The Note's Must-Reads


Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Anne E. Kornblut: "Clinton Widens Lead In Poll" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Politico's Jeanne Cummings: "GOP money funk continues" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Times' Marc Santora: "Giuliani Strategy Memo" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Jennifer Agiesta: "Poll Shows Giuliani Atop An Unsettled GOP Race" LINK

Boston Herald's Dave Wedge: "Strategists: Feb. 5 will be Rudy Tuesday" LINK

Associated Press: "Rudy visits English-only cheesesteak stand" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Eggen: "Mukasey Papers Cite Giuliani Friendship" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Rudy does end run around the right's leaders" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

New York Sun: "McCain Fails To Mollify Critics of 'Christian Nation' Comments" LINK

Union Leader publisher JOSEPH W. MCQUAID: "McCain's faith of our fathers" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain Assails Clinton on Foreign Policy" LINK

Spartanburg Herald-Journal's Jason Spencer: "In Spartanburg, McCain tackles 'Christian nation' fallout" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Quad City Times' Ed Tibbetts: "Thompson regrets vote for No Child Left Behind" LINK

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT: "Thompson not endorsing a tax plan" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson: "Hastert leads Romney's delegate slate" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

New York Sun's NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT: "Huckabee Gets Nod of Clinton" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Democratic hopefuls split hairs over Iraq war" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Newsweek: "Ask Hillary Clinton" LINK

Des Moines Register's JENNIFER JACOBS: "Angelou: Clinton's faced pain with grace" LINK

Gannett News Service's Brian Tumulty"Clinton masters juggling as senator and candidate" LINK

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "The Clinton Surprise" LINK

New York Times' PATRICK HEALY: "Clinton Steals Obama's Fund-Raising Thunder" LINK

Wall Street Journal's MARY JACOBY: "Clinton Solidifies Front-Runner Role" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni and Joseph Curl: "Hillary maintains cash lead in quarter" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "Clinton outpaces Obama in money race" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' David Wright and Sunlen Miller: "Obama Marks Anniversary of His Opposition to the Iraq War" LINK

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "Obama, in `a Bind,' Lashes Out at Frontrunner Clinton Over Iraq" LINK

New York Sun's JOSH GERSTEIN: "Obama Sharpens Attack on Clinton Over War" LINK

New York Times' JEFF ZELENY: "Obama Taps Past to Make Case for the Future" LINK

New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Kennedy Aide Back in Iowa for Obama" LINK

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "Obama Revisits Key Antiwar Speech" LINK

Reuters' Andrew Stern: "Obama would seek nuclear ban" LINK

Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Obama touts initial stance on Iraq war" LINK

Chicago Tribune's John McCormick: "Obama makes '02 anti-war speech a marquee" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' JENNIFER HUNTER: "Obama's touted anti-war stance not so audacious" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Edwards says Obama using stolen ideas" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

New York Times' Julie Bosman: "Richardson Tops Democrats' Ad Dollars" LINK

2008: Democrats: Kucinich:

Chicago Tribune's Ofelia Casillas: "The diminutive lion of the left" LINK

2008: Fundraising:

Wall Street Journal's Editorial: "The Money Message" LINK

2008: Early States:

Wall Street Journal's ELIZABETH HOLMES: "Iowa's Campus Kingmaker" LINK


Politico's Martin Kady II and John Bresnahan: "Iraq taxes toxic for Democrats" LINK

New York Times' DAVID M. HERSZENHORN: "On War Funding, Democrats Have a Day of Disagreement" LINK

Wall Street Journal's DAVID ROGERS: "House Democrats Move To Stall Iraq Funding" LINK

Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "War foe: Block Iraq funding or levy surtax" LINK


Pat Buchanan: "Senate action needed on Iran now" LINK


Bloomberg's Brian Faler: "Obey Battles Bush, Bono to Defend Democrats' Budget Priorities" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Senate, House Dems call for mortgage czar" LINK

Associated Press: "Ex-page accuses S.D. Democrat of groping" LINK

Associated Press: "Sen. Warner hospitalized for heart procedure" LINK

New York Times' Editorial: "Back-Scratching Across the Aisle" LINK