The Note 2007 Archives

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See below for The Note's 2007 Archive.

   July 16, 2007 — "Fatal Diseases"

   July 16, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 16 2007"

   July 13, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 13, 2007"

   July 13, 2007 — "Making It Real"

   July 13, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 13 2007"

   July 12, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 12, 2007"

   July 12, 2007 — "Iraq Policy at Standstill"

   July 12, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 12, 2007"

   July 11, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 11, 2007"

   July 11, 2007 — "How Low Can McCain Go?"

   July 11, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 11, 2007"

   July 10, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 10, 2007"

   July 10, 2007 — "Iraq Weighs on McCain"

   July 10, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 10, 2007"

   July 9, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 9, 2007"

   July 9, 2007 — "Last chances for an embattled President Bush"

   July 9, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 9, 2007"

   July 3, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 3, 2007"

   July 3, 2007 — "John McCain is struggling to survive in Campaign '08"

   July 3, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 3, 2007"

   July 2, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: July 2, 2007"

   July 2, 2007 — "Bill Clinton Seeks to Halt Obama's Momentum"

   July 2, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: July 2, 2007"

   June 29, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 29, 2007"

   June 29, 2007 — "Quacking to the finish: Immigration Devastates Bush,"

   June 29, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 29, 2007"

   June 28, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 28, 2007"

   June 28, 2007 — "The Money Race"

   June 28, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 28, 2007"

   June 27, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 27, 2007"

   June 27, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 27, 2007"

   June 26, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 26, 2007"

   June 26, 2007 — "GOP in Disarray"

   June 26, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 26, 2007"

   June 25, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 25, 2007"

   June 25, 2007 — "Scrutiny Time"

   June 25, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 25, 2007"

   June 22, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 22, 2007"

   June 22, 2007 — "Edwards Out to Prove There's Room for Three"

   June 22, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 22, 2007"

   June 21, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 21, 2007"

   June 21, 2007 — "New Yorkers Could Crowd Each Other Out"

   June 21, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 21, 2007"

   June 20, 2007 — "Bloomberg drops a bomb"

   June 20, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 20, 2007"

   June 19, 2007 — "Facing war critics with a new message on Iraq"

   June 19, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 19, 2007"

   June 18, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 18, 2007"

   June 18, 2007 — "Crises in Gaza, Iran Hover Over Race"

   June 18, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 18, 2007"

   June 15, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 15, 2007"

   June 15, 2007 — "Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to the National Right to Life Convention."

   June 15, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 15, 2007"

   June 14, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 14, 2007"

   June 14, 2007 — "McCain's Offensive Could Undercut Himself"

   June 14, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 14, 2007"

   June 13, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 13, 2007"

   June 13, 2007 — "Mitt's moment"

   June 13, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 13, 2007"

   June 12, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 12, 2007"

   June 12, 2007 — "The President Needs His Rank-and-File More Than Ever, But Will They Follow?"

   June 12, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 12, 2007"

   June 11, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 11, 2007"

   June 11, 2007 — "On Iraq and Immigration, He Finds His Fate Tied To An Old Rival"

   June 11, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 11, 2007"

   June 8, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 8, 2007"

   June 8, 2007 — "Immigration Bill Dies As '08ers Scramble"

   June 8, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 8, 2007"

   June 7, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 7, 2007"

   June 7, 2007 — "Romney Gets Double-Teamed"

   June 7, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 7, 2007"

   June 6, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 6, 2007"

   June 6, 2007 — "Then There Were Four:"

   June 6, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 6, 2007"

   June 5, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 5, 2007"

   June 5, 2007 — "One Last Fred-Less Encounter, but Thompson Could be Tonight's Winner"

   June 5, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 5, 2007"

   June 4, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 4, 2007"

   June 4, 2007 — "On the Attack, but how far can he Push Clinton and Obama?"

