The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Fundraising:

ABC News' Rick Klein: "Middle-Income Americans Giving Big" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "GOP hopefuls outspending Dems so far" LINK

Los Angeles Times' James Gerstenzang: "GOP lags Democrats in fundraising" LINK

Associated Press' Glen Johnson: "Romney Spends It Faster Than He Gets It" LINK

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater: "Giuliani outraises candidates in Texas" LINK

New York Daily News' Michael Saul and Michael McAuliff: "Bam steals Hil show in young Tinseltown" LINK

The New York Times' David D. Kirkpatrick, Mike McIntire and Jeff Zeleny: "Obama's Camp Cultivates Crop in Small Donors" LINK

The Chicago Tribune's Mike Dorning and John McCormick: "White House field spends early and often" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins: "Private Equity Gives More to Republicans" LINK

2008: Republicans:

The Boston Globe's Peter S. Canellos: "Riding the antiabortion tide" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Daily News' Helen Kennedy: "Hit parody on Net leaves Rudy red" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "Romney spent $300 on makeup 'consulting'" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Politico's Roger Simon: "McCain promises to fight on" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Mary Jacoby: "Firms Tied to Campaign Manager Received 10% of McCain's Budget" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak: "McCain loses more campaign staffers" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Stephen Media Group's Aaron Sadler: "Huckabee touts momentum, not money" LINK

2008: Republicans: Brownback:

Witchita Eagle's David Goldstein: "Brownback campaign is slow to catch fire" LINK

The Associated Press: "Brownback announces SC campaign leadership" LINK

2008: Democrats:

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Democratic candidates quick to tout Iraq ideas" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "He backs Clinton; her backers help him" LINK

Newsdays' Glenn Thrush: "Clinton taps supporters from entertainment world" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Washington Post's David Nakamura: "Fenty Plans to Endorse Obama" LINK

Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Washington Mayor Fenty to endorse Obama" LINK

Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Perry Bacon Jr.: "Obama Faces the Test Dean Failed: Broadening Support" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr.: "On Tour to Highlight Poverty, Edwards Tries to Shift Race's Focus" LINK

McClatchy News Service's Rob Christensen: "Edwards takes campaign to America's rural poor" LINK

The Clarion-Ledger's Natalie Chandler: "Edwards visits poultry workers" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Hartford Courant's David Lightman: "Cost Of Dodd's Hunt Is More Than He Gathers" LINK

Union Leader's John Distaso: "Dodd tells front runners the race can still change" LINK

2008: Bloomberg?

New York Daily News' Michael Saul and Kirsten Danis: "Middle America no fan of Bloomberg's liberal stances" LINK

2008: Polls:

Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: "AP Poll: GOP pick is 'none of the above'" LINK

2008: Congress:

Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Ex-factor hurts Hastert in the pocketbook" LINK

Vitter Scandal:

Washington Post's Dana Milbank: "Sex and the Conservative" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nossiter: "Senator Apologizes Again for Link to Prostitution Inquiry" LINK

Politics of Iraq:

The New York Times' Carl Hulse: "Democrats Plan to Keep Senate in Session All Night for Iraq Vote" LINK

The Washington Post's Karen DeYoung: "Exit Strategies" LINK

The Washington Times' Betsy Pisik: "Ban presses U.S. to use 'caution' in leaving Iraq" LINK

Bush Administration:

The New York Times' Helene Cooper: "Bush to Bolster Abbas and Push for Peace Talks" LINK

New York Daily News' Kenneth Bazinet: "Bush pledges $190M in aid to Abbas as Hamas slumps" LINK