The Note's Must-Reads


New York Times' Steven Lee Myers: "A Familiar Strategy to Help Stay the Course" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Carol J. Williams: "Iraq's Maliki lashes out at critics" LINK

ABC News' John Hendren: "Iraqi Leader Rips U.S. Critics Clinton, Levin" LINK

Quad City Times' Mary Orr: "End war, focus on reconstruction" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "McConnell sees 'good chance' for new Iraq direction" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

Associated Press': "Giuliani sees ruin under Democrats" LINK

Times' Amanda Ripley: "Behind Giuliani's Tough Talk" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Boston Globe's Timothy Murphy: "Romney's plan empowers citizens" LINK

2008: Republicans: F. Thompson:

New York Times Jo Becker: "As Legal Counsel, Thompson Walked Capital's Fine Line" LINK

2008: Democrats:

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Affluent industries get behind Dem candidates" LINK

Associated Press' Nafeesa Syeed: "Democratic hopefuls reach out to Hispanics" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "GOP activists root for Clinton win" LINK

Associated Press': "Rivals upbraid Hillary for terror-attack remark" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Associated Press': "Senator's Office Is Burglarized" [Dodd] LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut: "Pinning Hopes On Rural Voters" LINK

Associated Press' Holly Ramer: "Edwards: Get out of Iraq by any means necessary" LINK

Associated Press' Mike Glover: "Edwards offers cancer plan" LINK

Washington Times' Editorial: "John Edwards' credibility issue" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr.: "The Outsider's Insider" LINK

Associated Press' Becky Bohrer: "Obama Outlines Plan to Help New Orleans" LINK

The State's Aaron Gould Sheinin: "Obama taking grass-roots approach in S.C." LINK

2008: The Politics of Campaigning:

ABC News': "The Politics of Katrina" LINK

Union Leader's Stephen Beale: "Face the wives: CBS "Face the Nation" host says Hillary Clinton has made it a new ballgame" LINK

2008: Early States:

USA Today's Susan Page: "As states play 'Me First,' primaries fall into chaos" LINK

Des Moines Register's Jane Norman: "Iowa's caucus status wins battle in D.C." LINK

Quad City Times' Todd Dorman: "Christmas caucus? Bring on the mistletoe" LINK

Union Leader's Nancy Foster: "Primary People: Campaigning keeps him young LINK

2008: Electoral College:

Washington Post's Karl Vick: "Californians May Decide If Winner Still Takes All" LINK

2008: Political Action Committees:

Des Moines Register's Jonathan Roos: "Candidates' PACs stream cash to Iowa" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz: "Behind Bush's History Lesson" LINK

ABC News' Kate Snow: "D.C. Politics Over Kids' Health Care" LINK