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January 7, 2008



TODAY'S TOP STORIES

CNN: McCain 32, Romney 26, Huckabee 14, Giuliani 11
NY Times: Retracing Steps, McCain Is Feeling Rejuvenated
Newsday: Obama-Giuliani matchup reflects regional history
NYT/William Kristol: President Mike Huckabee?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: N.H. could be do-or-die for Romney's campaign
MSNBC: Fred as McCain surrogate?
WP/Trail: Paul Has "No Intention" of Making Third-Party Bid
Concord Monitor: GOP hopefuls square off on taxes and ads

NY Daily News: Mayor Bloomberg seriously considering White House run, says friend

NY Times: Voter ID Laws Are Set to Face a Crucial Test

NY: NY Daily News: N.Y. GOPers in panic over Rudy Giuliani's tanking campaign
CA: LA Times: Will California turn the tide on 'Tsunami Tuesday'?
VA: WaPo: Prospects Appear Bright for Tax Exemption for Va. Homeowners

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




Newsday: Obama-Giuliani matchup reflects regional history
WaPo/Kurtz: Bad Press? Giuliani Gets It Good
NY Sun: GOP Outsider Ron Paul Dogs Giuliani in N.H. Race
NY Post: Team Rudy's bomber blunder
NY Daily News: Rudy Giuliani sinking in Granite State
Southern Political Report: Rudys Best Hope: Florida



NY Times: Retracing Steps, McCain Is Feeling Rejuvenated
Union Leader: Independents size up McCain at Salem rally
AP/Johnson: McCain, Romney Battle in NH Stretch
Newsday: New Hampshire voters once again back McCain
NY Daily News: N.H. Independents torn between Barack Obama and John McCain
OpinionJournal/Rabinowitz: McCain's Promise
Townhall: McCain Promises Bin Laden's Head
American Spectator: Back From the Dead
Swamp: Big crowds and candor for McCain
The Hill: McCain embraces Reagan, backs away from Bush
American Thinker: Only McCain Can Beat Obama
WBZtv: McCain Holds Onto Lead Over Romney
USA Today: McCain up by 4 in USAT/Gallup Poll in N.H.
CNN: McCain 32, Romney 26, Huckabee 14, Giuliani 11



NYT/William Kristol: President Mike Huckabee?
WaPo: Huckabee Steps Back Into the Pulpit at Evangelical Church in N.H.
Politico: Religious voters flock to Huckabee
AP/DeMillo: Huckabee's History of Political Antics
American Spectator: Arm's Length Conservatism
American Spectator/Prowler: Campaign Boosts
American Spectator: Merry Huckabee
Las Vegas Review-Journal: The lessons of Huckabee
CBS News: Huckabee's New Face For New Hampshire



Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: N.H. could be do-or-die for Romney's campaign
Union Leader: Romney goes on the attack
Concord Monitor: Romney: Guys, I'm the attackee
LA Times: Romney comes out swinging
Boston Globe: Romney and foes tangle over taxes
NY Times: Romney Decides Second Beats Last
NY Sun: Romney Goes on Attack Against Huckabee
Detroit News: Romney sticks with his strategy after setback
WaPo: Romney Puts Focus On Immigration: He Hopes to Sting McCain on Hot-Button Issue
Newsday: Romney strikes back ahead of do-or-die vote
AP/Johnson: Romney Tries to Rebound on Record
OpinionJournal/Strassel: The New New Mitt
Politico: Romney dials down expectations hard
Swamp: Romney: 'Nothing wrong with changing your mind...'



MSNBC: Fred as McCain surrogate?
Life News: National Right to Life Sends Mailing for Fred Thompson to South Carolina
Rock Hill Herald: Family ties helped shape Thompson's political career



WP/Trail: Paul Has "No Intention" of Making Third-Party Bid
Nashua Telegraph: Barred from Fox News event, Paul draws a crowd at forum
Union Leader: Ron Paul rides the wave of his loyal following
Union Leader: Ron Paul supporters protest
Concord Monitor: Barred from debate, Paul makes do
Swamp: Ron Paul supporters, out in the cold

DEBATES

Concord Monitor: GOP hopefuls square off on taxes and ads
Boston Globe: Taxes, spending dominate GOP debate
The Hill: Few fireworks in last GOP debate before primary
Washington Times: GOP rivals take off the gloves
NY Times: As Primary Day Looms, Republican Rivals Go After One Another
WaPo: Stretching the Truth In Saturday's Debates
NY Times: In Debate Clashes, Accuracy Takes a Hit
NRO/Lowry: Romney & McCain in Fine Form

THIRD PARTY?

NY Times: Bloomberg and Others Begin Talks on a Nonpartisan Path
Reuters: Moderates to meet amid Bloomberg speculation
Politico: Bloomberg makes buzz at centrist confab
AP/Kugler: Another New Yorker in White House Race?
NY Sun: Cheesecakes in Hand, Mayor Arrives for Oklahoma Summit
NY Daily News: Mayor Bloomberg seriously considering White House run, says friend
LA Times: Bloomberg remains on the fence

NATIONAL

Wall Street Journal: Republicans Face Decisive Vote
NY Times: After New Hampshire, a Rapidly Changing Race
WaPo: GOP Doubts, Fears 'Post-Partisan' Obama
Washington Times/Steyn: Some New Hampshire nuances
Times UK: The Republicans in freefall? Dont believe it
American Thinker: Hey GOP: Cheer Up, Chin Up!
Robert Novak: Running Into a Head Wind
AP/Feller: Bush on 2008 Race: No Comment, Yet

NY Times: Voter ID Laws Are Set to Face a Crucial Test
LA Times: Supreme Court will hear voter ID case

WaPo: A weekly roundup of the buzz from the Sunday talk shows
NY Times OpEd: A Paper Trail for Voting Machines

NEW YORK

NY Daily News: N.Y. GOPers in panic over Rudy Giuliani's tanking campaign
NY Post: Probers fear the fix is in: Say boss biased
NY Times: Spitzer Wants to Endow States Public Colleges
NY Sun: Spitzer Is Set To Cap Taxes on Property
Newsday: Will Spitzer pan Broadwater gas plant for his image?
Newsday: Assemblyman's condition remains stable as he awaits surgery

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Amid budget gap, 'fantastic' ideas joust with fiscal reality
LA Times: Will California turn the tide on 'Tsunami Tuesday'?
AP/Blood: Mail-In Ballots Go Out in California

MARYLAND

WaPo: O'Malley May Set Modest Agenda

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Prospects Appear Bright for Tax Exemption for Va. Homeowners

NEW JERSEY

NY Times: In Trenton, Farewells Are Effusive, if Not All Fond

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January 6, 2008



TODAY'S TOP STORIES

American Thinker: Rasmussen: McCain 31% Romney 26% in NH
WaPo: As N.H. Voters See Less of Giuliani, He Drops in State Polls
Weekly Standard: Hayes: Republican Debate: McCain the best
WSJ: Mike Huckabee would make the party more like Europe's Christian Democrats
Boston Globe: Romney is buoyed by big victory in Wyoming
CBS News: S.C. Paper Asks Thompson to Drop Out
AOL: Follow Up: Ron Paul vs Fox News
NY Times: Transcript: The Republican Debate in New Hampshire
NY Post: There will be blood

