The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Republicans:

Los Angeles Times Editorial: "A third way for the religious right?" LINK

Union Leader's TOM FAHEY: "It's official for McCain, Guiliani, Paul" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

ABC News' BRIAN ROSS and AVNI PATEL: "Giuliani Defends, Employs Priest Accused of Molesting Teens" LINK

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Rudy Files in NH, Joins Red Sox Nation For Series" LINK

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "Giuliani Roots for Red Sox" LINK

Associated Press: "Giuliani Is Asked His Conservative Views" LINK

New York Sun's SETH GITELL: "Giuliani Boasts of Bloomberg, Backs Red Sox" LINK

New York Post's Editorial: "JUST RUDY BEING RUDY" LINK

Concord Monitor's Joelle Farrell: "Giuliani's target remains Clinton" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Washington Post's Chris Cillizza: "Mike Huckabee: A Campaign of Starts and Stops" LINK

Boston Globe's Scot Lehigh: "Huckabee outrunning his GOP companions" LINK

2008: Republicans: Hunter:

ABC News' Z. BYRON WOLF: "Hunter Heads Home to District Ravaged by Wildfires" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

ABC News' Bret Hovell: "McCain Reloaded" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Ex-Thompson supporter joins McCain" LINK

Concord Monitor's Margot Sanger-Katz: "McCain visits gun factory, files" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

New York Times' MICHAEL LUO: "Romney's Slip of Tongue Blurs Osama and Obama" LINK

Associated Press: "Mormon Romney Finds Christian Support" LINK

Boston Globe's Marcella Bombardieri: "Romney mixes up Osama, Obama during S.C. speech" LINK

2008: Republicans: Tancredo:

New York Times' JULIA PRESTON: "Candidate Calls for Raid on Immigration Bill Event" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

ABC News' Christine Byun: "Thompson Announces Immigration Plan" LINK

Boston Globe's Michael Levenson: "Thompson stirs rivals with immigration plan" LINK

New York Sun's NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT: "Thompson Sharpens Mood, Unveils Immigration Plan" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Thompson's N. H. window closing" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Washington Post's Harold Meyerson: "Wall Street Democrats vs. Main Street Democrats" LINK

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT: "Democrat campaigns invest more in Iowa" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

ABC News' Brian Wheeler: "Biden Lays Out Health Care Plan, Focuses on 'Access'" LINK

Des Moines Register's JONATHAN ROOS: "Biden offers health care plan" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

ABC News' Eloise Harper: "Clinton Defends Marriage, Lauds 'Romantic' Prez" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "What is Hillary implying about Mississippi?" LINK

ABC News' Eloise Harper: "Clinton Supports Fillabuster on the FISA Bill" LINK

ABC News' Eloise Harper and Teddy Davis: "AFSCME Nearing Clinton Endorsement?" LINK

New York Times' JIM RUTENBERG: "Clinton Plans to Consider Giving Up Some Powers" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten and Janet Hook: "Clinton's White House years become a boon" LINK

Newsweek's Daniel McGinn: "A Hil Spoof? It Wouldn't Be Prudent" LINK

Des Moines Register's David Yepsen: "Iowa presents steepest hill for Clinton to scale" LINK

New York Daily New's MICHAEL McAULIFF: "Hillary catches Obama in fund-raising, leads in 30 states" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Des Moines Register's LISA ROSSI: "Dodd criticizes Clinton, Obama on Iran resolution" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Washington Post's Chris Cillizza: "With Trippi's Rise, Some See a New John Edwards" LINK

Associated Press: "Edwards promotes women's rights in Merrimack visit" LINK

2008: Democrats: Kucinich:

Boston Herald: "Kucinich's UFO sighting written in star's book" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' Matt Stuart, Teddy Davis and Sunlen Miller: "Obama Camp Rips Romney for Osama Gaffe" LINK

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Red (Sox) State Endorsement for Obama" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama Criticizes Clinton on Iran" LINK

Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "For Obama, support from a kindred political spirit" LINK

Newsweek's llis Cose: "Obama: Go On Offense" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Obama pressured on gay 'cure' preacher" LINK

Boston Herald's Casey Ross: "Experts say Obama must up ante" LINK


Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama gets Boston boost despite lacking Sox appeal" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Associated Press: "Richardson Courts UA in Vegas" LINK

Boston Globe's James F. Smith: "Richardson touts his NRA credentials" LINK

Las Vegas Sun's Jon Ralston: "The facts on Richardson's record on Yucca Mountain" LINK

Presidential Candidates:

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla and Edwin Chen: "Clinton, Giuliani Overshadow Field for 2008 Race, Poll Shows" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain, Obama Adjust Schedules" LINK

The Hill's Bob Cusack: "Down the stretch the candidates come" LINK

2008: Early States:

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "On the Road: New Hampshire Filings" LINK


New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Women's Business Takes Stock of Politics" LINK

Newsweek's Jessica Ramirez: "Image Is Everything" LINK

President Bush:

New York Times' SHERYL GAY STOLBERG: "With Katrina Fresh, Bush Moves Briskly" LINK

New York Times' STEVEN LEE MYERS: "Bush Stands by Plan for Missile Defenses" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz and Walter Pincus: "Administration Diverges on Missile Defense" LINK

Vice President Dick Cheney:

New York Times' MAUREEN DOWD: "Madness as Method" LINK

2008: Potential First Lady:

ABC News' JENNIFER PARKER: "Wives of Candidates Debate Their Roles" LINK

New York Times' DAVID M. HALBFINGER: "Wives of Candidates Compare Notes From Trail" LINK

Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr.: "At Conference, Five Would-Be First Ladies Speak Out" LINK

Los Angeles Times: "United front for candidates' wives" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Candidate wives take spotlight" LINK


Washington Post's Matthew Mosk: "As Campaigns Chafe at Limits, Donors Might Be in Diapers" LINK


ABC News' Z. BYRON WOLF: "Amnesty or Fairness: The Children of Illegals" LINK

Boston Globe's Editorial: "Keeping workers on the farm" LINK

Political Humor:

ABC News: "Candidates and their Cars" LINK