The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

Washington Post's Peter Whoriskey: "Giuliani Hoping NASCAR Fans May Provide an Edge in the Race" LINK

New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Rudy Giuliani jets to campaign stops using casino kingpin's plane" LINK


2008: Republicans: Thompson:

ABC News' Mary Bruce: "Fred Thompson Speaks Out on Right-to-Life Decisions" LINK

Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "NRLC stands by Thompson support" LINK

Tennessean's Jennifer Brooks: "Fred Thompson puts stock in South, Midwest" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

New York Times' Jim Rutenberg: "The All-American Family Man" LINK

Associated Press: "Romney vows $$ cuts for 'sanctuary' cities, states" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

ABC News's Ron Claiborne and Bret Hovell: "McCain electability over Clinton" LINK

New York Times' Marc Santora: "McCain Takes On Clinton, With an Eye to Civility" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Tom Kean endorsing McCain in new push" LINK

The Hill's Jeremy Jacobs: "McCain attacks Dems in New Hampshire" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain would allow Canadian drugs into U.S." LINK

Concord Monitor's Margot Sanger-Katz: "McCain hasn't lost the gift of gab" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Rep. Ron Paul: "Renew devotion to freedom, limited government" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Unlikely allies unite for Paul's quixotic '08 bid" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

ABC News' Kevin Chupka: "Huckabee's First Ad Has Star Power" LINK

Associated Press: "Huckabee: Abortion Not States' Call" LINK

Salon's Amanda Griscom Little: "Huckabee: God wants us to fight global warming" LINK

2008: Republicans: Tancredo:

Concord Monitor's Sarah Liebowitz: "Tancredo wants one tongue" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Des Moines Register's Thomas Beaumont: "Once-optimistic GOP moderates now feel slighted" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Newsweek's Karl Rove: "How to Beat Hillary (Next) November" LINK

New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Sikhs Seethe Over a Snub by Clintons" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Des Moines Register's Thomas Beaumont: "Obama, Clinton clash over rumor" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "Obama stands by his pre-emptive strike" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' Steve Patterson: "Racist e-mail via Obama site: suit" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Washington Times' Brian DeBose: "Edwards stands by criticism of Hillary" LINK

New York Daily News' JAMES GORDON MEEK: "John Edwards: Hillary Clinton's mudslinging charge 'absurd'" LINK

2008: Democrats: Kucinich:

Associated Press: "Kucinich Protests Army Training School" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

Des Moines Register's Abby Simons: "Biden gains support in D.M. at event focused on women" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Washington Post's Robert D. Novak: "The Democrats' Iran Dilemma" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Electability key among Iowa Democrats" LINK

New York Sun: "The Clinton-Obama-Bush Doctrine" LINK

Des Moines Register's JASON CLAYWORTH: "Democrats fret over candidates' bickering" LINK

2008: Early States:

Wall Street Journal's Chris Cooper: "Nevada Caucus's Better Odds" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Louise Roug: "Many are wooed but few caucus in Mason City" LINK

2008: Presidential Candidates:

Reuters: "White House hopefuls get creative in donation pitches" LINK

Bloomberg's Scott Lanman: "Edwards, Thompson Say U.S. Must Tackle Social Security Funding" LINK


Concord Monitor's Ray Duckler: "Soldiering on, by foot and by phone" LINK


Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Immigration Is the Question" LINK

Christian Science Monitor's Alexandra Marks: "Immigration issue could make or break presidential candidates" LINK


New York Times' David M. Herszenhorn: "Democrats Say They Won't Back Down on War" LINK

Donald Rumsfeld:

New York Sun's Eli Lake: "Victory Will Come as in Cold War, Rumsfeld, in Interview, Predicts" LINK


New York Times' Eric Schmitt, Mark Mazzetti and Carlotta Gall: "U.S. Hopes to Arm Pakistani Tribes Against Al Qaeda" LINK