The Note's Must-Reads

2008: YouTube Debate:

ABC News' David Chalian: "Democrats Face YouTubers and Each Other" LINK

Associated Press' Nedra Pickler: "Dems Face Blunt Questions on Iraq, Draft" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Anne E. Kornblut: "Public Voice Adds Edge to Debate" LINK

Washington Post's Jose Antonio Vargas: "What's Up?: Questions From the People, Sharp to Strange" LINK

New York Times' Alessandra Stanley: "A Showcase for the YouTube Set Makes Voters the Stars" LINK

Boston Globe's Susan Milligan: "Via video, voters bluntly query Democratic field" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak and Michael Finnegan: "YouTube presidential debate blazes trail" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Public presses Dems with video questions" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith: "Video kills the old-media stars" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Democrats highlight differences in debate" LINK

Bloomberg's Catherine Dodge and Kim Chipman: "Clinton Touts Experience at Debate as Rivals Duck Confrontation " LINK

Baltimore Sun's Paul West: Issues are familiar, but format is new as Democrats debate LINK

McClatchy Newspapers' Steven Thomma: YouTube questions upstage answers in Democrats' debate LINK

Charleston Post & Courier's Robert Behre: "Democrats.com" LINK

Greenville News' Dan Hoover: "Race, gender, Iraq among topics in Citadel debate" LINK

2008: YouTube Debate: Reviews & Opinions:

Washington Post's Tom Shales: "Hi, I'm Tom In Washington, And My Question Is for CNN..." LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Halperin: "Grading the YouTube Debate" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy and Jeff Zeleny: "Novel Debate Format, but Same Old Candidates" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Amina Khan: "YouTube questions and boob-tube answers" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Paul Brownfield: "Campaign mash-up, v. 1.0" LINK

Politico's Roger Simon: "Edwards: He's mad and he won't take it anymore" LINK

Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Snowman wins. The big Clinton/Obama difference" LINK

New York Daily News' David Hinckley: "They elude questioners' Net" LINK

Charleston Post & Courier's Brian Hicks: "Lost in Translation" LINK

2008: YouTube Debate: Behind-the-Scenes:

ABC News' Kate Snow: "Bill Clinton Watches Debate from Tanzania" LINK

Associated Press: "Edwards, Biden meet in S.C. park" LINK

Quad-City Times' Tory Brecht: "Davenport man's question aired at debate" LINK

New York Newsday's Lauren McSherry: "LI woman's health care concerns heard in debate" LINK

Iraq:

ABC News' Gary Langer: "Bush Seen as Unwilling to Change Course; Most Would Shift War Control to Congress" LINK

Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Dan Balz: "Poll Finds Democrats Favored On War" LINK

2008:

Roll Call's Lauren W. Whittington: "Members Pony Up in White House Race" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Des Moines Register's Jason Pulliam: "Tancredo blasts Brownback re: abortion calls" LINK

Union Leader's Scott Brooks: "GOP fundraiser to feature machine gun shoot" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Rudy turns up volume in early vote states" LINK

New York Newsday's Tom Brune: "9/11 not primary focus of new Rudy ads" LINK

San Francisco Chronicle's Carla Marinucci: "Giuliani flays Dems in race as defeatists, pessimists" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Boston Herald's Casey Ross: "Romney's 'Special Ops' staffer: Aide details 'very secretive' work on MySpace page" LINK

Boston Herald's Margery Eagan: "Mitt's anti-smut pitch just rings hollow" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Detroit News' Gordon Trowbridge: "McCain, in Michigan, calls for tax overhaul" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Washington Post's Richard Cohen: "He Just Plays a Straight Shooter" LINK

New York Times' David D. Kirkpatrick: "A Country Singer Croons Over Fred Thompson" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Politico's Josephine Hearn: "Clinton, Obama court colleagues" LINK

Des Moines Register's Jason Clayworth: "Hunter: Richardson's wrong about border fence" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' Teddy Davis: "Obama Exaggerates Progress on Bundlers" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Union Leader editorial by Sen. Christopher Dodd: "We must withdraw from Iraq now to rebuild our armed forces" LINK

2008: Bloomberg?

New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Gingrich Sees 'Very Limited Base' for a Bloomberg Run" LINK

2008: Democrats: Congress:

Politico's Josh Kraushaar: "Lazarus candidacies unlikely to lure voters" LINK

Washington Post's Dana Milbank: "Not the Retiring Kind" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Post's Paul Kane: "Diplomats Received Political Briefings" LINK

Washington Post's Christopher Lee: "Business Owner Welcomes Bush, But Not His Ideas on Health Care" LINK

Congress:

Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "GOP senators to chide Reid" LINK