The Note's Must-Reads

Republican Debate:

ABC News' BRET HOVELL, MATT STUART and KEVIN CHUPKA: "Republicans Are 'Simpatico' at Spanish-Language Debate" LINK

New York Times' MICHAEL COOPER and MARC SANTORA: "Republican Candidates Firm on Immigration" LINK

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "GOP puts gloves back on at Spanish debate" LINK

Wall Street Journal's LAURA MECKLER: "Republicans Woo Hispanic Voters" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Two GOP hopefuls see some illegals as citizens" LINK

2008: Republicans: Giuliani:

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "Giuliani Says He "Didn't See The Enormity" of Pre-9/11 Al Qaeda Threat" LINK

New York Times' MICHAEL POWELL: "A Crime Buster, With His Eye on the Future" LINK

Washington Post's Matthew Mosk: "Giuliani Defends Continued Ties to Consulting Firm" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin: "Giuliani won't sever ties, release list" LINK

Wall Street Journal's MARY JACOBY and CHIP CUMMINS: "Giuliani Defends Ties to Qatar" LINK

Bloomberg's Daniel Whitten and Tina Seeley: "Giuliani Firm, Utilities Team Up to Fight Renewable-Energy Plan" LINK

Salon's Thomas F. Schaller: "Are you there, God? It's me, Rudy" LINK

2008: Republicans: Huckabee:

Wall Street Journal's LAURA MECKLER: "Huckabee's Momentum At Stake as Scrutiny Rises" LINK

Newsweek's Holly Bailey and Michael Isikoff: "A Pastor's True Calling" LINK

New York Sun's JOSH GERSTEIN: "Huckabee Opens a New Front" LINK

Concord Monitor's MELANIE ASMAR: "Putting the taxman out of business" LINK

Des Moines Register's THOMAS BEAUMONT and LISA ROSSI: "Home-schoolers propel Huckabee" LINK

2008: Republicans: Romney:

Washington Post's Eli Saslow: "A Mission Accepted" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain:

Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "Amid campaign rhetoric, McCain takes a sober tone" LINK

2008: Republicans: Paul:

Washington Times' Jennifer Harper: "Paul grass roots take to the skies" LINK

2008: Republicans: Thompson:

Christian Science Monitor's Ariel Sabar: "Thompson helped immigrants in legal peril" LINK

2008: Republicans:

New York Sun's NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT: "Candidates Scramble To Defend Their Pasts" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama:

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Oprahpalooza in South Carolina" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "'Our Moment Is Now,' Obama Declares" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith and David Paul Kuhn: "Obama-Oprah show plays early states" LINK

Time's ANA MARIE COX: "Summing Up Oprah - Obama" LINK

Associated Press: "Civil rights icon drops racial bomb on Obama" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton:

Politico's Mike Allen: "GOP launches first attack invoking Hillary" LINK

Los Angeles Time's Tom Hamburger and Dan Morain: "Clinton rolls a sizable pork barrel" LINK

2008: Democrats: Edwards:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Bacon & Edwards" LINK

Washington Times: "John Edwards" LINK

2008: Democrats: Biden:

ABC News' Mary Bruce: "Biden Calls For Special Counsel to Investigate CIA Tapes" LINK

Associated Press: "Biden Plans Television Ads in Iowa" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Biden, Rockefeller disagree on need for special counsel in case of deleted CIA tapes LINK

2008: Democrats: Richardson:

Quad City Times' Bret Hayworth: "Richardson takes 'job interview' to voters" LINK

2008: Democrats:

New York Post's Cynthia R. Fagen: "Off-Color 'Joke' is a Hot Potato" LINK

2008: Early States:

New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Debate Season Ending, at Least for Iowans" LINK

Associated Press: "N.H. Is Campaign Central for Republicans" LINK

Des Moines Register's GRANT SCHULTE: "Holidays could make campaign more positive" LINK


Newsweek's Jon Meacham: "A New American Holy War" LINK

Newt Gingrich:

ABC News' Mary Bruce: "Newt Gingrich Would Consider A Run At Vice President" LINK


Washington Post: "Clinton, McCain, Obama, and Paul Release New Ads" LINK

Farm Bill:

President Jimmy Carter: "Subsidies' Harvest Of Misery" LINK

Hello, President Bush?

ABC News' Fabiola Antezana: "Did Iceland Teen Call Secret White House Phone?" LINK