The Courts

Polarization of Supreme Court Is Reflected in Justices’ Clerks (NYT)

Obama getting fewer judges confirmed than Nixon – (WP)

Energy and Environment

A Necessary Moratorium (NYT – Editorial)

Mr. Obama vs. the greens [WP editorial]

U.S. Won’t Say if Blowout Preventer on Way to Shore – (WP)

Economy and Financial Reform

Lehman’s Last Hours – (NYT)

New Council of Regulators to Tackle Systemic Risks – (WP)

Bankruptcy Court is Latest Battleground for Traders – (WSJ)

Obama to Push Tax Break – (WSJ)

Obama in Infrastructure Push – (WSJ)

Washington and the “Recovery Summer” that Wasn’t – (WSJ)

Health

Who Should Provide Anethesia Care? -( NYT)

Health Care Wastefulness Is Detailed in Studies – (NYT)

When is a hospital patient not an inpatient? (WP)

Privacy

New lawsuit to challenge laptop searches – (WP)