NY Times: Scratch an Independent Bloomberg and Get a Democrat, Positions Show

AP/Evans: South, West may shake up Congress: States' growth could lead to new seats

NH: Politico: N.H. GOP backs out of Fox GOP forum
MD: Washington Times: Gilchrest rivals in 'campaign mode'
VA: WaPo: Virginia Tech Families Turn Grief Into Cry For Gun Laws
FL: Navy Times: Army O-5, relieved of duty, runs for Congress

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




WaPo: As N.H. Voters See Less of Giuliani, He Drops in State Polls
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: Giuliani Seeking Attention
NY Post: Stuck behind Huck: Giuliani falls in NH
Foster's: Editorial: Rudy Giuliani the best choice for the GOP
Cherry Hill Courier Post: Giuliani still holds N.J. lead
Sun-Sentinel: Biography of Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani



Weekly Standard: Hayes: Republican Debate: McCain the best
Time: GOP Debate: McCain A+
Wall Street Journal: McCain Leads Attack on Romney In New Hampshire Debate
Swamp: Deja vu in Peterborough for McCain campaign
NY Times: McCain Mixes It Up on a Town-Hall Tour
LA Times: McCain plays Iraq 'surge' support as an asset
Detroit Free Press: Editorial: Sen. McCain would make strongest GOP nominee
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: McCain, Romney at Risk in N.H.
Union Leader: ARG poll: McCain takes double-digit lead in NH
Concord Monitor: Monitor NH post-Iowa poll: McCain +6
American Thinker: Rasmussen: McCain 31% Romney 26% in NH
Politico: McCain takes N.H. lead
LA Times: Rash of new New Hampshire polls



NY Times: Huckabees Tax Plan Appeals, but Is It Fair?
NY Times: Iowa Victories Scramble the Money Game, Too
AP/Quaid: Huckabee Gaffes Tarnish Credibility
George Will: Iowa's Histrionic Hucksters
NY Times: In an Unlikely Part of the Country, a Tiny Huckabee Movement Is Born
NYT/Frank Rich: They Didnt Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
NYT/Michael Kinsley: Stirred, Not Shaken
WSJ: Mike Huckabee would make the party more like Europe's Christian Democrats
Newsweek/Fineman: The Huckabee Problem



Boston Globe: Romney is buoyed by big victory in Wyoming
NY Times: Romney Wins Most Wyoming Delegates
Washington Times: Romney wins GOP caucuses in Wyoming
AP/Gruver: Romney Wins Wyoming Caucuses
Reuters: Romney wins Wyoming Republican caucus

Union Leader: Romney, McCain clash on illegal immigration
Union Leader: Romney, Huckabee go on the attack at St. Anselm
NY Times: In a Spirited Republican Debate, Romney Finds Himself a Target
WaPo: Embattled Romney, Opponents Clash
AP/Sidoti: Romney Goes After Huckabee, McCain
Newsday: Fellow GOP hopefuls focus attacks on Romney
The Hill: In GOP debate, Romney takes fire from all sides
Politico: Rivals pile on Romney

AP: Adwatch: Romney Ad Hits Upbeat Note
YouTube: Video: "Growth And Prosperity"
Guardian UK: Romney under fire over attack ads

Swamp: Romney: No more 'my way or highway' diplomacy
CBS: Mitt Romney's Rebound Plan

NY Times: What Is It About Mormonism?



The State: Thompson's chance to make a difference: Bow out, endorse McCain
CBS News: S.C. Paper Asks Thompson to Drop Out
Life News: New Hampshire Pro-Life Group Backs Fred Thompson Before Primary Vote
Sun-Sentinel: Biography of Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson
Denver Post: Tennesseeans like their Fred
NRO: Where'd Those Thompson Rumors Come From?
Townhall/Zito: Goodbye Fred



AOL: Follow Up: Ron Paul vs Fox News
Union Leader: Paul: Debate exclusion upsets voters
Savannah Morning News: Ron Paul blimp takes campaign to 'next level'

NY Post: There will be blood

NEW HAMPSHIRE



Politico: N.H. GOP backs out of Fox GOP forum
NY Times: In This Race, Independents Are the Prize
Boston Globe: Clock ticking in N.H., candidates target undecided
Boston Globe: Field wide open for the undeclared
NY Times: Sharp Clashes in Hectic Days Before Primary
LA Times: Hopefuls acclimate pitches for N.H.

DEBATES

NY Times: Transcript: The Republican Debate in New Hampshire
Washington Times: In debate, Republicans trade barbs
LA Times: Tactics change in high-stakes N.H. debates
NY Daily News: Republican hopefuls slug it out in New Hampshire debate over immigration
NY Post: GOP Debaters call Obama not good enough
Boston Globe: Debates grow fierce as hopefuls spar over records, likability
WP/Trail: Duel Debates, Redux
Newsday: Candidates share stage between debates
NY Times: He Came, and He Saw, but Did He Moderate?
Time: The GOP's High School Debate: The cool kid vs. the valedictorian
CQ Politics: The Republican Debate: CQ Politics Mosts and Bests

THIRD PARTY?

LA Times: Centrist grumbles may rouse third party
Newsday: Bloomberg White House bid would need more than money
Newsday: Henican: We'll all be watching Bloomberg's party
NY Times: Scratch an Independent Bloomberg and Get a Democrat, Positions Show
Politico: Bloomberg indy bid would face many challenges

NATIONAL

AP/Evans: South, West may shake up Congress: States' growth could lead to new seats
Washington Times: High court to revisit capital punishment
NY Times: Can You Count on Voting Machines?
WaPo: Telecom Firm in China Sets Sights on U.S. Market
Pat Buchanan: Last Hurrah For Reagan Coalition?

NEW YORK

AP/Gormley: Boastful Gov's 1st-year cheer
Albany Times-Union: Spitzer urged to focus on economics
NY Post: Speculation on heir to NYC Mayor Bloomberg
Newsday: Editorial: Brookhaven GOP takes two steps back

MARYLAND

Washington Times: Gilchrest rivals in 'campaign mode'
WaPo: With Session Looming, Lawmakers Make Haste to Fill Coffers While They Can

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Virginia Tech Families Turn Grief Into Cry For Gun Laws

NEW JERSEY

NY Times: Crucial Year for Corzine

FLORIDA

Navy Times: Army O-5, relieved of duty, runs for Congress
LA Times: Floridians may get to sing a different tune

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January 5, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

David Frum: After Iowa, no Republican has a better chance to succeed than Rudy
WaPo: Huckabee Team Hopeful in N.H. but More Confident to the South
Rush Limbaugh: Huckabee Targets South Carolina
NY Times: McCain May Benefit From Huckabee’s Jolt to G.O.P.
Washington Times: Romney sets up clash with McCain in N.H.
Knoxville News Sentinel: Thompson looks to South Carolina race
Union Leader: Paul counting on independent voters

NY: AP/Gormley: Ethics board seeks Spitzer aide's diary in probe
AK: NY Times/Gov. Sarah Palin: Bearing Up
NJ: Gannett: N.J. lawmakers OK Electoral College move
LA:
The Hill: Baker mulls retirement, job with trade group

