The Note's Must-Reads

ABC News/Washington Post Poll:

ABC News' Gary Langer: "Clinton Fends Off Obama in N.H. With More Committed Support" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

New York Times' Michael Luo: "Crucial Test for Romney in Speech on His Religion" LINK

Washington Post's Jacqueline L. Salmon: "Romney Aims to Prove His Christianity" LINK

ABC News' Matt Stuart: "Forget JFK, Romney Seeks His Own Voice" LINK

USA Today: "Observers offer insight into Romney's speech" LINK

Wall Street Journal's ELIZABETH HOLMES: "Romney to Take on Issue of Faith -- Vaguely" LINK

Boston Globe's Maria Cramer and Connie Paige: "Reaction mixed after Romney fires service" LINK

Boston Globe: "Romney's immigration lesson" LINK

Times' Michael Duffy: "Is This Romney's Kennedy Moment?" LINK

Newsweek's Jon Meacham: "What Romney Should Say" LINK

Washington Post's Robert D. Novak: "For Romney, a Risky Speech" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

New York Times' JODI KANTOR and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK: "Pulpit Was the Springboard for Huckabee's Rise" LINK

Boston Globe's Susan Milligan: "Huckabee defends his role in Ark. rapist's parole case" LINK

ABC News' Teddy Davis: "Huckabee on Being In The Dark: 'It's Going to Happen Again'" LINK

GQ Magazine's Ross Douthat: "Is This Guy For Real?" LINK

ABC News' JENNIFER PARKER: "Huckabee Courts Evangelical Vote in Iowa" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Rise a surprise to all but Huckabee" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

New York Times' Michael Cooper: "Recalling Iranian Hostage Crisis, Giuliani Invokes Reagan as a Model" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

New York Times' Marc Santora: "Schilling Joins McCain in New Hampshire" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "McCain hoping for second look" LINK

Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "McCain voices guarded optimism on Iraq but says hurdles are high" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Washington Times: "Fred Thompson" LINK

The State's JOHN O'CONNOR: "Thompson: Don't trust Iran" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "Paul's Quixotic, Chaotic Run May Make Its Push in N.H." LINK

2008: Republicans:

ABC News' Christine Byun: "Southern Protestors Unhappy with Thompson and Romney's Flag Remarks" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Los Angeles Times' Peter G. Gosselin and Peter Nicholas: "Clinton, Edwards up the ante on foreclosures" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Slapping Down a Viral Smear" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz and Jon Cohen: "As N.H. Primary Nears, Clinton Clings to Narrow Lead" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Hillary warns Wall Street" LINK

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT: "Clinton chairwoman dismissed over e-mail on Obama" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

The State's Gina Smith "Oprah event outgrows arena" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "2004 comes back to haunt Obama" LINK

The Hill's Aaron Blake: "Holy-grail youth vote favors Obama, also wants third-party alternative" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama Proposes Expansion Of National Service Programs" LINK

The Hill: "2008 and Counting: Gen. Clark says Obama started it all" LINK

Des Moines Register's JASON CLAYWORTH: "Obama: PAC contributions violated no campaign rules" LINK

Concord Monitor: "17 minutes to stardom" LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Christian Science Monitor's Jane Lampman: "Bill Richardson: a negotiator's faith in fairness and finding the common good" LINK

Cedar Falls Courier's JOSH NELSON: "Richardson criticizes Bush administration's Iran position" LINK

2008: Democrats: Dodd:

Sioux City Journal's Bret Hayworth: "Dodd explains plan for health-care reform" LINK

2008: Early States:

Des Moines Register's Jane Norman: "Grassley predicts Romney, Obama will win caucuses" LINK

Politico's Roger Simon: "Inside the fight for Iowa" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Parties struggle to control primaries" LINK

Time's Betsy Rubiner: "The Iowa Campaign's Foot Soldiers" LINK

Associated Press: "NH educators to endorse Clinton, Huckabee" LINK

Political Endorsements:

The Hill: "The endorsements that would make huge waves" LINK


Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook: "1 in 3 would deny illegal immigrants social services" LINK

Associated Press: "Calderón rebukes U.S. candidates" LINK

Bloomberg's Hans Nichols: "Iowa Republican Kingmaker Makes Immigration a Household Issue" LINK


Boston Globe's Joanna Weiss: "In high-tech world, candidates still turn to TV" LINK


Wall Street Journal's Christopher Cooper: "Fund-Raising Brokers Reshape U.S. Campaigns" LINK


Politico's Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei and John F. Harris: "Cheney bashes top Democrats" LINK

President Bush:

Washington Post's David Cho and Neil Irwin: "Bush Wins Agreement To Freeze Mortgages" LINK


John R. Bolton: "The Flaws In the Iran Report" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz and Robin Wright: "Bush Tells Iran to Disclose Nuclear Activities" LINK

ABC News' Martha Raddatz: "White House: Bush Knew in August Iran Had Halted Nuclear Weapons Program" LINK

Time's Joe Klein: "Iran's Nukes: Now They Tell Us?" LINK

Newsweek's Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball: "Anatomy of a Turnabout" LINK

The Nation's Robert Scheer: "Bush on Iran: Fool Me Twice" LINK