The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Iowa:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Giuliani, McCain to Skip Early Test of Strength in Iowa" LINK

Des Moines Register's Thomas Beaumont: "McCain follows Giuliani in skipping Iowa straw poll" LINK

New York Times' Marc Santora: "Giuliani and McCain to Skip Straw Poll in Iowa" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan: "Giuliani, McCain leave a void in Iowa straw poll" LINK

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "They Know How to Caucus" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Post's Carl Campanile: "RUDY SIDESTEPS 'NO TAX' PLEDGE" LINK

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "Pennsylvania Republican, Convicted in '80s Bribery, Backs Giuliani" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and John Harwood: "Giuliani Health Proposal Seeks Individual Coverage" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan: "Giuliani, McCain leave a void in Iowa straw poll" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Lobbying by Rudy's firm draws fire" LINK

New Hampshire Union Leader's Faith Swymer: "Giuliani says President deserves more credit" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

New Hampshire Union Leader's Mark Hayward: "Romney backs personal retirement accounts" LINK

2008: Republicans: Gingrich:

Associated Press' Libby Quaid: "Gingrich: 4-1 Odds Against GOP Bid" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

USA Today's Ken Dilanian: "Past as lobbyist may play into future as candidate" LINK

Israel Today: "Fred Thompson coming to Israel" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Post's Ian Bishop: "HILL'S $$ HAUL NEAR A RECORD" LINK

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "Clinton Relies on Women to Help Make History" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy: "Goals Are Both Met and Missed in Clinton Fund-Raising" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith: "Highlights of the Hillaryland chronicles" LINK

Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson: "Clinton Buoyed by `Faith' and a Tight Script" LINK

Newsweek's Jonathan Darman: "Executive Disorder?" LINK

Union Leader's John Whitson: "Central wants Clinton's talk to grads to be by the book" LINK

Washington Post's Dana Milbank: "Hillary Fever Skips a Generation" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak: "Obama's way is with words, not hugs" LINK

Bloomberg's Jonathan D. Salant: "Obama Faces `Glass-Houses' Criticism Over Campaign Fund Raising" LINK

New York Post's Maureen Callahan: "TURNING THEIR BARACK ON GOP" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Robert D. Novak: "A Contender's Worn-Out Welcome" LINK

New York Sun's Jill Gardiner: "Edwards To Outline Security Plan" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Associated Press' Barry Massey: "Richardson adept as recreational hunter" LINK


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Brad Bumsted: "Pa. Democrats favor Clinton for 2008" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Victory in W. Va. could spread to other states" LINK

Washington Post's David Broder: "Candidates Lacking A Real-World Clue" LINK


Chicago Tribune's John McCormick: "Gore hits Chicago to chants of 'Run, Al, Run'" LINK


New York Times' Robert Pear: "Senate Rejects Changes to Immigration Bill" LINK

New York Times' Carl Hulse: "An Immigration Compromise Divides Republican Senators" LINK

Washington Times' Jon Ward and Ralph Z. Hallow: "White House surprised at GOP anger over speech" LINK

Washington Post editorial: "Pass the Immigration Bill" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Maura Reynolds: "Immigration bill supporters beat back key change" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff: "Call in the heavy hitter: Microsoft CEO lobbies Kyl" LINK

Associated Press' Charles Babington: "Obama, Graham trade barbs as immigration debate boils over" LINK

Jefferson Indictment:

ABC News' Jordan Hultine: "Brazile Calls for Jefferson's Resignation" LINK

Politico's Josephine Hearn: "Black lawmakers split on Jefferson" LINK

The Hill's Jonathan E. Kaplan: "CBC digs in for Jefferson" LINK

Libby Sentenced:

Washington Post's William Otis: "Neither Prison Nor Pardon: Justice in the Libby Case Lies With Bush's Third Option" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten: "Libby pardon poses quandary for GOP hopefuls" LINK

Los Angeles Times editorial: "No pardon for Libby" LINK

Margaret Colgate Love, former United States pardon attorney, in the Los Angeles Times: "Begging Bush's pardon" LINK

President Bush:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "'Homosexuality Isn't Natural or Healthy' Bush's Choice for Top Doc Compared Human Genitalia to Pipe Fittings and Said Homosexual Practices Can Cause Injury or Death" LINK

Vice President Cheney:

Washington Post's Dan Eggen: "Official: Cheney Urged Wiretaps" LINK


Washington Post's Paul Kane: "Sen. Stevens Told to Keep Records for Graft Probe" LINK


Washington Times' Jen Haberkorn: "Institution off D.C. menu" LINK