The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Republicans:

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "Romney, Giuliani Change Their Tone on Bush's Iraq Troop Buildup" LINK

Minneapolis Star Tribune's Randy Furst and Pat Doyle: "Republicans get ready for a real convention" LINK

The State's Aaron Gould Sheinin: "GOP hopefuls seize on Clyburn's Iraq comments" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Daily News' David Saltontsall: "Rudy says feel my pain" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "McCain and Feingold in a Divorce" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Washington Post's Michael Gerson: "What Matters About Romney's Religion" LINK

Quad City Times' Dan Gearino: "GOP misdeeds upset Romney" LINK

2008: Republicans: Fred Thompson:

New York Times' Michael Cooper and Aron Pilhofer: "A Look at the Fund-Raising of a G.O.P. Noncandidate" LINK

2008: Republicans: Tommy Thompson:

Quad City Times' Ed Tibbetts: "Tommy Thompson scoffs at 'poll-skippers'" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Associated Press: "Huckabee's campaign flubs Obama's name" LINK

Des Moines Register's Jared Strong: "Huckabee sees small crowd, strong support" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Associated Press' Liz Austin Peterson: "Ron Paul Remains Longshot for GOP Nom " LINK

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Jerome L. Sherman: "Texas congressman brings presidential campaign to hometown" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Democratic leaders close gap in early states" LINK

Washington Post's John Cohen and Dan Balz: "Three Top Democrats Share Lead In Iowa Poll" LINK

Washington Post's Jose Antonio Vargas: "'Net Roots' Event Becomes Democrats' Other National Convention" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times'Anne E. Kornblut: "Clinton Demurs On Obama's Nuclear Stance" LINK

New York Daily News' Michael Saul: "A Hamp-ton of money" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Boston Globe's James W. Pindell: "N.H.'s Episcopal bishop backs Obama's run" LINK

The Hill's Aaron Blake: "2008 and counting: Obama in stormy international waters" LINK

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny and Patrick Healy: "Nuclear Weapons Comment Puts Obama on the Defensive" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Obama rules out nukes in terror war" LINK

LA Times' Glenn Thrush: "Nuclear reaction to Obama's remarks" LINK

New York Daily News' Michael McAuliff and Michael Saul: "Barack stumbles over nukes question" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Washington Post's Pocketbook Issues: "Edwards Urges Fellow Democrats To Reject Murdoch's Money" LINK

New York Daily News' Greg Wilson: "Edwards: Reject Rupert" LINK

New York Sun's Ryan Sager: "Muzzling Murdoch?" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

The Hill's Aaron Blake: "Richardson's latest ad keeps him on a roll" LINK

Quad City Times' Ed Tibbetts: "Richardson pushes a tough oil policy" LINK

2008: Daily Kos:

Wall Street Journal's Amy Schatz: "Blogger Event Draws Democrats" LINK

Chicago Tribune's John McCormick: "Dems go where the blogs are" LINK

Washington Post's E.J. Dionne: "The Rise of Kos" LINK

2008: First Ladies:

Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan: "Advice for the ladies who seek to become first lady" LINK

2008: Campaign Costs:

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Bill could hike travel costs on campaign trail" LINK


Washington Post's Sudarsan Raghavan: "Maliki's Impact Blunted By Own Party's Fears" LINK

Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Democrats need 'monumental' progress in Iraq" LINK

New York Times' David S. Cloud: "Gates Offers Blunt Review of Progress in Iraq " LINK

New York Times' Carl Hulse: "House Votes to Ensure Leave for Forces in Iraq" LINK

Rice Trip:

New York Times' Helene Cooper and Steven Erlanger: "Rice Backs Appointed Palestinian Premier and Mideast Democracy" LINK

New York Times' Robin Wright: "Another Tour Ends Without Solid Plans On Mideast Peace" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Bush sees taxes in Democrats' spending" LINK

New York Times' Neil A. Lewis: "White House Aide Won't Answer Questions of a Senate Panel" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz and Jonathan Weisman: "Hill, White House Draw Battle Lines" LINK

New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "Bush Sends Warning Meant for Syria: Don't Meddle in Lebanon" LINK

The Hill's Kevin Bogardus: "Lobbyists, Democrats pressure Bush, Pakistan government for fair elections " LINK

Washington Post's Carol D. Leonnig and Ellen Nakashima: "Ruling Limited Spying Efforts" LINK

Boston Globe's Charlie Savage: "Bush urges Congress to pass wiretap bill" LINK

Tillman Investigation:

Associated Press: "White House OKs Tillman interviews" LINK


Wall Street Journal's Greg Hitt: "Pelosi Pulling Together Energy Bill" LINK

The Hill's Manu Raju: "Ethics bill is bound for White House " LINK

New York Times' John M. Broder: "Congress Is Getting Ready to Debate Energy Bill" LINK

Politico's Patrick O'Connor: "House erupts in chaos" LINK

Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Senate approves ethics bill that limits lobbyists, pork" LINK

New York Times' Paul Krugman: "A Test for Democrats" LINK


New York Times' Julia Preston: "In Increments, Senate Revisits Immigrant Bill " LINK

Los Angeles Times' Nicole Gaouette: "GOP bill focuses on border enforcement" LINK