The Note's Must-Reads

ABC News/Washington Post Poll:

Analysis by Gary Langer: "Obama's New Ideas Garner Favor in Iowa" LINK

Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Jon Cohen: "For Democrats, Iowa Still Up for Grabs" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani On Why He Can End Illegal Immigration, Why Others Can't" LINK

Concord Monitor's Joelle Farrell: "Firefighters group attacks Giuliani" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

ABC News' Christine Byun: "Thompson Downplays Poll Numbers" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Des Moines Register's ABBY SIMONS: "Grassley predicts Romney as Iowa caucuses winner" LINK

ABC News' Matt Stuart: "Romney Disputes Giuliani's Immigration Record" LINK

Boston Globe's Michael Levenson: "Some recipients of Romney's charity are boosting his bid" LINK

Boston Herald's Jessica Van Sack: "Romney camp denies role in anti-Mitt push polls" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

New York Sun's SETH GITELL: "McCain Gets Backing of 9/11 Commission Chairman" LINK

ABC News' Ron Claiborne: "McCain: Clinton Caving to 'Fringe' Elements" LINK

Washington Post: "McCain Draws Sharp Distinctions Between Himself and Clinton" LINK

Boston Globe's Charlie Savage and James W. Pindell: "A tactic of Bush's on bills is assailed" LINK

Time's ANA MARIE COX: "Is McCain Too Soft on Hillary?" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

New York Times' Leslie Wayne: "Ron Paul's Tight-fisted Campaign" LINK

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "If It's Good Enough For Mickey, Why Not For Paul?" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Washington Post's Richard Cohen: "You First, Governor Huckabee" LINK

Des Moines Register's JARED STRONG: "Huckabee: Solution at border is Norris" LINK

Salon's Walter Shapiro and Michael Scherer: "Huckabee's new humor offensive" LINK

2008: Republicans:

Los Angeles Times' Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar: "A gap in GOP candidates' healthcare proposals" LINK

New York Sun's RUSSELL BERMAN: "GOP Campaign Ads Reflect Contenders' Individual Approaches" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Associated Press: "Clinton Says Economy Needs Experience" LINK

Associated Press: "Hillary Clinton Ark. Papers Unreleased" LINK

Associated Press: "Journalism professor to stay on the job after endorsing Clinton in Salem" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

Politico's Mike Allen: "Obama moves ahead in Iowa, tied in first" LINK

New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Entry Fee to Obama Visit Could Keep Harlem Fans at Bay" LINK

Des Moines Register's JASON CLAYWORTH: "Obama plan: Free community college" LINK

The Nation's Lakshmi Chaudhry: "Will the Real Generation Obama Please Stand Up?" LINK

The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza: "Can Barack Obama catch Hillary Clinton?" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama touts life abroad as foreign policy plus" LINK

New York Daily News' KENNETH R. BAZINET: "Barack Obama raps Hillary Clinton for resume jabs; poll has him pulling ahead" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

ABC News' Raelyn Johnson: "Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne Open for Edwards" LINK

Associated Press: "Edwards faults Clinton on foreign policy" LINK

Des Moines Register's TONY LEYS: "They sing Edwards' praises" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Richardson hopes to 'come in under the radar'" LINK

Boston Globe's Derrick Z. Jackson: "A matter of trust" LINK

Concord Monitor's MEG HECKMAN: "From hostage to spokesman" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Des Moines Register's LISA ROSSI: "Careful on threats to Pakistan, Dodd says" LINK

2008: Democrats:

ABC News' Eloise Harper and Sunlen Miller: "Next Round: Obama and Clinton Over the Economy?" LINK

New York Times' PATRICK HEALY and JEFF ZELENY: "In Iowa, Democrats Focus on Economy and Experience" LINK

Washington Post's E. J. Dionne Jr.: "The Democrats' Facebook Primary" LINK

Wall Street Journal's KRIS MAHER: "Iowa's House of Labor Is Split" LINK

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "Obama Leads Clinton in Iowa's `Critical' Early Race, Poll Says" LINK

2008: Early States:

New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "A Statistical Tie in Iowa" LINK

Christian Science Monitor's Ari Pinkus: "In New Hampshire, the swing voters who count first" LINK


New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Home, or Not, for the Holiday" LINK

Presidential Debate Schedule:

ABC News' David Chalian: "Ready, Set, Debate!" LINK

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Panel Picks 4 Debate Sites, Angering Excluded New Orleans" LINK