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




Newsday: Sixth in Iowa, Giuliani still draws N.H. crowds
NY Daily News: Rudy Giuliani faces uphill climb in N.H.
NRO: Rudy Time
David Frum: After Iowa, no Republican has a better chance to succeed than Rudy
Union Leader: Giuliani firm on strategy of focus on later primaries



NY Times: Huckabee Moves to New Hampshire, With Tweaks to His Message
YouTube: Video: Huckabee campaigns in NH fresh off Iowa win
WaPo: Huckabee Team Hopeful in N.H. but More Confident to the South
Rush Limbaugh: Huckabee Targets South Carolina
Rush Limbaugh: Populism Is Not Conservatism
LA Times: Campaigns turn attention to New Hampshire
LA Times: Huckabee's bass lines pound home a message
Detroit News: Huckabee pumps up efforts in Michigan
Detroit Free Press: Huckabee plays lead in New Hampshire
NY Daily News: Mike Huckabee happy to let Mitt Romney, John McCain rip each other
Newsday: Huckabee seen facing tougher road in New Hampshire
Politico: Huck hopes to carry momentum into N.H.
Union Leader: Youth find double draw at Huckabee rally
Concord Monitor: Huckabee rocks, knocks pundits
Washington Times: Huckabee hits at heart of GOP
WaPo: Editorial: Purple Promises
WaPo: Iowa Winners Woo Opponents' Donors
AP: Analysis: Will Huckabee Gaffes Hurt Him?
NY Sun: Triangulating Huckabee
Swamp: Huckabee shifts the stump
CNS News: Huckabee Described As 'Christian Socialist'
Boston Globe: What's foul about the FairTax
Forbes: Huckabee: The Neighbor Next Door?
MyWay: Huckabee to Appear on Letterman
AP: Huckabee Son in Car Wreck



NY Times: McCain May Benefit From Huckabees Jolt to G.O.P.
Union Leader: McCain, Huckabee on fire, but Romney may feel heat
Union Leader: McCain: Negative campaigns fail
Concord Monitor: McCain's answer to Chuck
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: McCain, Romney at Risk in N.H.
RCP/Rich Lowry: McCain: The Republican Heir?
Time: Alive! John McCain's Resurrection
Politico: McCain looks to N.H. to solidify comeback
LA Times: McCain hopes his past is ahead of him
Detroit News: McCain touts momentum to retake Mich.
Angus Reid: NH Primary 2008 (R): McCain 36.1%, Romney 31.7%



Washington Times: Romney sets up clash with McCain in N.H.
Union Leader: Romney touts business experience
NY Times: Romney Embraces Theme Used to Beat Him
Robert Novak: Romney's divided strategy
WaPo: Romney and McCain Wage a Make-or-Break Battle
WaPo: Playing Catch-Up May Be Harder This Time
NY Post: Wounded Mitt jabs McCain
Boston Globe: Romney steps up attacks
Reuters: Romney says ready for long fight for White House
Washington Times: Poll: Romney regains lead in N.H.
Phoenix Business Journal: Arpaio flies to N.H. to stump for Romney
Salt Lake Tribune: Romney looks to New Hampshire to reverse his primary fortunes
American Thinker: Romney, Thompson Seek Wyoming 'Big Mo'



Tennessean: Thompson needs stronger showing in South Carolina
Gannett: Thompson driven by instinct
Knoxville News Sentinel: Thompson looks to South Carolina race
TPM: Fred Thompson: I'm Skipping New Hampshire



Union Leader: Paul counting on independent voters
Concord Monitor: Not quite the Ron-and-John show
Seattle PI: Paul left out in the cold in NH

PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN - GENERAL

Rush Limbaugh: It's Back-to-Basics Time for American Conservatism
Newsday: Profiles of 2008 presidential candidates
Power Line: The real loser in Iowa
OC Register: Mark Steyn: It's the secular Left vs. the Christian Left

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WaPo: Act II: A Change In States, Stakes: Both Parties' Races Reshaped By Iowa Results
WaPo: In West Granite, the Bypassing Parade
Boston Globe: Lower-earning voters reshaping GOP base
AP/Kuhnhenn: Candidates Set Sights on New Hampshire
Concord Monitor: Gardner predicts 500,000 will vote in primary
Nashua Telegraph: N.H. residents flooded with calls, mailings from candidates

WaPo: District Officials Turn to N.H. House For Vote Bill Support

THIRD PARTY?

The Hill: Boren: Chances of Bloomberg bid less than 50 percent

NATIONAL

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
WaPo: Judge Won't Disqualify Stockman Prosecutor
Swamp: FOIA reformed. But how much?
Politico: Lott, Breaux go into business together

WYOMING

AP: Wyoming GOP disappointed in candidate turnout

NEW YORK

AP/Gormley: Ethics board seeks Spitzer aide's diary in probe
AP: State ethics board seeks diary of ex-Spitzer aide

MARYLAND

WaPo: Judge Delays Ruling On GOP Challenge: State Defends Special Session Laws

ALASKA

NY Times/Gov. Sarah Palin: Bearing Up

NEW JERSEY

Gannett: N.J. lawmakers OK Electoral College move

LOUISIANA

The Hill: Baker mulls retirement, job with trade group

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January 4, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Iowa Results: Huck 34% Romney 25% Thompson 13% McCain 13% Paul 10% Rudy 3%
WaPo: Editorial: The first votes in the 2008 presidential race favor proponents of change
Michael Barone: Voters willing to entertain candidates lacking in Washington experience
Peggy Noonan: Out With the Old, In With the New
Rush Limbaugh: Huckabee Is No Ronald Reagan; There Is No Reagan in the Race

AP/Madkour: Giuliani Praises Huckabee's Iowa Win
Union Leader: McCain says he must win New Hampshire
NY Times: At Huckabee Central, Cheers for Evangelical Base
WP/Trail: Disappointed Romney Supporters Note 'Reagan Lost Iowa'
Politico: Resignation greets Thompson's third place
AP: Paul to Take Campaign to New Hampshire

NH: WaPo: For Republicans, What a Difference Five Days Might Make

NYT/Caucus: Republicans Out-Raised Democrats for National Commitees
WaPo: Federal Boards Thin Out
LA Times: Federal judges exhibit no link between performance and pay

NY: NY Times: Panel’s Inquiry on Spitzer Aide May Go On
AL: AP/Rawls: Alabama senator planning party switch announcement
MN: Washington Times: US Airways, airport seek trial in imams' suit
MN: AP/Frommer: Veteran Prosecutor Named in Minnesota

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




AP/Madkour: Giuliani Praises Huckabee's Iowa Win
NY Daily News: Giuliani positive despite weak campaign
Newsday: Rudy? Hes in Florida
Newsday: Shunning Iowa, Giuliani stumps in Florida
NY Post: Rudy goes into Florida on cruise control
Newsday: Giuliani has no regrets on skipping Iowa
Des Moines Register: Giuliani staff answer questions, including 'Where's Rudy?'
NYT/Caucus: Giuliani Finds Comfort, If Not Warmth in Florida
Sarasota Herald Tribune: Giuliani skips Iowa to focus attention on Florida
CBS News: Giuliani Says Yes to Press, Campaign Volunteer Says No



