The Note's Must-Reads


Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Dan Balz: "Most in Poll Want War Funding Cut" LINK

Vanity Fair's Sally Bedell Smith: "White House Civil War" LINK

2008: Fundraising:

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "Democrats Surpass Republicans in Fund-Raising" LINK

Politico's Jeanne Cummings: "GOP race no clearer after funding reports" LINK

New York Daily News' MICHAEL McAULIFF: "Obama keeps pace with Hillary after $20M haul in 3 mos." LINK


Boston Globe's Brian C. Mooney: "Obama fund-raising blazes 3d-quarter trail" LINK

Washington Post's Matthew Mosk: "With More Than $20 Million, Obama Reports Strong Quarter" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "Thompson behind in GOP money race" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "GOP Is Losing Grip" LINK

Washington Times' Jennifer Harper: "Young evangelicals diverge from GOP" LINK

Associated Press': "Some on right talk of 3d party" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:


New York Times' Marc Santora: "Giuliani Dogged by California Issue" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "Giuliani Tests GOP on Social Issues" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Poll paradox: Romney leads, lags" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT: "Thompson opposed Medicare drug bill" LINK

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT: "Iraq had WMDs before U.S. invaded" LINK

Quad City Times' "Country music star endorses Fred Thompson" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

ABC News' Eloise Harper: "Clinton Clarifies Position on Iran" LINK

Time's TIM PADGETT: "The Latin Hillary Clinton" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama to Urge Elimination of World's Nuclear Weapons" LINK

ABC News' RICK KLEIN: "Obama 'Brand' Could Halt Attacks on Clinton" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Obama $20M turns heads" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni and Joseph Curl: "Obama rakes in $20 million" LINK

Associated Press' Ron Fournier: "Analysis: Obama a 'Courageous Leader'?" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

ABC News' David Muir and Raelyn Johnson: "Edwards Raises $7 Million in Q3" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

ABC News' Brian Wheeler: "Biden to Iraqi pols: 'I Don't Know Who the Hell They Think They Are'" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

ABC News' Donna Hunter: "Dodd Banks $1.3 Million in Q3" LINK

2008: Early States:

New York Times' Sarah Wheaton: "Battlegrounds: Greater Influence for Wyoming" LINK

New York Times' ADAM NAGOURNEY: "Independents May Be Crucial in New Hampshire" LINK

Washington Post's Robert Barnes: "State of Washington Defends Its Primaries Before Supreme Court" LINK


Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "Dems who condemned MoveOn took its cash" LINK

2008: First Ladies:

Associated Press' DARLENE SUPERVILLE: "Some Women Who Could Be First Lady" LINK

President Bush:

Robert Novak: "Hillary would be quite pleased with Bush Treasury team" LINK

The Hill's Manu Raju: "Republicans in the Senate defying Bush" LINK

Associated Press': "Judge Rules on Bush's Order About Presidential Records" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz: "Presidential-Records Order Partly Invalidated" LINK

Washington Post's Robin Wright: "An Iranian University Invites Bush to Speak" LINK

Supreme Court:

USA Today's Joan Biskupic: "Court weighs rights of parties, candidates" LINK


The Hill's Jonathan E. Kaplan: "Rep. George Miller says he is just 'Hamburger Helper'" LINK

Justice Thomas:

New York Times Editorial by Anita Hill: "The Smear This Time" LINK

Washington Post's Eugene Robinson: "Witness for The Persecution" LINK