The Note's Must-Reads


Wall Street Journal's John Harwood: "Republicans' Outlook Dims for '08" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: McCain campaign assails Romney anew on abortion record LINK

Associated Press' Michael R. Blood: "McCain Says He'll Fight Clinton's 'Pork'" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Times' Marc Santora: "For Mrs. Giuliani, Not the Usual Campaign Trail for a Candidate's Wife" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

ABC News' Teddy Davis: "Mitt vs. The Mayor" LINK

2008: Republicans: F. Thompson:

New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Thompson Scrutinized on Abortion" LINK

2008: Republicans: T. Thompson:

Associated Press' Beth Fouhy: "Tommy Thompson still counting on Iowa straw poll" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' David Halbfinger: "And the Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Goes to..." LINK

Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "How trends could turn" LINK

Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Chicagoan runs Hillary's camp" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Music Video Has a 'Crush on Obama'" LINK

New York Times' Christopher Drew and Mike McIntire: "An Obama Patron and Friend Until an Indictment" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten and Paul Overberg: "Upper-income black donors back Obama over Clinton" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Obama aide wants Libby pardoned" LINK

USA Today's Mark Memmott and Jill Lawrence: "BET billionaire Sheila Johnson: Hillary's terrific, but Obama's her man" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Miami Herald's Beth Reinhard: "Rarity: Candidate access costs $15" LINK

2008: Primaries:

Washington Post's Chris Cillizza and Paul Kane: "Primary Calendar Poses Big Challenges" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Scott Martelle and Seema Mehta: "So far, candidates just visiting California for the cash" LINK

2008: Debates:

Union Leader's John Distaso: "Poll: Dems more tuned in to debates" LINK

2008: Internet:

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "As a campaign tool, Web has its uses and limits" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff : "GOP issues rules to avoid Macaca moments" LINK


Agence France-Presse: "Iraq surge a failure, top Democrats tell Bush" LINK


Robert Novak: "Dorgan's Poison Pill" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Post's Dan Eggen and Paul Kane: "2 Former Aides to Bush Get Subpoenas" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz: "President Names Ex-GOP Leader As Key Adviser" LINK

Political Potpourri:

Time Magazine's Michael Grunwald: "Bloomberg and Schwarzenegger: The New Action Heroes" LINK