The Note’s Must-Reads for Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Dec 3, 2008 5:11am

Compiled by ABC News’ PETER MARTINEZ, LAURA GREENE, CARRIE HALPERIN, JAYCE HENDERSON, STEPHANIE WASH and JUSTIN GRANT

2008: ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

"Biden Jokes With Palin: ‘No One Pays Attention to Me’" LINK

"Hasselbeck Hits Obama on Iraq" LINK

"Bush Highlights Term Highs and Lows" LINK

"Automakers’ Humility May Not Be Enough" LINK

"Life After the White House" LINK

2008: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSITION:

ABC News’ Special Index for The 44th President: LINK

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz & Richard Coolidge: "Obama Meeting Mystery Solved" LINK

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz and Lindsey Ellerson: "Gates Says His Commitment to Obama is ‘Open-Ended’" LINK

USA Today’s Susan Page: "Poll: Obama earning high marks" LINK

USA Today’s Mimi Hall and Richard Wolf: "Obama tells governors he’ll help with budgets" LINK

The Associated Press: "Retired officers want Obama to overturn detainee policies" LINK

USA Today’s Fredreka Schouten: "Obama’s fundraising obliterates records" LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Baker and Ian Urbina: "Obama Promises Governors That Federal Help Is on the Way" LINK

The New York Times’ Elizabeth Bumiller: "Gates Vows Active Role in Staying On at Pentagon" LINK

The Washington Post’s Lori Montgomery: "Haste Could Make Waste on Stimulus, States Say" LINK

 

The Washington Post’s Shailagh Murray and Carol D. Leonnig: "Obama teams Are Scrutinizing Federal Agencies" LINK

The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza: "Obama to Name Richardson for Commerce Post" LINK

The Washington Post’s Joby Warrick and Walter Pincus: "Experience Is Prime Asset for New Spy Chiefs" LINK

The Washington Post’s Al Kamen: "President-Elect’s Picks Prove Diversity Is More Than Skin-Deep" LINK

Politico’s Jonathan Martin & Ben Smith: "Obama Meeting: Gov At First Sight" LINK

Politico’s Ryan Grim: "Obama Meeting: Gov At First Sight" LINK

The Boston Globe’s Jeff Jacoby: “How Obama can fix education” LINK

The Boston Globe’s Bryan Bender: “New leadership planned to fight WMD terrorism” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Julian E. Barnes: “Gates on board with Obama’s Iraq plan” LINK

The Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan: “Obama sees strength in states” LINK

The Washington Times’ Michael Drost: “D.C. toasts Obama with 5 a.m. last call” LINK

Time Magazine’s Jay Newton-Small: “The Auto Bailout May Wind Up on Obama’s Plate” LINK

Newsweek Magazine’s Howard Fineman: “The Starving States: Inside Obama’s meeting with a beleaguered group of governors” LINK

The Washington Times’ Christina Bellantoni: “Clinton challenged in key Cabinet role” LINK

The New York Daily News’ Michael Mcauliff: "I feel Gov. Paterson’s pain, Obama teases" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Michael Mcauliff: "Obama camp denies tabloid report of $30k ring for Michelle" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Meredith Kolodner: "Inauguration thrill for young violinists: They will perform for Obamas" LINK

2008: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA’S INAUGURATION:

The Washington Post’s David Nakamura: "District Raises a Glass to History" LINK

2008: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE ECONOMY:

ABC News’ David Muir: "States Feel Strain as Budgets Fall Short" LINK

2008: DEMOCRATS/REPUBLICANS:

The Associated Press’ Shannon McCaffrey: "Dems’ Hopes for Senate Supermajority Dashed in Ga." LINK

2008: ECONOMY/AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY BAILOUT:

ABC News’ Alice Gomstyn, Jonathan Karl and Z. Byron Wolf: "Automakers Unveil Rescue Plan to Get Govt. Aid" LINK

ABC News Nightline: "Closing Arguments: Big Three CEOs Try Again" LINK

USA Today’s Kathy Chu: "FDIC study criticizes how banks charge overdraft fees" LINK

USA Today’s Judy Keen: "Holiday displays dimmed in cash-strapped cities" LINK

USA Today’s Sharon Silke Carty: "GM, Ford, Chrysler ask Congress for billions in help" LINK

USA Today’s Chris Woodyard: "Abysmal November auto sales fall 31% to 47% for everyone" LINK

The New York Times’ Bill Vlasic: "Pursuing U.S. Aid, G.M. Accepts Need for Drastic Cuts" LINK

The New York Times’ Tamar Lewin: "College May Become Unaffordable for Most in U.S." LINK

The New York Times’ Peter Baker and Ian Urbina: "Obama Promises Governors That Federal Help Is on the Way" LINK

The Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang: "New Coalition Drawing Up Nationwide Broadband Access Strategy" LINK

