The Note's Must-Reads


The Washington Post's John Solomon: "No Easy Verdict on Thompson The Lawyer" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "McCain Campaign Is Dealt New Blow as Media Team Resigns" LINK

Bush Administration:

The Boston Globe's Bryan Bender: "Analyst counters Bush on Al Qaeda" LINK

The New York Times' Neil A. Lewis: "Panel Votes to Hold Two in Contempt of Congress" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Richard B. Schmitt: "House panel OKs contempt proceedings" LINK

Veterans Affairs:

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg and David S. Cloud: "Bush Panel Seeks Upgrade in Military Care" LINK

The Washington Post's Steve Vogel: "Overhaul Urged in Care for Soldiers" LINK


The Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman: "Democrats Push Parcel of Bills That Could Split Republicans" LINK

Associated Press' Anne Flaherty: "House Democrats draft new bill to pull troops" LINK

Washington Times' Eric Pfeiffer: "Farm bill threatens jobs, GOP critics say" LINK

Washington Times' S.A. Miller and Stephen Dinan: "Democrats pitch citizenship path for some illegals" LINK

Washington Times' Audrey Hudson: "Legal shield for tipsters advances" LINK

Election 2008:

The Wall Street Journal's Kevin Helliker: "Political Ads Stage a Comeback in Newspapers" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Newt flirts with Thompson" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Concord Monitor's Margot Sanger-Katz: "McCain hits the trail with familiar flair" LINK

The Union Leader's Son Hoang: "McCain bucks public mood on Iraq" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney

The Union Leader's Stephen Beale: "Romney wants conservative judges" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Los Angeles Times' Stephanie Simon: "Democrats shift approach on abortion" LINK

Associated Press' Beth Fouhy: "Howard Dean facing formidable problems" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

The Chicago Tribune's Lynn Sweet: "Back at Hillary: Obama calls his judgment best" LINK

Associated Press' Nedra Pickler: "Obama tries to turn Clinton words on her" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Snags N.H. Endorsement" LINK

Washington Times'Brian DeBose: "Obama's early near-miss" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Mike Dorning and John McCormick: "Big fish shadow Obama's small fry" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Los Angeles Times' Scott Martelle: "Feinstein endorses Hillary Clinton" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson: "Edwards joins Armstrong on ride across Iowa" LINK

Iraq Policy:

The New York Times' Carl Hulse: "House Resolution Rejects Permanent Bases in Iraq" LINK

Al Qaeda:

Washington Times' Bill Gertz: "Al Qaeda seen in search of nukes" LINK


The New York Times' Eric Lipton: "Revised Antiterrorism Bill Moves Closer to Approval" LINK

2008: Alberto Gonzalez:

The Associated Press: "Documents Dispute Gonzales' Testimony" LINK


The Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Jennifer Agiesta: "Most Say Al-Qaeda Remains Strong" LINK