Union Leader: McCain says he must win New Hampshire
Politico: McCain benefits from Romney loss
CQ Politics: McCain (Carefully) Raps Romney as Race Moves To N.H.
Detroit Free Press: McCain looks to hold his ground in New Hampshire
WaPo: GOP focus now shifts to McCain vs. Romney
Concord Monitor: Despite age, McCain tailors message for young
WP/Trail: N.H. Senate Leader Endorses McCain
Boston Globe: McCain scores on Romney's new turf
AP: McCain Plays Up Reformer Image in TV Ads
YouTube: Video: TV Ad: American Reformer
KIMT: Minnesota Governor Goes Caucusing
KELO: Thune's Political Clout In NW Iowa
McClatchy: Win in N.H. crucial for McCain
Townhall/Michael Reagan: Why Huckabee Stumbles and McCain Surges
Seacoast: Democrat Lieberman puts trust in McCain
Angus Reid: NH Primary 2008 (R): McCain 34.7%, Romney 32.0%



Des Moines Register: Huckabee declared Republican winner
WaPo: Huckabee Wins Iowa's Republican Caucuses
Newsday: Huckabee sweeps Iowa in big upset GOP victory
Reuters: Huckabee wins round one but bruising fight ahead
NY Times: At Huckabee Central, Cheers for Evangelical Base
Newsday: Huckabee win has impact in many ways
AP/Mokrzycki: Breaking Down How Huckabee Did It
EJ Dionne: A Whiff of Revolution From Iowa
WaPo: A Granite State Octogenarian Hopes to Set Off a Huckabee Avalanche
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: Evangelicals Choose One of Own
AP/Fram: A Look at Huckabee's Iowa Victory
NY Sun: Among Republicans, Huckabee Takes First Victory
NY Post: It's the GOP's Huck-Eye State: Poor preacher topples rich Romney
NY Daily News: Mike Huckabee beats Romney in Iowa
Washington Times: Huckabee, Obama win in Iowa
Washington Times: Minister's momentum topples Romney
Boston Globe: Upheavals leave Huckabee exultant, competitors scrambling
LA Times: Huckabee highlights pro-life hypocrisy
Politico: Huckabee heads into rockier N.H. landscape
The Hill: Huckabee wins Iowas GOP race

Rush Limbaugh: Huckabee Is No Ronald Reagan; There Is No Reagan in the Race
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Salivate Over Huckabee
Rush Limbaugh: Dems, Huck Ride Populist Train
Townhall: Mike Huckabee's Karl Rove?
Townhall: Huckabee Chairman Ed Rollins Trashes Romney
Time: Does Huckabee Have to Win Iowa?
Fox/Brit Hume: How Mike Huckabee Got Around the Writers' Picket Lines
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: GOP: Huckabee, Romney locked in tight battle
NRO: Beasley Pledges South Carolina Will Fix New Hampshire's Errors
Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Huckabees hopes rest with Florida conservatives?
WP/Trail: Huckabee Airs Anti-Romney Ad After All



WP/Trail: Disappointed Romney Supporters Note 'Reagan Lost Iowa'
Boston Globe: Edged aside, Romney points to road forward
The Hill: Romney to feel major repercussions in N.H.
Detroit News: Michigan looms bigger for Romney
AP/Johnson: Romney Falls to Huckabee in Iowa
Newsday: Local pols say Romney's loss hurts most
AP: Romney, fellow Mormons share financial support
David Brooks: Romney has made himself unelectable
Des Moines Register: Romney says he'd win Michigan, maybe not Mass.
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: Head Versus Heart for Iowa GOP
Detroit News: Mitt Romney: We need to stimulate economy



Politico: Resignation greets Thompson's third place
The Hill: Iowa largely a non-event for Thompson
Jackson Sun: If Thompson leaves race, Tenn. may be primary battleground, expert says
NRO/Hannity: Thompson: 'They're Trying to Suppress My Vote'
CNS News: Thompson Camp Denies Pullout from Campaign
CBS News: Thompson Continues Saying He Won't Drop Out
NRO/York: Team Fred Strongly Denies...
NRO/Lowry: That Thompson Story
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Guesses and rumors
Daily Iowan: Thompson makes final pitch to Iowans



Washington Times: Fox News challenged over Paul debate snub
AP: Paul to Take Campaign to New Hampshire
Newsday: Ron Paul pitch picking up power

IOWA ANALYSIS

WaPo: Editorial: The first votes in the 2008 presidential race favor proponents of change
WaPo: Change Drives Democrats, Religion Republicans
NY Times: Newcomers Jolt Parties Status Quo
WaPo: Echoes of Blame Against Mexico in U.S. Elections
NY Times: Editorial: Let It Start Now
NY Times/Brooks: The Two Earthquakes
Michael Barone: Voters willing to entertain candidates lacking in Washington experience
Peggy Noonan: Out With the Old, In With the New
Kimberley Strassel: The Reagan coalition is down, but not out
David Sanders: Mike Huckabee's New Deal
Politico: Iowa leaves GOP in total disarray
Washington Times: Editorial: Heading toward Super Tuesday
WT/Gary Bauer: Democrats and religion
Boston Globe: Political history a warning for early-season winners
LA Times: It's far from a first-round knockout for the GOP
American Thinker: The Big Winners
NRO/York: Inside Huckabees Victory
NRO/O'Sullivan: Is the Choice Huckabee or McCain?
NRO/Lowry: McCain Surge
Jonah Goldberg: Held Hostage in Iowa

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Boston Globe: In N.H., campaign shifts to overdrive
Miami Herald: Wide-open race now heads to N.H.
Washington Times: N.H. race centers on undecided, not Iowa
NY Times: Moving On to New Ground and Issues
WaPo: N.H. Is Already Flooded With Attack Ads
WaPo: For Republicans, What a Difference Five Days Might Make
AP: Details for the NH Primaries
Nashua Telegraph: Sununu, Paul to speak at libertarian convention in city

Union Leader: Legal battle slows probe of push poll

THIRD PARTY?

Newsday: Bloomberg watching, waiting after caucus results
NY Sun: Win Is Possible for Third Party, Schoen Says
NY Sun: Editorial: The Logic of Bloomberg

NATIONAL

NYT/Caucus: Republicans Out-Raised Democrats for National Commitees
CQ Politics: DHS Considering Law Enforcement Rapid Response Component
WaPo: Federal Boards Thin Out
LA Times: Federal judges exhibit no link between performance and pay
WaPo: Senators, Trustees Question Spending By Former Smithsonian Director

NEW YORK


NY Times: Panels Inquiry on Spitzer Aide May Go On
NY Post: Court drops Dopp 'stop'
NY Daily News: Judge: turn over Troopergate diary
NY Sun: Spitzer Schools Centerpiece Is Found To Be Flawed
Newsday: Assemb. Sheldon Silver opposes VLTs for Belmont
AP: Special prosecutor appointed in town election probe

ALABAMA

AP/Rawls: Alabama senator planning party switch announcement

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: NJ lawmakers back giving electoral votes to popular vote winner
AP/Hester: New Jersey lawmakers advance slavery apology

MINNESOTA

Washington Times: US Airways, airport seek trial in imams' suit
AP/Frommer: Veteran Prosecutor Named in Minnesota

