The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama vs Clinton:

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Dan Balz: "For Clinton and Obama, A Debate Point Won't Die" LINK

The Politico's Ben Smith: "War of the words" LINK

The New York Times' Katherine Q. Seelye: "Obama Says Clinton Is 'Bush-Cheney Lite'" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Obama likens Hillary to Bush" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Christi Parsons: "Clinton-Obama: Gloves off early" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan: "Clinton, Obama spar over diplomacy" LINK

2008: Election:

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "White House hopefuls turn up the humor" LINK

2008: Polls:

Washington Times' Elizabeth Miller: "Public grows more cynical about politics, poll finds" LINK

2008: Conventions:

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten and Patrick O'Driscoll: "Conventions welcome corporate cash" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

The Washington Post's John Solomon: "In Online Writings, Thompson Flashes His Conservative Credentials" LINK

USA Today's Jonathan Martin: "Could Newt join Fred Thompson?" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

The Associated Press: "Giuliani orders up 'victory' at diner" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

The Quad City Times' Dan Gearino: "Romney likens Obama to WW II appeaser" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

The Union Leader's Mike Kalil: "McCain takes hit over failed immigration bill" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

The Associated Press' Philip Elliot: "Hodes endorses Obama" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

The Union Leader: "Ex-NEA-NH president endorses Clinton" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

The New York Times' Leslie Wayne: "Edwards Proposes Raising Capital Gains Tax" LINK

The Concord Monitor's Chelsea Conaboy: "Edwards: Moderate no more" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook: "Edwards announces 'tax the rich' plan" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

The Associated Press: "Dodd unveils health proposal" LINK

Alberto Gonzalez:

The New York Times' David Johnston and Scott Shane: "F.B.I. Chief Gives Account at Odds With Gonzales's" LINK

The Associated Press: "Democrats Call for Special Counsel To Investigate Gonzales for Perjury" LINK

Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Democrats seek Gonzales probe, subpoena Rove" LINK

President Bush:

The Washington Post's Michael A. Fletcher: "President Criticizes Congressional Democrats" LINK

Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Bush tells Democrats to approve defense bill" LINK

Politics of Iraq:

The New York Times' Helene Cooper: "U.S. Officials Voice Frustrations With Saudis' Role in Iraq" LINK


The New York Times' Carl Hulse: "Senate Passes Bill Based on 9/11 Panel Proposals" LINK

The New York Times' David E. Sanger: "U.S. to Announce Nuclear Exception for India" LINK

The Des Moines City Register's Philip Brasher: "Dems, GOP spar over add-ons to farm bill" LINK