The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Polls:

Wall Street Journal's John Harwood: "America's Economic Mood: Gloomy" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Union Leader: "John DiStaso's Granite Status: It's a super challenge for any marketing man" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain says Obama is simplistic to warn of bombing Pakistan" LINK

Union Leader's John DiStaso: "It's a super challenge for any marketing man" LINK

Associated Press' Philip Elliott: "McCain's woes evident on campaign trail" LINK

The Hill's Staff: "McCain plans to attack ethics bill" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Times' Russ Buettner: "In Fox News, Giuliani Finds a Friendly Stage" LINK

New York Post's Carl Campanile: "Rudy Under Unfair Fire" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Associated Press: "Mitt faults Bush on security" LINK

Associated Press' Glen Johnson: "Homeland Security criticized" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Robert Novak: "Thompson's Top Adviser" LINK

2008: Democrats:

New York Times' Jacqueline Palank: "Democrats Plan to Assess Voting State by State" LINK

Roll Call's Lauren W. Whittington: "Freshman Senators Quickly Learn the Utility of Leadership PACs" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Concord Monitor's Lauren R. Dorgan: "Norelli to speak for Clinton" LINK

New York Post's Maggie Haberman: "Hill Romping By 21 Points" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama talks tough on fighting terror" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Paul Richter: "Obama talks tough on Pakistan, terror" LINK

New York Post's Charles Hurt: "Obama: I'd invade ally" LINK

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Calls for Military Shift in U.S. Focus on Terrorism " LINK

Associated Press: "Obama talking tough on terror in Pakistan" LINK

Washington Times' Brian DeBose: "Obama warns Pakistan on terror" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama Delivers Bold Speech About War on Terror" LINK

Quad City Times' Ed Tibbetts: "Obama's hawkish speech doesn't thrill local Democrats" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "Obama Says He Would Take Fight To Pakistan" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Mike Dorning: "If Pakistan doesn't hit Al Qaeda, U.S. must" LINK

Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Obama stakes turf, outlines counterterrorism plan" LINK

Salt Lake Tribune's Glen Warchol: "Obama to lie low in Park City visit" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Edwards Attacks Saudi Arms Deal" LINK


Washington Times' Jennifer Harper: "Integrity trumps style for voters" LINK

2008: Debates:

Miami Herald's Beth Reinhard: "Debates in place, but not lineups" LINK

New York Times' Katherine Q. Seelye: "Allies Urge Republicans to Join YouTube Debate" LINK


Bloomberg News' Nicholas Johnston: "Warner Influence May Trump Petraeus Report in Senate Iraq Fight" LINK

The Hill's Mike Soraghan: "House Dems upset over split on war" LINK

Tillman Investigation:

The Hill's Roxana Tiron: "Rumsfeld denies Tillman involvement" LINK

Washington Post's Glenn Kessler: "No Coverup in Tillman Case, Rumsfeld Tells House Panel" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washinton Post's Michael Abramowitz and Dan Eggen: "Administration Again Rebuffs Senators" LINK

Washington Times' Eric Pfeiffer: "GOP seeks veto on energy bill" LINK

The Hill's Manu Raju: "Fractured Senate GOP conference awaiting unity on spending battle" LINK


Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman: "Children's Health Bill Approved By House" LINK

Washington Post's Ellen Nakashima and Spencer S. Hsu:"Democrats Offer Compromise Plan On Surveillance" LINK

Associated Press:"Senate Near Vote on Kids' Health Bill" LINK

Associated Press'CHARLES BABINGTON:"Senate to Vote on Ethics Package" LINK

Roll Call's Lauren W. Whittington: "Freshman Senators Quickly Learn the Utility of Leadership PACs" LINK


New York Times' James Risen: "Gonzales Offers a Defense to Senate Panel" LINK

ABC News' Jason Ryan and Theresa Cook: "AG Tries to Set the Record Straight" LINK

Time Magazine's Massimo Calabresi: "Why Bush Won't Ax Gonzales" LINK

The Hill's Susan Crabtree: "Gonzales has until Friday to explain testimony" LINK

Ted Stevens:

Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson: "`King of Pork' Craved Lifestyles of the Rich: Margaret Carlson" LINK

Howard Dean:

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Dean woos faith voters" LINK