The Note's Must-Reads


Washington Post's Michael A. Fletcher and Megan Greenwell: "Bush Turns Up Heat on Maliki" LINK

New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Jim Rutenberg: "U.S. Takes a Step Away From Maliki" LINK

ABC News' Jon Garcia: "Bush Losing Patience With Iraqi Leader" LINK

ABC News' Ann Compton: "Bush Goes on the Offensive" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson and Matt Kelley: "Bush to discuss Vietnam's legacy in speech on Iraq" LINK

New York Sun's Eli Lake: "Bush Will Liken Vietnam, Iraq" LINK

Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Bush will cast Iraq in historical context" LINK

Newsweek's Larry Kaplow: "Crocker Disappointed With Progress" LINK

Iraq & 2008:

Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman and Anne E. Kornblut: "Democrats Refocus Message on Iraq After Military Gains" LINK

Chicago Tribune's John McCormick: "With Obama, Thompson, vets get 2 sides on Iraq" LINK

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Tells Veterans Iraq Plan Is Failing" LINK

Kansas City Star's Steve Kraske: "Obama, Thompson address VFW convention; Bush speaks today" LINK

September 11th:

ABC News' Luis Martinez: "CIA Report Points 9/11 Finger" LINK

Washington Post's Joby Warrick and Walter Pincus: "Tenet's Pre-9/11 Efforts Faulted" LINK

2008: Republicans:

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani Campaign to Fred Thompson: Join the 'Real World'" LINK

Wall Street Journal editorial: "GOP Immigration Meltdown" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

Union Leader's Garry Rayno: "Giuliani forum on taxes to include Cellucci" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness: "Romney's rhetoric glosses Mass. Years" LINK

Associated Press' Philip Elliott: Romney targets illegal immigration in new radio ad" LINK

Associated Press' Kathleen Hennessey: "Romney dodges questions on Nevada nuclear waste dump" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Bloomberg's Edwin Chen: "McCain Struggles to Rekindle New Hampshire Independents' Ardor" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "Thompson Brings Gun Control to the Fore" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Rock Hill Herald's Matt Garfield: "Huckabee's pitch: A conservative who can win the White House" LINK

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's David Templeton: "Huckabee hoping to build on Iowa surprise" LINK

The State's Aaron Gould Sheinin: "Huckabee seeks momentum" LINK

2008: Democrats:

The State's Aaron Gould Sheinin: "Exclusive: Edwards, Obama to 'shine a light' on S.C. schools" LINK

Des Moines Register's Jennifer Jacobs: "Poll shows Clinton leading Democrats in Iowa" LINK

Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: "Democrats' Purity Primary" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Los Angeles Times' Maria L. La Ganga: "It's all about priorities for Michelle Obama" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Clarence Page: "Rove's raving Clinton obsession" LINK

Newsday's Glenn Thrush: "Clinton's success so far can't be debated" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

ABC News' Raelyn Johnson: "Lights Dimmed but Not Out in Vegas" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

ABC News' Brian Wheeler: "Biden to Drop New TV Ad" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

ABC News' Donna Hunter: "Dodd Says Fed Has Failed" LINK

New York Times' Edmund Andrews: "Dodd Expresses Confidence in Fed" LINK

2008: Early States:

Associated Press: "Arizona Moves up Primary Date to Feb. 5" LINK

Politico's Roger Simon: "DNC may sanction Fla. Dems for early primary" LINK

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Michigan Joins the Race for a 'Me First' Primary" LINK

Concord Monitor: "From Iowa, regrets about the calendar" LINK

2008: Electorial College:

Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "Calif. Dems push measure on popular vote" LINK

New York Times editorial: "Stacking the Electoral Deck" LINK

2008: Fundraising:

Washington Post's Michael D. Shear: "Fundraising in Vacationland" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Post's Peter Baker: "White House Manual Details How to Deal With Protesters" LINK

Washington Post's Michael A. Fletcher: "Bush Vows Anti-Drug Aid for Mexico" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Corey Boles: "Attorneys General Push To Shield Minors on Web" LINK

Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Bush denies planning for a superstate" LINK


Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Congress approval hits all-time low" LINK