The Note's Must-Reads

Democratic Debate:

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "The Democratic Target in Tuesday's Debate" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

Washington Post's John Solomon: "Giuliani Still Working at Firm He Promised to Leave" LINK

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani Says Dems Will Change Mind About Iraq War" LINK

ABC News' Rick Klein: "Rudy's Fuzzy Healthcare Math" LINK

Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Giuliani ad targets Hillary health care" LINK

Union Leader's JOHN DISTASO: "Giuliani says Patriot Act is OK" LINK


Washington Post's E. J. Dionne Jr.: "Rudy's Red Sox Romance" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin: "Giuliani now playing to win in N.H." LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Bloomberg's Hans Nichols and Christopher Stern: "Romney Shouldn't Equate Mormonism With Christianity, Evangelicals Tell Him" LINK

Union Leader's JOHN DISTASO: "Romney: U.S. at critical juncture; experience key" LINK

Boston Heralds' Jessica Van Sack and Dave Wedge: "Mitt uses loaded word to dis Hill" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

ABC News' Cynthia McFadden and Rick Klein: "Cindy McCain Won't Fund Husband's Bid" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Wall Street Journal's Amy Schatz: "Fred Thompson's Southern Strategy" LINK

Associated Press: "Fred Thompson Quizzed on Civil Unions" LINK

Concord Monitor's KATE DAVIDSON: "Thompson, in rare trip to state, promises more visits" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Politico's Roger Simon: "Huckabee not conservative enough for some" LINK

Mike Huckabee's Letter to the Wall Street Journal: "Statement on Schip, Carbon Tax" LINK

Time's JAY NEWTON-SMALL: "Huckabee Surges, Edwards Fades" LINK

New York Sun's NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT: "Rising in Polls, Huckabee Could Be GOP's Dark Horse of 2008" LINK

Des Moines Register's David Yepsen: "Positive, Reagan-like spirit spurs Huckabee's rise" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Union Leader's TOM FAHEY: "Romney, Thompson argue over immigration" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:


New York Times' CHRISTINE HAUSER: "Rivals Go After Clinton Over Social Security and Donations" LINK

Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut: "In His Wife's Campaign, Bill Clinton Is a Free Agent" LINK

Washington Times' Jim McElhatton: "Hillary backed lab of donor" LINK

Associated Press: "Anti-Clinton Video Draws Web Audience" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama taking off the gloves" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Obama gains on Hillary in Iowa on eve of debate" LINK

ABC News' Sunlen Miller: "Obama Unplugged: Obama Talks With the MTV Generation" LINK

New York Times' JANNY SCOTT: "Memories of Obama in New York Differ" LINK

Politico's Helena Andrews: "Obama: A man with a (lesson) plan" LINK

Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Similarities to Clinton land Obama in a tough spot" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama backers head to former GOP stronghold" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Obama to showcase tough side in Philadelphia debate" LINK

Des Moines Register's JASON CLAYWORTH: "Iowans grill Obama over his position on gay marriage" LINK

New York Daily News: "Analysis: Barack Obama used campaign cash for gym" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Politico's Mike Allen: "Edwards accuses Clinton of cronyism" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' Jennifer Hunter: "Edwards trying to collar case of Iowa blues" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Associated Press: "Richardson Wants Minimum Teacher Pay" LINK

Boston Globe's James Pindell: "Portsmouth Mayor endorses Richardson" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

Associated Press: "Biden: Race Is About Ideas, Not Money" LINK

2008: Democrats:

New York Times' STEVEN GREENHOUSE: "A Union With Clout Stakes Its Claim on Politics" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama, Clinton Focus on Social Security" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' ABDON M. PALLASCH AND STEVE PATTERSON: "Obama, Clinton try for top spot on state ballot" LINK

2008: Early States:

ABC News' JAKE TAPPER and AVERY MILLER: "Primary Calendar Reveals Promise, Pitfalls" LINK

New York Times' Marjorie Connelly: "Time for C-c-casting a Vote" LINK

New York Times Commentary by JONATHAN SOROS: "Vote Early, Count Often" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Florida Dems ask court to move quickly" LINK

Salon's Michael Scherer: "Another election fiasco in Florida?" LINK

2008: Presidential Candidates:

Des Moines Register's JANE NORMAN: "Romney, Clinton, Obama lead in latest U of I poll" LINK

2008: Independent Electorate:

New York Times' Marjorie Connelly: "An Engaged Independent Electorate" LINK

Political Coverage:

Reuters: "Thompson, Obama get most positive coverage: study" LINK

Tax Policy:

Rep. CHARLES B. RANGEL: "Stop the Middle-Class Tax Raid" LINK


Associated Press: "Candidates Widely Split on Iran" LINK