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Hefling: Pa. Rep Peterson Announces Retirement

WISCONSIN

AP/Bauer: Former Wis. Governor Dreyfus Dead at 81

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Delegate Moran to Form PAC to Explore Run for Governor

COLORADO

NY Times: With Few Options, Colorado Considers All-Mail Vote

OHIO

NY Times: Ohio to Offer Paper Ballots in March

FLORIDA

AP/Kaczor: Court Refuses to Delay Fla. Primary

INDIANA

AP: Governor seeks to delay special election
Muncie Star Press: Hoosier presidential primary an also-ran

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Obs: Editorial: Governor Pat? Charlotte mayor would face some big obstacles

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January 3, 2008


TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Politico: Fred Thompson may drop out and endorse McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Governor Huckabee E-mails Rush; Drive-Bys Miss Point of the Story
NY Times: Giuliani Keeps Campaign Focus on Terrorism
Arizona Republic: McCain takes lead in national poll
Boston Globe: At hurdle in Iowa, Romney hears New Hampshire call
RCP/Stossel: Ron Paul on Immigration

Ann Coulter: Kwanzaa: Holiday from the FBI
American Thinker: Rasmussen: Republican identity jumps to two year high
NY Times: Congressional Crackdown on Lobbying Is Already Showing Cracks

OpinionJournal: President Bloomberg: It's his money, but ...

MS: AP/Byrd: Lott Successor Dispute Heads to Court
TX:
Houston Chronicle: Rosenthal withdraws from DA race
CA: Scripps: California Republicans shun independents
KS: AP/Milburn: 2 new complaints filed against Morrison related to sex scandal
NY: AP/Gormley: Ethics investigator gets pay boost during Spitzer probe


'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN



NY Times: Giuliani Keeps Campaign Focus on Terrorism
YouTube: Video: Rudy Giuliani TV Ad "Ready"
YouTube: Video: We Need A Surge In Afghanistan
Concord Monitor: Double troops in Afghanistan, Giuliani says
Sarasota Herald Tribune: Is Florida the rebound state for Rudy?
NY Daily News: Rudy Giuliani not taking New Hampshire primary for Granite
Swamp: In New Hampshire, Giuliani stays on message
WMUR: Giuliani Visits Granite State As He Slips In Polls
Guardian UK: Ad Cast Giuliani As Nation's Protector
Boston Globe: Giuliani returns to 9/11 in new ad
NRO/Brookheiser: The Race So Far: McRomson and Rudy
NY Sun: Could America's Mayor Return to City Hall?
American Spectator: Rudy in Trouble
Detroit News: Giuliani touts his leadership skills
AP/Wang: 'Vice president has to be a partner'



Arizona Republic: McCain takes lead in national poll
Boston Globe: Addressing age issue, McCain says he may seek only one term
CNN: New Hampshire poll numbers have McCain smiling
NY Sun: Buoyed by New Polls, Arizona Senator Is Upbeat in Iowa
The Hill: McCain makes final appeal to Iowa voters
WP/Trail: Defining Expectations in N.H. with McCain
NY Times: Stressing Experience
Phoenix Business Journal: National poll gives McCain the edge among Republicans
NYT/Caucus: The McCain-Lieberman Duet
YouTube: Video: TV Web Ad: Foreign Policy Alert
RCP/Victor Davis Hanson: John McCain: The Old Warhorse
Commentary/Podhoretz: McCain and Giuliani: There Can Be Only One
NY Times: Bickering and Negative Ads in Countdown to Caucuses
American Spectator: Angry Old Man
Reuters: Lieberman says no ambition to be VP with McCain
Detroit News: Editorial: The Detroit News endorses McCain
Detroit News: John McCain: 'I can't abandon my principles'
Detroit News: McCain to launch Mich. ad campaign
Nashua Telegraph: N.H. tour buoys McCain
Southern Political Report: McCain and Gov. Crist in Florida



Rush Limbaugh: Governor Huckabee E-mails Rush; Drive-Bys Miss Point of the Story
Rush Limbaugh: Why the Media Helped Huckabee
Rush Limbaugh: Huckabee's Clintonesque Ad Move
AP/Quaid: Huckabee Appears on Leno's Show
LA Times: Huckabee unwittingly crosses picket line for Leno
Boston Globe: Once again, Huckabee puts on a happy face
LA Times: Huckabee knows the word, the song and the message
AP/Syeed: Huckabee Supporters Get Warning Letters
NY Times: A Laugh About the Lord
NewsMax: Huckabee Rejects Rollins Advice
YouTube: Video: Ed Rollins Explains Mike Huckabee's Cancelled Negative Ad
AP/Raum: Huckabee Aide Rollins Has Checkered Past
National Journal: Huck: "Who Says Republicans Can't Have Fun?"
NYT/Opinionator: Whither Huckabee?
Conservative Voice: Moralists Take to Huckabee
MSNBC/FT: Huckabee bids to tap into middle-class insecurities
NY Sun: Secret Huckabee Turns Out To Be Clintonesque
Wall Street Journal: Populist Message Gets Louder As Iowa Caucuses Kick Off Race
American Thinker: Mike Huckabee and Christian Duty
Dallas Morning News: Carl Leubsdorf: Can Huckabee build on his Iowa showing?
St. Petersburg Times: Arkansas loves, hates Huckabee



Boston Globe: At hurdle in Iowa, Romney hears New Hampshire call
Dallas Morning News: Mormons could play role in a Romney win
AP: Romney Takes Swipe at Clinton WH Years
NYT/Caucus: Looking To Next Fight, Romney Hits McCain
The Hill: Romney is giving Bush some love
NY Times: Ending a Long Journey
CBS News: The Evolving Prophecies Of Mitt Romney
YouTube: Video: Mitt Romney on Hannity & Colmes In Iowa - 1/2/08
Angus Reid: NH Primary 2008 (R): Romney 32.0%, McCain 30.7%
American Spectator: Evangelicals Against Mitt
Swamp: Romney in Iowa: Love at first sight
LA Times: Romney's family values platform on full display
Wall Street Journal: Ann Romney Steps to Fore To Soften Spouse's Image
Concord Monitor: Romney ventures into news business
Spectator UK: Romney's last rally feels flat



Politico: Fred Thompson may drop out and endorse McCain
Wall Street Journal: Thompson Campaign Fades in Iowa
PR Web: Thompson Revs Up Campaign Ahead of Iowa Caucuses
YouTube: Video: Fred Thompson on the Iowa caucus
NY Times: Candidates Play to Audiences on the Road in Iowa



Detroit News: Paul eyes the cranky Mich. vote
RCP/Stossel: Ron Paul on Immigration
Reason: Paul and the Debates
Third Party Watch: Ronulans Causing Drop in Fox News Stock Price???

Human Events: Hunter and Paul Excluded From Debate
San Diego Union-Tribune: Hunter keeps on, despite lacking funds, attention

IOWA CAUCUSES

LA Times: Today's Iowa caucuses
Human Events: The Hawkeye Cauci Primer
CQ Politics: 12 Questions About The Jan. 3 Iowa Caucuses
Human Events/Newt Gingrich: How You Can Help America in Iowa if You Act Today
Washington Times: Editorial: Down to the wire in Iowa
Newsday: Iowa may not weed out Republican field
AP/Glover: Iowa Keys to Look for Thursday Night
AP/Espo: Candidates Struggle to Iowa Finish Line

THIRD PARTY?