The Washington Post’s Kendra Marr and Steven Mufson: "Auto Giants Ratchet Up Pleas for Aid" LINK

The Washington Post’s Frank Ahrens: "For Detroit’s Auto Chiefs, a Road trip to Contrition" LINK

The Washington Post’s Sholnn Freeman: "Aweful Month for Carmakers" LINK

The Washington Post’s Steven Pearlstein: "The Big Three’s Stalemate" LINK

The Washington Post’s Amit R. Paley: "Bailout Oversight Lacking, GAO Says" LINK

The Hill’s Silla Brush: "Big 3 Bailout In Neutral" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Deborah Solomon and Michael R. Crittenden: "Paulson Debates Second Infusion" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Ken Bensinger and Jim Puzzanghera: “GM says it could fail in a matter of weeks” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Martin Zimmerman: “General Motors and Ford CEOs putting their salary on the line” LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Alana Semuels: “More people checking out the library to save money” LINK

Bloomberg’s John Hughes and Jeff Green: "GM, Chrysler Seek $15 Billion as Cash Drain Worsens" LINK

The Washington Times’ David R. Sands: “Allies bolster bailout blitz for Big Three” LINK

The Washington Times’ Editorial Staff: “No more Big 3 loans” LINK

Time Magazine’s Bill Saporito: “Why the Big Three Should Fly Corporate Jets” LINK

2008: SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON AND FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON:

USA Today’s Matt Kelley: "Hillary Clinton asks supporters to help settle debt" LINK

The New York Times’ Helene Cooper: "An Uncommon Resume in an Unusual Time" LINK

The New York Times’ Ethan Bronner: "Clinton’s Welcome Will Include a Plate of Global Crisis" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Richard Sisk: "Bill Clinton’s list flush with odd donors" LINK

The New York Daily News’ Kenneth Bazinet: "Clinton still needs a boos in her Treasury Department" LINK

2008: CONGRESS:

The Associated Press’ Shannon McCaffrey: "Georgia Sen. Chambliss Wins Re-Election in Runoff" LINK

ABC News’ Teddy Davis: "Senate Dems Won’t Reach 60" LINK

The New York Times’ Carl Hulse: "Republican Wins Runoff for Senator in Georgia" LINK

The New York Times’ Damien Cave: "Republican Senator Opts Against Run for 2nd Term" LINK

The Washington Post’s Perry Bacon Jr.: "Republican Chambliss Wins Georgia Runoff" LINK

The Hill’s Aaron Blake: "Sen. Chambliss Wins, Denies Dems 60 Seats" LINK

The Hill’s Mike Soraghan: "Anxiety Among Democrats As Pelosi Tightens Her Grip " LINK

The Hill’s Aaron Blake: "Chambliss Win Proves Sizeable Obama Effect" LINK

The Hill’s Reid Wilson: "Franken Camp Claims Margin At 50; New Ballots Found" LINK

Politico’s Carol E. Lee & Jonathan Martin: "Jeb Bush ‘Considering’ Senate Run" LINK

Politico’s David Rogers: "Big Three Ask Pelosi For Big Bucks" LINK

Politico’s Josh Kraushaar: "Saxby Chambliss Wins Georgia Runoff" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Alex Roth: "Chambliss Secures Georgia Win" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ James Oliphant and Richard Fausset: “Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss easily wins runoff” LINK

The Washington Times’ S.A. Miller: “Chambliss wins re-election in Georgia runoff” LINK

2008: CURRENT ADMINISTRATION:

Read Charles Gibson’s interview with President and First Lady Bush: LINK

The Associated Press’ Ramola Talwar Badam: "Rice Arrives in India in Wake of Mumbai Attacks" LINK

USA Today’s Jim Michaels: "U.S. builds cases on dangerous detainees" LINK

The New York Times’ Robert Pear and Felicity Barringer: "Coal Mining Debris Rule Is Approved" LINK

The Washington Post’s Spencer S. Hsu: "Unions Angered as Bush Further Limits Eligibility" LINK

The Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin: "Rule Would Ease Mining Debris Disposal" LINK

The Wall Street Journal’s Neil King Jr.: "Jones Urges Broad Afghanistan Approach" LINK

The Los Angeles Times’ Carol J. Williams: “Bush administration faces new challenges to spying powers” LINK

The Washington Times’ Jon Ward: “Rove: Bush hardly worst president” LINK

2008: MUMBAI MAYHEM:

ABC News’ Ammu Kannampilly: "Indian Terrorists Planted Five Bombs and Used Sophisticated Timers to Detonate Them" LINK

2008: POLITICS:

USA Today’s Joan Biskupic: "Court considers Title IX’s relation to civil rights law" LINK

USA Today’s Joan Biskupic: "Supreme Court ponders what’s ‘best’" LINK

The Washington Post’s Mary Pat Flaherty: "Outside Applicants Urged for Aid Office" LINK

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