The Note's Must-Reads

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales:

Wall Street Journal's Evan Perez: "Gonzales Resignation Ends an Era" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Eggen and Michael A. Fletcher: "Embattled Gonzales Resigns" LINK

Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Gonzales to step down" LINK

USA Today's Donna Leinwand and David Jackson: "Dems want AG loyal 'to the law, not the president'" LINK

ABC News' Rick Klein: "Gonzales' Departure Sets up Confirmation Battle" LINK

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: Analysis and Editorials:

New York Times' Editorial: "The House Lawyer Departs" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Michael Abramowitz: "In the End, Realities Trumped Loyalty" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Editorial: "After AG PiƱata" LINK

Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: "Bush's Immovable Man Moves On" LINK

Boston Globe's Kenneth R. Berman: "Beyond Gonzales" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Sun's Editorial: "Believe It or Not" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Associated Press': "Huckabee doubts Thompson's chances" LINK

2008: Republicans: F. Thompson:

Associated Press' Steve Karnowski: "Thompson Campaign Loses Another Staffer" LINK

Polticio's Jonathan Martin: "Thompson struggles as launch looms" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Larry Craig's pro-Romney video taken down" LINK

New York Sun's Russ Smith: "The 'Throwback' Candidate" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Associated Press' Mike Glover: "Clinton, Edwards Tussle Over Lobbyists" LINK

Quad City Times' Ed Tibbetts: "Democrats talk health care at Iowa forum" LINK

Des Moines Register's Tony Leys: "Candidates call for war on cancer" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins: "Big Source of Clinton's Cash" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Politico's Ben Smith: "Firefighters to endorse Dodd" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Reuter's: "Edwards Wants Law Against "Brownies"" LINK

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

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Chicago Sun Times' Jennifer Hunter: "Obama getting tough as going gets rough" LINK

Bush Administration:

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan and Joseph Curl: "Democrats insist probes will continue" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page and Kevin Johnson: "As Gonzales exits, battles looming for White House" LINK

Boston Globe's Peter S. Canellos: "New confirmation hearings could shine light on secrets" LINK

Baltimore Sun's Paul West: "Bush's posse of Texans is riding off into sunset" LINK

2008: Early States:

Associated Press' Jim Kuhnenn: "Iowa Leads in Campaign Ads" LINK

2008: New Orleans:

New York Times' Leslie Wayne and Susan Saulny: "Candidates Call Anew for Rebuilding of New Orleans" LINK

Associated Press': "Candidates decry federal effort" LINK


Washington Times' Sean Lengell: "GOP hits Democrats for failure on earmarks" LINK


Washington Post's Robin Wright: "After Tour of Duty in Iraq, Graham Backs 'Surge'" LINK

Associated Press' Jennifer Loven: "Bush: Fight Against Extremism Is Crucial" LINK

Senator Larry E. Craig:

Washington Post's Paul Kane and Shailagh Murray: "GOP Senator Pleaded Guilty After Restroom Arrest" LINK

Associated Press' Matthew Daly: "Arrest Clouds Idaho Senator's Future" LINK

USA Today's William M. Welch: "Senator says his guilty plea was mistake" LINK