OpinionJournal: President Bloomberg: It's his money, but ...
NY Times: Political Field Is Panned by Bloomberg
NY Sun: Mayor Softens His Denial About Running
American Thinker: Bloomberg: Perot With Smaller Ears
NY Daily News: I mean it, I'm not Bloomin' running
NY Daily News: Christie Whitman withholding support for Michael Bloomberg Presidential bid
AP/Kugler: Bloomberg, still not running, has harsh words for those who are

NATIONAL

Ann Coulter: Kwanzaa: Holiday from the FBI

American Thinker: Rasmussen: Republican identity jumps to two year high

NY Times: Congressional Crackdown on Lobbying Is Already Showing Cracks

The Hill: Brown, Wilson to seek Wickers seat on Approps panel
CQ Politics: Jockeying Begins for Wickers Seat on House Appropriations Committee

NY Times: Justice Dept. Sets Criminal Inquiry Into C.I.A. Tapes
NY Sun: Editorial: Mukasey's Contrast
AP/Apuzzo: Criminal Probe Opened Over CIA Tapes

NEW YORK

AP/Gormley: Ethics investigator gets pay boost during Spitzer probe
NY Post: It's capital chill as Spitzer spurns Albany
Newsday: State GOP aims to boost STAR property-tax rebates
NY Sun: Editorial: Spitzer's Pledge
Albany Times-Union: Failed run nets $80,000 new job

MISSISSIPPI

Jackson Clarion Ledger: AG takes rift with Barbour over election date to court
Biloxi Sun Herald: Hood challenges Senate election
AP/Byrd: Lott Successor Dispute Heads to Court

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: Corzine says all are welcome as GOP decries RSVP for toll meetings
AP/Hester: Corzine lobbies for new school aid plan as GOP pushes changes

CALIFORNIA

Scripps: California Republicans shun independents
NY Times: California Sues E.P.A. Over Denial of Waiver
LA Times: California's Lantos says cancer will prevent another House run
AP/Flaherty: Lantos Announces Retirement
CQ Politics: California Dems Expected to Vie for Lantos Seat

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: Rosenthal withdraws from DA race
Houston Chronicle: GOP here tries to avoid Dallas' fate
NY Times: Under Pressure, Prosecutor in Texas Wont Run Again
Fox/Houston: Rosenthal Pulls Name From March Primary Candidates

Dallas Morning News: Accelerated primary season leaves Texas out in the cold

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Hefling: FEC audit finds excessive contributions to Specter

KANSAS

AP/Milburn: 2 new complaints filed against Morrison related to sex scandal

ILLINOIS

Bloomington Pantagraph: Illinois racing to get ready for Feb. 5 primary

WYOMING

AP/Gruver: Will Anyone Notice Wyoming Caucuses?

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January 2, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Des Moines Register: Grassley: Giuliani shouldn't have cut back campaigning in Iowa
NY Daily News: Mike Huckabee gaining ground; Mitt Romney slipping in Iowa and N.H.
NY Times: Huckabee and Consultant Form an Uneasy Alliance
Union Leader: New survey finds McCain building NH lead
ABC News: Romney Says He Doesn't 'Have to Win' in Iowa
Human Events: Thompson's Retail Politics
Newsday: Paul pitch picking up power
Des Moines Register: Yepsen: Brows wrinkle, yet expect to see a record turnout in Iowa
Washington Times: Editorial: The candidates and illegal immigration
FindLaw: How the Lawyers Running for President Are Portraying their Legal Experience

NY Daily News: Win or lose, Bloomberg would make a big impact on '08 race if he runs
NY Sun: Polls: Mayor's Chances Better If Obama, Huckabee Chosen

NRO/Miller: 23 Other Campaigns: Senate 2008

NY: NY Sun: Silver, Spitzer May Be Headed for Budget Clash
NJ: AP/Hester: N.J. may become first northern state to apologize for slavery
MI: Detroit News: GOP primary race takes to state airwaves
TX: ABC13: New developments in DA e-mail scandal
MS: Daily Journal: Barbour takes time appointing U.S. senator
FL: Sarasota Herald Tribune: An Iowa campaign, even after Florida shuffle
CA: Ventura CS: When California counts: State voters might sort out presidential politics
LA: Shreveport Times: Louisiana kicks off presidential political season

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




Des Moines Register: Grassley: Giuliani shouldn't have cut back campaigning in Iowa
NY Sun: Giuliani Will Back a 'Surge' in Afghanistan
Boston Herald: Rudys mob obsession?
Boston Globe: Amid family displays, Giuliani goes solo



NY Daily News: Mike Huckabee gaining ground; Mitt Romney slipping in Iowa and N.H.
NY Times: Huckabee and Consultant Form an Uneasy Alliance
WaPo: As Huckabee Pulls Ad, Rollins, For Once, Must Pull a Punch
NY Sun: In Iowa, Huckabee Backer Chuck Norris Strikes Out at Romney
Politico: 'Texas Ranger' Norris goes negative
Boston Globe: Huckabee slams Romney's repeated denial of Iraq veteran
Dallas Morning News: Huckabee rising to the top, in a manner of speaking
Daily Advertiser: Huckabee stays in front
NRO/York: Has Huck Lost It? An unconventional finale to an unconventional campaign
Denver Post: Democrats praying for a Huckabee victory
AP/Quaid: Huckabee Opts for Leno on Caucus Eve
Politico: Huckabee shifts focus from faith to record
The Hill: Huckabee packs them in and puts on a show
Swamp: Huckabee strums and stumps
CNN: New Huckabee ad appeals to Christian conservatives
NYT/Mike Huckabee: In His Own Words
AP/Quaid: Huckabee Insists No Trick With Ad
Reuters: Huckabee defends his handling of anti-Romney ad



Union Leader: New survey finds McCain building NH lead
Washington Times: McCain takes lead in new N.H. poll
Swamp: McCain on top in N.H., says local poll
NY Times: A McCain Commercial Turns Romneys Words Against Him
NY Post: McCain unleashes graphic terror ad vs. Romney
Swamp: McCain slams Mitt's foreign policy cred
AP/Elliott: McCain Highlights Leadership
Laconia Citizen: Supporters greet McCain in Laconia



ABC News: Romney Says He Doesn't 'Have to Win' in Iowa
Washington Times: Romney dismisses his 'one-hit wonder' rivals
Boston Globe: More of Romney's fortune is plowed into campaign
Salt Lake Tribune: Romney says Mormonism non issue to most voters
Fox: Many Americans Still Uncomfortable Voting for a Mormon
Reuters: Republican Romney says Bush mismanaged Iraq war
Boston Herald: Mitt finds $20M cant buy voters love
The Hill: Romney goes retail at light speed
Boston Globe: Romney ad says he's the one capable of unleashing America's potential
Clinton Herald: Mitt Romney visits Clinton
CQ Politics: CQ Politics Presidential Candidate Profiles: Mitt Romney
Union Leader: Editorial: With gloves off, Romney distorts



