The Note's Must-Reads

USA Today/Gallup Poll:

USA Today's Susan Page: "Poll: Giuliani, Clinton support slips a month from first votes" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

New York Times: "Huckabee Repudiates Group's Effort" LINK

Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr.: "Huckabee Chafes at 'Front-Runner' Label" LINK

New York Daily News' HELEN KENNEDY: "Mike Huckabee rise in Iowa great news for...Rudy Giuliani?" LINK

Weekly Standard's Dean Barnett: "Huckabee's Rise" LINK

Washington Post's Richard Cohen: "Un-Mormon and Unchristian" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

ABC News' Matt Stuart: "Romney: I'm Not Giving a JFK Speech" LINK

Washington Post's Michael D. Shear and Alec MacGillis: "Romney Hopes to Ease Qualms on His Faith" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "Romney to address Mormon faith in speech" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin: "Romney speech on faith brings risk" LINK

The Washington Times' Glen Johnson: "Romney speech to focus on religion, U.S. heritage" LINK

The Boston Globe's Michael Levenson: "Pressed, Romney to speak on his Mormonism" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan: "Mormonism not focus of Romney speech" LINK

Salt Lake Tribune's Thomas Burr: "Mitt to speak his mind, faith" LINK

Deseret Morning News' Lisa Riley Roche: "Mitt's 'JFK speech' called 'wild gamble'" LINK

Boston Herald's Jessica Van Sack: "Mitt puts faith in Mormon speech" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Times' ERIC LIPTON and RUSS BUETTNER: "Giuliani's Firm Lobbied for Bill Considered Threat" LINK

Wall Street Journal's MARY JACOBY: "Giuliani Quit Role at His Firm" LINK

Newsweek's Michael Isikoff: "The Qatari Connection" LINK


New York Daily News' Michael Daly: "To be top gun, Rudy Giuliani sells out" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Union Leader's MARK HAYWARD: "McCain explains what he would have done" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain: I'm old, but best candidate" LINK

The State's MATT STEARNS: "Hemingway inspired McCain" LINK

Senator John McCain: "An Enduring Peace Built on Freedom" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf: "Ron Paul to Appear on 'The View'" LINK

Wall Street Journal's SUSAN DAVIS: "How Paul Could Change Race" LINK

Christian Science Monitor's Ari Pinkus: "Adroit online, Ron Paul backers hit the streets of N.H." LINK

2008: Republicans:

ABC News' David Chalian: "RNC Chair Predicts Long Nomination Fight" LINK

2008: Democrats:

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "For Clinton and Obama, war of words rages on" LINK

New York Times' MARC SANTORA: "Candidates Hold to Their Stances on Iran" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' CARL HULSE: "Vulnerable Democrats See Fates Tied to Clinton" LINK

New York Times' PATRICK HEALY: "Clinton Aims for Anger Without Making People Mad" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Anne E. Kornblut: "As Iowa Race Tightens, Clinton Decides the Best Defense Is a Good Offense" LINK

Time's JAY NEWTON-SMALL: "Will Clinton's Obama Attacks Backfire?" LINK

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter: "Fighting Words" LINK

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton: "Security and Opportunity for the Twenty-first Century" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Oprah Overload Alert" LINK

Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Obama says Democrats need decisive win to make wide changes" LINK

Des Moines Register's JASON CLAYWORTH: "Obama offers plan for averting credit trouble" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

Des Moines Register's TONY LEYS: "Edwards promises to name Republicans to his Cabinet" LINK

Chicago Tribune: "An urgent agenda" LINK

Concord Monitor's CHELSEA CONABOY: "Establishment remains target for Edwards" LINK

Associated Press: "Edwards helps haircut charity" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Quad City Times' Ruben Navarrette: "Richardson won't settle for VP in caucus campaign" LINK

2008: Polls:

The Washington Times' Michael Barone: "Inclinations in Iowa" LINK


The State: "Poll shows Huckabee closing gap" LINK

2008: Early States:

ABC News' JENNIFER PARKER: "Caucus Countdown: The Importance of Iowa" LINK

Wall Street Journal's GERALD F. SEIB: "Why Independents Hold the Key" LINK

President Bush:

Washington Post's Peter Baker and Robin Wright: "A Blow to Bush's Tehran Policy" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Bush still a factor, Rove warns" LINK

Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman: "Bush Steps Up Attacks on Congress" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei: "Bush aides plan 2008 makeover" LINK

Presidential Debates:

Politico's David Mark: "CNN, LA Times, Politico to sponsor debates" LINK

Climate Change:

Senator John Kerry: "Planet's fate hinges on our choices" LINK