   June 4, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 4, 2007"

   June 1, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: June 1, 2007"

   June 1, 2007 — "A Challenge to Party Orthodoxy Could Revive the 'Maverick,' or Enrage the Base"

   June 1, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: June 1, 2007"

   May 31, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 31, 2007"

   May 31, 2007 — "Testing Fred Thompson: The GOP Gets to Know its Dream Candidate, Warts and All"

   May 31, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 31, 2007"

   May 30, 2007 — "Make Room for Fred: Behind the Thompson Boomlet, the GOP Searches for a Lost Identity"

   May 30, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 30, 2007"

   May 29, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 29, 2007"

   May 29, 2007 — "For Bush, No Clean Break: Back Home, Members of Congress are Getting an Earful on Iraq, Immigration"

   May 29, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 29, 2007"

   May 25, 2007 — "Leap to the Left: Clinton, Obama Shift Stances and Vote to Cut Off War Funding"

   May 25, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 25, 2007"

   May 24, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 24, 2007"

   May 24, 2007 — "Cracks in Clinton Camp's Armor"

   May 23, 2007 — "Grass-roots Revolt: Both Parties Face Anger in Their Ranks, with Iraq and Immigration at the Fore"

   May 23, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 23, 2007"

   May 22, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 22, 2007"

   May 22, 2007 — "McCain vs. McCain: Sparring Over Immigration Dims Prospects for a Bill"

   May 21, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 21, 2007"

   May 21, 2007 — "Cram Time for Democrats: With Deadlines Looming, Can They Pass Politics 101?"

   May 16, 2007 — "Debate No. 2: Rudy Finds His Opening, as the Second Tier Grows restless"

   May 15, 2007 — "Republicans' Round Two: GOP Contenders Have Something to Prove to Themselves"

"The Note's Must-Reads: May 15, 2007"

   May 14, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 15, 2007"

   May 14, 2007 — "Rudy Gets Roughed Up: Heading to Debate No. 2 with a Target on His Back"

   May 11, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 12-14, 2007"

   May 11, 2007 — "Abortion and the GOP: Rudy's world is caving in, but the whole party should be concerned"

   May 11, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 11, 2007"

   May 10, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 10, 2007"

   May 10, 2007 — "A House Divided: Worried Republicans, Turning on Themselves"

   May 9, 2007 — "White House Road Trips: From Baghdad to Kansas, the Unpredictable Politics of War"

   May 9, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 9, 2007"

   May 8, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 8, 2007"

   May 8, 2007 — "Funding the War: Democrats loving a Republican timeline"

   May 8, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 8, 2007"

   May 7, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 7, 2007"

   May 7, 2007 — "War over the War: Searching for Plan B"

   May 7, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 7, 2007"

   May 5, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 5-7, 2007"

   May 4, 2007 — "Republican Rumble: Debating Themselves"

   May 4, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 4, 2007"

   May 3, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 4, 2007"

   May 3, 2007 — "John Edwards: The New Howard Dean?"

   May 3, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 3, 2007"

   May 2, 2007 — "The Note's Sneak Peek: May 3, 2007"

   May 2, 2007 — "Veto Day: The Fallout"

   May 1, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: May 1, 2007"

   April 30, 2007 — "The Note's Must-Reads: April 30, 2007"

   April 27, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 27, 2007"

   April 26, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 26, 2007"

   April 25, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 25, 2007"

   April 24, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 24, 2007"

   April 23, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 23, 2007"

   April 20, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 20, 2007"

   April 19, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 19, 2007"

   April 18, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 18, 2007"

   April 17, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 17, 2007"

   April 16, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 16, 2007"

   April 13, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 13, 2007"

   April 12, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 12, 2007"

   April 11, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 11, 2007"

   April 10, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 10, 2007"

   April 9, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 9, 2007"

   April 6, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 6, 2007"

   April 5, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 5, 2007"

   April 4, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 4, 2007"

   April 3, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 3, 2007"

   April 2, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: April 2, 2007"

   March 30, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: March 30, 2007"

   March 29, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: March 29, 2007"

   March 28, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: March 28, 2007"

   March 27, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: March 27, 2007"

   March 26, 2007 — "The Mini-Note: March 26, 2007"

   March 23, 2007 — "Taking the Fork: The Road to 218"

   March 22, 2007 — "Game Changers: Thumbsucking Until Noon"

   March 21, 2007 — "Digging In: Prophet or President?"

   March 20, 2007 — "Out Like a Lamb?: March Madness"

   March 19, 2007 — "80% of Gang Members Can't Be Wrong: Knowing What Will Happen, But Not When"

   March 16, 2007 — "February Sanity: Games Rule"

   March 15, 2007 — "Competence Is the New Black: A Cat Up Every Tree"

   March 14, 2007 — "Wagons and Firing Squads: Things That Go in Circles"

   March 13, 2007 — "Absolutely Nothing: Nothing But a Heartbreaker"

   March 12, 2007 — "No Hurry for That Final Disappointment: Is That All There Is to a Circus?"