Human Events: Thompson's Retail Politics
Human Events/David Limbaugh: Time to Step Up, Fred
Politico: Thompson becomes more aggressive in Iowa
ABC News: Low-Key Thompson Stumbles Toward Finish Line
NRO: An Account of Thompson's 'Desire' Question, From The Man Who Asked
Swamp: Fred Thompson's no sloth, it just looks that way
Chicago Sun-Times: 'Law's' new order



Newsday: Paul pitch picking up power
Politico: Ron Paul pressures Fox News
WaPo: To Be Young And in Love With Ron Paul
AP/Gouras: Montana caucus tempts Ron Paul supporters

Des Moines Register: Weather could weaken turnout at caucuses
Des Moines Register: Yepsen: Brows wrinkle, yet expect to see a record turnout
Washington Times: Iowans insist caucus role is deserved
AP/Sidoti: Candidates Urge Voter Turnout in Iowa
WaPo: Last Round of Iowa Ads Maintains Positive Tone
AP/Fournier: Analysis: Numbers Tell Tale in Iowa
NY Times: Got a Night Job? Then No Caucus for You
LA Times: Not caucusing? Most of Iowa won't either
WP/Milbank: Iowa's Show Goes On, Mostly Without Iowans
AP/Espo: More than geography separates Iowa, NH
AP/Ramer: Sway of Iowa, New Hampshire Rankles Rest of Nation

Washington Times: Editorial: The candidates and illegal immigration
WaPo: For Republicans, Contest's Hallmark Is Immigration
Indianapolis Star: Experience factor counts in foreign policy
Washington Times: Editorial: Gays and the military
American Thinker: Election Fallout of the Surge Plan
WaPo: Promises Tracked
WSJ/Lawrence Lindsey: What We Want in a President
WSJ: An Epochal Battle: Iowa kicks off the most wide-open race since '80
WSJ: Republicans' Identity Crisis: Key Platforms Are Controlled By Disparate Candidates
LA Times: GOP base scatters to rival camps
WP/Meyerson: Parties Trading Places
Politico: GOP funk: Money, enthusiasm lagging
Telegraph UK: If only we could vote for the next US president
LA Times: Eager to vote but stuck in citizenship process
FindLaw: How the Lawyers Running for President Are Portraying their Legal Experience

THIRD PARTY?

NY Daily News: Win or lose, Bloomberg would make a big impact on '08 race if he runs
ABC News: Bloomberg Denies Presidential Run...to Ryan Seacrest?
NY Sun: Candidate Bloomberg's Task: Explaining Denials
NY Sun: Editorial: Bloomberg's Denial
NY Sun: Polls: Mayor's Chances Better If Obama, Huckabee Chosen

NATIONAL

NRO/Miller: 23 Other Campaigns: Senate 2008
Washington Times: Rove's successor keeps low profile
AP/Yost: Supreme Court chief pushes for raise for US judges
LA Times: Conservative courts likely to be Bush legacy
NRO/Pitney: A Vast Right-Wing of Gratitude
NY Times: Tech Sales to China Questioned
OpinionJournal: Bye Bye, Light Bulb

NEW YORK

NY Sun: Silver, Spitzer May Be Headed for Budget Clash
Newsday: Long Beach power shift has Republicans in control
Albany Times-Union: Unfamiliar gathering for Colonie Democrats

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: N.J. may become first northern state to apologize for slavery
AP/Hester: New Jersey enters 2008 facing major budget woes

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Editorial: Virginia Republicans, suddenly agitated by a budgetary patch
WaPo: Uranium Lode in Va. Is Feared, Coveted

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: GOP primary race takes to state airwaves

TEXAS

ABC13: New developments in DA e-mail scandal
Houston Chronicle: Harris County GOP interviews DA contenders

MISSISSIPPI

Daily Journal: Barbour takes time appointing U.S. senator

FLORIDA

Sarasota Herald Tribune: An Iowa campaign, even after Florida shuffle

OREGON

AP: Oregon Democrats hold financial edge over Republicans

CALIFORNIA

Ventura CS: When California counts: State voters might sort out presidential politics

LOUISIANA

Shreveport Times: Louisiana kicks off presidential political season

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January 1, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

NRO/Freddoso: Giuliani vs. Huckabee: Republican Blood Feud, Worst-case primary scenario
Des Moines Register: Iowa GOP poll: Huckabee maintains lead over Romney
Townhall: McCain Would Vote Against the Bush Tax Cuts All Over Again
NY Times: A Once-Easy Campaign Becomes a Test for Romney
The Hill: Rep. King questions Huckabee move; Thompson said he had ‘a nice laugh’
Wall Street Journal: Paul Supporters Target Fox News
WaPo: Iowa and New Hampshire: An Odd Couple With Big Influence

NY Times: Bloomberg in ’08? If So, Paper Chase Starts Soon
Norman Transcript: Analysts speculate on Bloomberg-Boren presidential bid
Omaha World-Herald: Seminar renews talk of Bloomberg-Hagel ticket

Human Events/Oliver North: My 'Persons of the Year'

MS: WaPo: Mississippi Congressman Appointed to Fill Lott's Senate Seat
MS: Jackson Clarion Ledger: Republicans rally around Wicker amid selection
TX: Houston Chronicle: Harris County GOP asks Rosenthal to step aside; DA refuses
FL: AP/Farrington: Crist remains popular after a tough first year in office
KS: Wichita Eagle: Tuition-law foes plan to take case to high court
NY: NY Post: GOP rips probe-boss vacation and pay raise
NJ: The Record: 18-year-old to lead Bergen Republicans

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN




NRO/Freddoso: Giuliani vs. Huckabee: Republican Blood Feud, Worst-case primary scenario
RCP/Rudy Campaign: Rudy's National Campaign is Looking Good
NYT/Caucus: Giuliani: Looking Good?
LA Times: Giuliani takes a break
Springfield J-R: Giuliani to speak at Illinois GOP luncheon



Des Moines Register: Iowa GOP poll: Huckabee maintains lead over Romney
Des Moines R: Yepsen: In newest poll, soft preferences and newcomers make a fluid mix
Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: More key findings
AP/Espo: Iowa Poll Says Huckabee Leading Rivals
Politico: Huckabee leads in new Iowa poll
Detroit Free Press: Huckabee holds lead in Iowa
Contra Costa Times: Iowa dream in place for Huckabee (Carter won the 1975 caucuses)
Houston Chronicle: A Huckabee win in Iowa may not be a trend-setter

WaPo: Huckabee Unveils Ad Only to Disavow It
NY Times: Huckabee Shows Negative Spot After Pulling It From Television
Washington Times: For Huckabee, yanking attack ad a 'gamble'
NY Daily News: Mike Huckabee pulls ad, shows to press
AP/Sidoti: Huckabee Says Won't Air Anti-Romney Ad
The Hill: Huckabee pulls negative ad, vows to go positive
Boston Globe: Candidate pulls anti-Romney TV ad in Iowa
NY Times: Saying He Pulled Negative Ad, Huckabee Shows It

LA Times: Huckabee foes open their wallets for attack ads
Fox: Huckabee Rise Exposes Conservative Rift
Boston Globe: Huckabee criticized on foreign policy statements
Boston Globe: In spotlight, 'fair taxers' push cause: Huckabee support boosts movement
AP/Fournier: Analysis: Huckabee May Have Gone Too Far
NRO/Lowry: Huckabee, Romney sell change
AP: Huckabee will appear on Jay Leno's first show back Wednesday



