The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

Time's Michael Duffy: "Was Rudy the Real Debate Winner?" LINK

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani Says Gov't Needs "Flexibility" on Waterboarding" LINK

Union Leader's SUZANNE BATES: "Giuliani drums up support in Nashua, criticizes Clinton" LINK

Associated Press' SARA KUGLER: "NY Mayors See Route to White House" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Des Moines Register's GRANT SCHULTE: "Romney to reveal his plan for trade" LINK

Associated Press: "Romney Releases Free-Trade Proposal" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf: "McCain, Warner, Graham Subtly Endorse Mukasey" LINK

New York Times' Jim Rutenberg: "New McCain Ad: 'Guts'" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain Clarifies Health Care Plan" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

ABC News' Christine Byun: "Thompson: Clinton 'Dodging Hard Issues'" LINK

New York Sun's JOSH GERSTEIN: "Thompson Compares Fund-Raising Of N.Y. Senator With 1996 Scandal" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

ABC News' Kevin Chupka: "Huckabee Reaches October Funraising Goal" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Time's JOEL STEIN: "The Ron Paul Revolution" LINK

New York Sun's SETH GITELL: "Candidate Paul May Be Nader With a Twist" LINK

2008: Republicans: Hunter:

Associated Press: "Hunter files for primary ballot" LINK

2008: Bloomberg?

Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "GOP hopes Bloomberg runs" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' STEVEN GREENHOUSE: "Union Gives Endorsement to Clinton" LINK

New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "A Day Later, Clinton Embraces Spitzer's License Effort" LINK

Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "Clinton accused of illegal fundraising" LINK

New York Times' GAIL COLLINS: "Everybody vs. Hillary" LINK

Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Dan Balz: "Clinton Regroups As Rivals Pounce" LINK

Washington Post: "Clinton vs. the GOP On Presidential Papers" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Editorial: "Hilliam Clinton" LINK

Boston Globe's Marcella Bombardieri: "Clinton careful to preserve options" LINK

New York Sun: "Clinton Refuses To Back Rangel Tax Plan" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Campaign call reveals Clinton debate concern" LINK


Associated Press' BETH FOUHY: "Analysis: Sidestepping Risky for Clinton" LINK

Concord Monitor's Joelle Farrell: "General lends Clinton a hand" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Chicago Sun Times' Jennifer Hunter: "Obama's jabs at Hillary just bounce off" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Associated Press: "Edwards' SEIU Endorsement Questioned" LINK

Associated Press: "Edwards air TV ad in Iowa" LINK

Concord Monitor's LAUREN R. DORGAN: "Edwards endorsed by SEA - or was he?" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

New York Times' JULIE BOSMAN: "Richardson: 'I'll Never Mislead You'" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

Michigan Daily's Justin Schon: "Biden will fight for education" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Boston Globe's Stephanie Vallejo: "Rivals differ on effect of Iran measure" LINK

Associated Press' AMY LORENTZEN: "Obama Says Clinton Dodges Hard Questions" LINK

Democratic Debate:

Time's Joe Klein: "Hit Her Again!" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin: "Clinton foes pounce on 'crack in armor'" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas and Michael Finnegan: "Clinton's rivals see an opening" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Robin Abcarian: "UFOs invade presidential debate" LINK

Newsweek's Richard Wolffe: "A Drop of Blood in the Water" LINK

2008: Early States:

Wall Street Journal's AMY SCHATZ: "Have a Laptop? You, Too, Can Sway New Hampshire Race" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Bulk of candidates' time, cash goes to early states" LINK

Asociated Press: "Seeking relevance, R.I. sets Feb. 5 primary" LINK

Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Undecided undertow" LINK

Associated Press: "Candidates: Make me your backup" LINK

Union Leader's John DiStaso: "Granite Status: Waiting for Michigan" LINK

2008: Presidential Candidates:

New York Times' MICHAEL COOPER: "Biden-Giuliani Smackdown Enlivens Campaign Trail" LINK

Politico's David Paul Kuhn: "Clinton would cream Giuliani, poll finds" LINK

2008: Presidential Election:

USA Today's Susan Page: "A year before voting, a nation of discontent" LINK


New York Times' MARC SANTORA: "Immigration: From Talking Point to Sore Point" LINK

Wall Street Journal's JUNE KRONHOLZ: "Immigration Burns Candidates" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Joe Mathews and Nicole Gaouette: "Illegal immigrant licensing drives debate" LINK

Michael B. Mukasey:

Washington Post's Dan Eggen and Paul Kane: "Two More Democrats To Oppose Mukasey" LINK

Bush Administration:

ABC News' Jonathan Karl and Kirit Radia: "Bush Loyalist Karen Hughes Resigns" LINK

Donald Rumsfeld:

Washington Post's Robin Wright: "From the Desk of Donald Rumsfeld . . ." LINK


Associated Press: "Iraq Assignments Upset Some Diplomats" LINK


Robert Novak: "Nancy Pelosi and her 'Committee of One'" LINK


Los Angeles Times' James Rainey: "Is there truthiness to his '08 bid?" LINK