   March 9, 2007 — "Springing Forward: In Politics, That Is Better Than Falling Back"

   March 8, 2007 — "Card in the Sleeve: Ace in the Hole"

   March 7, 2007 — "There's Gotta be a Little Rain Sometimes: Along With the Sunshine"

   March 6, 2007 — "Loving Arms Across the Land (Spreading): Philippe Reines Holds Her Purse"

   March 5, 2007 — "Rethinking Rudy : Guys and Dolls Say the Horse Can Do"

   March 2, 2007 — "From the Omni Shoreham to the Pettus Bridge : An Extreme Kind; Very Great, As in Strength, Keenness, Severity, or the Like"

   March 1, 2007 — "Trouble, My Friend, Right Here : It Takes Judgement, Brains, and Maturity to Score"

   February 28, 2007 — "Income, Iran, Iraq, Irish: The Eyes Have It"

   February 27, 2007 — "There Is No Like What: Never Commit Anything to PowerPoint You Don't Want to See on the Front Page of the Boston Globe"

   February 26, 2007 — "Put on Some Speed: Seek and Ye Shall Find"

   February 23, 2007 — "The Flames Go Higher: Burns, Burns, Burns"

   February 22, 2007 — "(Not) Ready to Make Nice: Taking the Gloves off of the Most Tired Metaphor"

   February 21, 2007 — "'The Opening Bell': Dust-up in the Desert"

   February 20, 2007 — "Frontrunners Were Made to Be Broken: But They Usually Win"

   February 16, 2007 — "One-Issue Politics: The Second Draft of History"

   February 15, 2007 — "Brutal Honesty : No One Can Be Nominated or Elected"

   February 14, 2007 — "Reckless Cautiousness : It's Coming...Any Second Now... Any Second Now"

   February 13, 2007 — "Romney (Re)Considered: The Vision Thing"

   February 12, 2007 — "Too Visible to Be Invisible: The Heat Is Too Intense for It"

   February 9, 2007 — "The Unfinished Work: Thus Far So Nobly Advanced"

   February 8, 2007 — "Catching and Pinning Clouds: A Political Flibbertijibbet"

   February 7, 2007 —"Money Don't Get Everything It's True: (Insert Your Own Hillary Clinton Joke Here)"

   February 6, 2007 — "In It (to Win It): Empire Building"

   February 5, 2007 — "Sprinting a Marathon: Never Hoisting an Icon"

   February 2, 2007 — "Agree to Disagree: Raising Hill Bills"

   February 1, 2007 — "Clean as a Whistle: Sharp as a Tack"

   January 31, 2007 — "Follow My Lead, Oh, How I need: Someone to Watch Over Me"

   January 30, 2007 — "41+42-43=44?: The Inevitability Gene"

   January 29, 2007 — "It's Never Too Early, Part 101: Bemoan or Join, But Not Both"

   January 26, 2007 — "Looking Down at the Shoes of Life: Tight Polls and Tight Collars"

   January 25, 2007 — "The Way to Lose, Part IV: It Is Easier Than It Looks"

   January 24, 2007 — Winter's Tale: "Miracles Come to Those Who Risk Defeat in Seeking Them "

   January 23, 2007 — Topsy Turvy: Everything That Ought To Be Up Is Down

   January 22, 2007 — The Way to Win, Chappaqua Style: Taking the White House in 2008

   January 19, 2007 — New Verse, Same As the First: Bush, Push, Mo' Mush

   January 18, 2007 — The Tips of Icebergs: Hear, See, Speak

   January 17, 2007 — Inside David Axelrod's Steel Cage: Green Represents Experience. . .and Envy

   January 16, 2007 — Obama?: Oh, Yes (Part III of ?)

   January 12, 2007 — The Only Poll That Matters: "Term-limited" Is Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

   January 11, 2007 — A Decent Interval, Part IV: Scissors, Iraq, Paper

   January 10, 2007 — Bush's War (Speech): POTUS, in the Library, with a Rope

   January 9, 2007 — The ABCs of Politics: Pretty Darn Slow, Before the Storm

   January 8, 2007 — Micro-managing the Way(s) Forward: A Charge to Keep, Part XVII

   January 4, 2007 — Bipartasianship in Washington?: Not. Happening. Dude.

   January 3, 2007 — Get Your Ticket and Your Suitcase: Thunder's Rolling Down the Tracks