Arise Daily News Digest 2-1-2012

AL.COM - Bingo trial defendant Ray Crosby filed for bankruptcy days before death.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Alabama's congressional delegation asks President Obama to expedite disaster declaration.

(MOBILE) PRESS-REGISTER - Columnist George Talbot:  Alabama candidates vow: 'Impeach Obama.'

HUNTSVILLE TIMES - The Huntsville Times: Some justice for taxpayers.

AL.COM - “This American Life’ examines Alabama’s immigration law.

AL.COM - Alabama House speaker, in visit to Georgia Legislature, hopes for no "fistfights on the floor."

AL.COM - Report says new immigration law will cost Alabama billions of dollars.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus reports campaign account of more than $1 million.

HUNTSVILLE TIMES - Incumbent Marshall County Judge Howard Hawk to run as an independent.

AL.COM - Alabama candidate files complaint on PSC member.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Group hopes reception marks start of united front for state support of regional mass transit.

BIRMINGHAM NEWS - Education policy director Emily Schultz outlines governor's education reform plan.

GADSDEN TIMES - Authorities seize 80 electronic gambling devices.

ANNISTON STARThe Anniston Star: Obama ignoring the real issue:  Tuition hikes, cut appropriations are a horrible combination.

ANNISTON STARThe Anniston Star: This blizzard of cash: Romney, Gingrich engaged in game of Super PACs.

JACKSONVILLE NEWS – Columnist Steve Flowers:  Inside The Statehouse: Election season is here; several interesting races.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISERThe Montgomery Advertiser: Timing is wrong.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Ivey:  Challenges, opportunities await Legislature.

DOTHAN EAGLE - Great Southern buys competitor, expands across country.

WASHINGTON POST - Florida primary: Mitt Romney wins decisive victory.

WASHINGTON POST - Super PACs helping Republican candidates close in on Obama.

WASHINGTON POST – Columnist Ezra Klein:  Doing the math on Obama's  - deficits.

WASHINGTON POST - The Fix:  President Obama, Mitt Romney and the empathy gap.

WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Robert Samuelson:  Major tax reform:  Why it always fails.

WASHINGTON POST - The Washington Post: The dangerous fiscal path that looms.

WASHINGTON POST - Defense lawyer fights racism in death row cases.

NEW YORK TIMES - GOP Senators to Cordray: Don't Get Attached to Job

NEW YORK TIMESThe New York Times: Turning the ‘Buffett Rule’ Into Law