The Note's Must-Reads


"The Roundtable: Secretary Clinton?" LINK

"Arnold on Reviving the GOP" LINK

"Obama Supporters without a Cause" LINK

"YouTube Prez? Obama's Web Address" LINK


Associated Press' Nedra Pickler: "Obama Staff Combines DC with Chicago" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "Obama visits rivals before picking Cabinet" LINK

USA Today's John Fritze: "Obamas dish on '60 Minutes' interview" LINK

USA Today's Mimi Hall: "Opponents brace for end of stem cell ban" LINK

The Boston Globe's Joseph Williams: "Obama lifts ceiling of dreams for black men" LINK

Washington Post's Carol D. Leonnig: "Obama Wrote Federal Staffers about His Goals" LINK

Washington Post's Michael A. Fletcher: "Obama Quits Senate, Names More Staffers" LINK

Washington Post's Michael D. Shear and Philip Rucker: "One Cabinet Job Would Put Focus On Two Clintons" LINK

Washington Post's Sholnn Freeman: "FAA Labor Unions Seek Obama's Help" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman and Laura Meckler: "Ex-Rivals Stand to Gain from Meeting" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Yochi J. Dreazen: "Obama Dips into Think Tank for Talent" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman: "Obama Hires More Clinton White House Veterans" LINK

Bloomberg's Ken Fireman and Hans Nichols: "Gates's Odds of Staying under Obama Rise If Clinton at State" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Schwarzenegger ready to help Obama, but not in DC" LINK

The New York Times' Peter Baker and Helene Cooper: "Clinton Vetting Includes Look at Mr. Clinton" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' David G. Savage: "Who Would Obama pick for the Supreme Court?" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' John McCormick: "Obama, on '60 Minutes,' talks About The Challenges Ahead" LINK

Politcos' Victoria Mcgrane: "Obama's Ball as G-20 Punts on Global Market" LINK

Politcos' Ben Smith: "Dept. Of Homeland Security" LINK

New York Daily News' James Gordon Meek: "Barack Obama says Sasha and Malia are among his biggest concerns" LINK

New York Daily News' Celeste Katz: "Barack Obama drops a Hillary Clinton hint on State Department" LINK

New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Latinos helped elect Barack Obama and hope he won't forget them" LINK

New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Latino voters bolted to Obama in key states after McCain dropped own immigration reform plan" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Jacob Weisberg: "The Brilliant Brain Trust" LINK

Newsweek Magazine: "A Way Out of the Wilderness" by Karl Rove LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Stuart Taylor Jr.: "Obama's 250 Tough Calls" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Lisa : "Is Obama the Antichrist?" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Evan Thomas and Richard Wolffe; "Obama's Lincoln" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Thompson: "Why Obama Will Continue Star Wars" LINK

Time Magazine's James Carney: "Meeting of the Minds? Why Obama and McCain Need Each Other" LINK

The Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Voting record clouds Obama's judge picks" LINK

The Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Obama Nixes New Deal" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times: "Obama's letter to the people of Illinois" by President-Elect Barack Obama LINK

The Associated Press' Michele Salcedo: "Obama Emphasizes Security" LINK

The Associated Press: "Huge demand for Obama inaugural tickets" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obamas won't get puppy before White House move" LINK

The Associated Press' Seth Borenstein: "Obama may have to bury his beloved BlackBerry" LINK

The Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: "Obama tries to savor near-normalcy before Jan. 20" LINK


Politicos' Alexander Burns: "What's The Matter with Missouri?" LINK


The Boston Globe Staff: "New Englanders favor a practical approach" LINK

Washington Post's Spencer S. Hsu: "Democrats Move Cautiously on DHS Appointment" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Cantor says GOP is no longer 'relevant'" LINK

The Washington Times' Gary Emerling: "Election sends GOP wake-up call on minority vote" LINK

2008: ECONOMY:

ABC News' Mary Bruce: "Schwarzenegger with Obama on Auto Bailout" LINK

The New York Times' Jennifer Steinhauer: "Facing Deficits, States Get out Sharper Knives" LINK

The New York Times' Louis Uchitelle: "If Detroit Falls, Foreign Makers Could Be Buffer" LINK

The New York Times' Carl Hulse: "Congress Meets for One Last Fight and to Look Ahead" LINK

Bloomberg's Edwin Chen: "Obama Says U.S. Will Do 'Whatever It Takes' To Revive Economy" LINK

Bloomberg's Alison Fitzgerald and Jonathan D. Salant: "Toyota, BMW, Hyundai Workers' Senators Oppose U.S. Auto Loans" LINK

USA Today's Ken Dilanian: "Republicans blast auto bailout plan" LINK

USA Today's Laura Petrecca: "Marketers try to promote value without cheapening image" LINK

USA Today's Chris Woodyard: "As it asks for bailout, GM cuts extravagance, office supplies" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Democrats: Big Three Aid Comes With Conditions" LINK

Washington Post's Lori Montgomery: "Auto Bill Would Add Oversight" LINK


Washington Post's Al Kamen: "Act Now: Snow Machines Are Standing By" LINK


The Los Angeles Times' Nicholas Riccardi: "Mormon Church Feels the Heat Over Proposition 8" LINK


The New York Times' Campbell Robertson and Stephen Farrell: "Pact, Approved in Iraq, Sets Time for U.S. Pullout" LINK