The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Democratic Debate:

ABC's David Chalian: "Democratic '08ers target frontrunning Clinton" LINK

Associated Press' BETH FOUHY: "Dems Can't Make Guarantee on Iraq Troops" LINK

Concord Monitor's SARAH LIEBOWITZ: "Clinton under fire in Dem debate" LINK

Union Leader's KRISTEN SENZ: "Democrats start with Iraq" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith: "Clinton backs off support for torture" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Scott Martelle and Mark Z. Barabak: "Democrats remain united on key issues" LINK

USA Today's Martha Moore: "Clinton debates as front-runner — and target" LINK

New York Daily News' IAN BISHOP and MICHAEL McAULIFF: "Hillary flip-flops, contradicts Bill - & herself - in N.H. debate" LINK

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Post-Debate Wrap-Up" LINK

Wall Street Journal's CHRISTOPHER COOPER and SUSAN DAVIS: "Democrats Debate On Style as Lead For Clinton Grows" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Anne E. Kornblut: "Democratic Rivals Press Clinton, Courteously" LINK

Reuters' Steve Holland and Ellen Wulfhorst: "In a Democratic debate, rivals assail Clinton" LINK

Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Democrats split on total pullout" LINK

Boston Globe's Susan Milligan: "Democrats spar on Iran, healthcare" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Christi Parsons and Mike Dorning: "Democratic debate rivals aim barbs at front-runner Clinton" LINK

Real Clear Politics' Reid Wilson: "In Dem Debate, New Sense Of Urgency" LINK


2008: Polls:

Union Leader's JOHN DISTASO: "Poll shows Obama, Clinton both have work to do" LINK

Boston Globe's LISA WANGSNESS: "No clear GOP leader seen in N.H. poll" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten: "A topic for GOP candidates: Do minorities matter?" LINK

New York Times' MICHAEL COOPER: "Debate Over Candidates' Decision to Skip Minority Forum" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani Deputy Campaign Finance Director Steps Down" LINK

New York Daily News' DAVID SALTONSTALL: "Rudy Giuliani fires chief fundraiser" LINK

New York Times' Julie Bosman: "Giuliani Replaces Chief Fund-Raiser" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Jonah Goldberg: "Stick to your guns, Rudy" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Associated Press' Glen Johnson: "Romney says he may donate more of own money to his campaign" LINK

Associated Press': "Romney nixes S.C. gigs" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

ABC News' ABC News' Bret Hovell: "McCain Campaign To Run New Hampshire Ads" LINK

Arizona Republic's Dan Nowicki: "Rebuilding the McCain campaign" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Evangelicals turn on Thompson" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Boston Globe's Lisa Wangsness: "Paul's their all" LINK

2008: Republicans: Brownback:

Quad City Times: "MLK niece for Brownback" LINK

2008: Republicans: Gingrich?

National Review editorial: "Newt, Don't Run" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "In the spotlight, Clinton withstands heat" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Tina Daunt: "Director Rob Reiner endorses Clinton" LINK

The Washington Times' Jim McElhatton: "Fined group tied to Hillary" LINK

Boston Globe's Peter S. Canellos: "Clinton lacking the emotion of her base" LINK


2008: Democrats: Edwards:

New York Daily News' THOMAS M. DeFRANK: "In ad for John, Elizabeth Edwards alludes to her health" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' Sunlen Miller: "Michelle Obama Hawks the Dream to the Hawkeye State" LINK

The State's RODDIE A. BURRIS: "Obama strives to put race aside" LINK

Union Leader's NANCY FOSTER: "Obama woos supporters in Peterborough fields" LINK

Associated Press: "Bush's mistakes? They're good for me, Obama says" LINK

Wall Street Journal's MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS: "They Can't Get Enough of Obama In Greenwood, S.C." LINK

Washington Post's Rosalind S. Helderman and Nelson Hernandez: "For Obama, Early Jump On the Maryland Trail" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

The Hill's Elana Schor: "Biden's Iraq plan scores Senate win" LINK

2008: Fundraising:

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Candidates collect cash using variety of methods" LINK

2008: Early States:

New York Times' GAIL COLLINS: "The Democratic Dark Side" LINK

2008: Congress:

Associated Press: "Newspaper refunds ad money to Franken" LINK

2008: Voting Reforms:

New York Times' BOB DRIEHAUS: "Ohio to Test Vote Systems Before March" LINK


Time's MICHAEL DUFFY: "Lindsey Graham's Iraq Deadline" LINK

Politico's John Bresnahan: "Dems find Bush, GOP hold cards on Iraq" LINK


David S. Broder: "Following Bush Over a Cliff" LINK

Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson: "Spendthrift Bush Draws Line on Kids' Health" LINK

Robert Novak: "Socialized Medicine's Front Door" LINK

President Bush:

Washington Post's Peter Baker: "An Extra 'S' on the Report Card" LINK

Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Bush praises Karzai for security efforts" LINK

Bill Clinton:

ABC News' Charles Gibson: "Philanthropy and the Presidency" LINK

Associated Press' DEEPTI HAJELA: "More famous faces, pledges at day 2 of Clinton Global Initiative" LINK

Senator Craig:

New York Times' Kate Phillips: "Senator Craig to Stay in Senate, for Now" LINK

Washington Post's Paul Kane: "Craig Begins Court Challenge" LINK

Associated Press' MATTHEW DALY: "Craig to Stay in Office for Time Being" LINK