Townhall: McCain Would Vote Against the Bush Tax Cuts All Over Again
WP/Trail: McCain Persuaded to Play Up His POW Film
Concord Monitor: McCain parties like it's 1999: He works five events into New Year's Eve
Arizona Republic: McCain likes maverick moniker
Arizona Daily Star: McCain comes charging out of his slump



NY Times: A Once-Easy Campaign Becomes a Test for Romney
NYT/David Brooks: Mitt Romney: Road to Nowhere
Salt Lake Tribune: Romney: Huckabee's ad actions 'confusing'
Politico: Romney's Iowa close
AP: Adwatch: Romney Focuses on Biography
YouTube: Video: "Everywhere"
The Hill: In person, Romney stresses rsum, family
Townhall/Wilson: Why Romney Is Right for Iowa, America
Union Leader: Editorial: Mitt's flips: Why they matter
Deseret Morning News: Romney still trailing Huckabee in Iowa
Times UK: Rivals unite in disdain as Mitt Romney is forced to battle on two fronts



The Hill: Rep. King questions Huckabee move; Thompson said he had a nice laugh
Fox/Kansas City: Fred Thompson Addresses the People of Iowa
Politico: Thompson: the nonpolitical pol?
American Chronicle: Fred Thompson - The only choice



Wall Street Journal: Paul Supporters Target Fox News
Swamp: NH GOP to FOX: Don't chill the debate
Concord Monitor: Some candidates won't make the cut: Next debates have stricter criteria
Union Leader: Debates: Who's in, who's out, who's mad
Nashua Telegraph: Much debate over Fox News GOP limit
NYT/Caucus: Winnowing the Debate Field

Human Events/Jed Babbin: Happy Election Year?
AP/Babington: Stakes, Uncertainty High As Voting Nears
St. Petersburg Times: Politics in Iowa are a party
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Start of 2008 is no holiday for campaigns in Iowa
AP: Facts About the Iowa Caucuses
Slate: Where the Iowa caucuses went wrong
WaPo: Iowa and New Hampshire: An Odd Couple With Big Influence
Swamp: Quiet on the New Hampshire front
Boston Globe/Greenway: The candidate next door

Weekly Standard/Barnett: State of the Race
NY Times: After Ruling, Groups Spend Heavily to Sway Races
NY Times: Editorial: The One Environmental Issue: Global Warming
Washington Times: Challenge for conservatives
Atlantic/Douthat: The Coming Conservative Civil War
Washington Times: Editorial: Immigration insights

THIRD PARTY?

NY Times: Bloomberg in 08? If So, Paper Chase Starts Soon
Norman Transcript: Analysts speculate on Bloomberg-Boren presidential bid
Omaha World-Herald: Seminar renews talk of Bloomberg-Hagel ticket
AP/Talley: Bloomberg, Centrists To Discuss Third Party Bid
NY Post: Huck wishes luck to Mike
NY Daily News: Bloomberg out of the '08 ring - for now
Fox: Bloomberg Doesnt Reveal White House Plans Yet
AP/Kugler: Bloomberg's nonpartisan summit timed to slow major party momentum
Newsday: Bloomberg run may tip presidential race
Newsday: Could Bloomberg balance candidacy as mayor?
Guardian UK: Possible Bloomberg bid ruffles both sides
Reason: Bring on Bloomberg!
Guardian UK: Bloomberg's mistake
US News: More Talk About Bloomberg for President
Independent UK: Bloomberg tempted by open race for the US presidency

NATIONAL

Human Events/Oliver North: My 'Persons of the Year'
AP: Bush 2008 agenda expected to finish old projects
AP/Feller: Clock Running Down on Bush Presidency
Human Events/Brent Bozell: 2007's Winners and Losers
Human Events/Gary Bauer: Five New Years Resolutions for Conservatives
Human Events: 2007: Ins and Outs

NEW YORK

NY Post: GOP rips probe-boss vacation and pay raise
Buffalo News: Collins ready for business
Rochester D&C: Brooks focuses on solution
Journal News: Ball rules out running against Hall for Congress
Journal News: Spano to seek support on Web for State Senate run
Journal News: Busy year for politics in Rockland

MISSISSIPPI



Jackson Clarion Ledger: Republicans rally around Wicker amid selection
Biloxi Sun Herald: Was Wicker the first choice? We may never know
Jackson Clarion Ledger: Wicker known for conservative stance
WaPo: Mississippi Congressman Appointed to Fill Lott's Senate Seat
NY Times: Congressman Named to Fill Lotts Senate Seat
Washington Times: Wicker named to fill Lott seat 'til '08 election
Biloxi Sun Herald: Wicker tapped to replace Lott
Jackson Clarion Ledger: Barbour names Wicker to Senate seat
Life News: Mississippi Governor Names Pro-Life Congressman Roger Wicker to Senate
CQ Politics: Wicker to Replace Lott in Senate
WP/Cillizza: Rep. Wicker Is Barbour's Choice
NY Times: Successor to Lott Is Chosen
AP/Elliott: Miss. Congressman Replacing Sen. Lott
Commercial Appeal: Barbour names Wicker to Senate seat vacated by Lott
Bloomberg: Wicker Named to Replace Mississippi's Lott in Senate
KATC3: Comments on Barbour's appointment of Wicker to Senate
Wikipedia: Roger Wicker Bio

Daily Journal: If Wicker takes Lott seat, who takes his?
Biloxi Sun Herald: Deadline for 1st District seat looms

Daily Journal: In latest poll, Musgrove tops Wicker for Lott seat
Daily Journal: Poll gives Wicker lead over Musgrove

NEW JERSEY

AP/Delli Santi: Candidates stumping in states other than Jersey
Newsday: Fast facts about New Jersey's presidential primary
The Record: 18-year-old to lead Bergen Republicans
North Jersey: Handicapping the year ahead for N.J. leaders

TEXAS

Dallas Morning News: Harris DA refuses to leave campaign
Fox/Houston: Area Pastors Urge Rosenthal to Resign
Houston Chronicle: Rosenthal shrugs off opposition from GOP
Houston Chronicle: Harris County GOP asks Rosenthal to step aside; DA refuses
Bullard Banner News: Hopson to run for house seat
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Davis' eligibility to run for state Senate questioned

ALABAMA

AP: Lawmaker controls football tickets through marketing deal

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Concord Monitor: Same-sex couples say 'I Do' outside State House just after midnight
Union Leader: Civil unions ring in the New Year

NY Times: A Tale of Political Dirty Tricks Makes the Case for Election Reform

CONNECTICUT

Stamford Advocate: Governor relishes her popularity
NY Times: Connecticut Is Criticized on Spending on Smoking

FLORIDA

Florida Times-Union: Crist picks a doozy of a first year to govern
AP/Farrington: Crist remains popular after a tough first year in office
Gainesville Sun: Voters register in waves for primary
Sun-Sentinel: Last day for voter registration draws a flurry

KANSAS

Wichita Eagle: Tuition-law foes plan to take case to high court

MONTANA

Missoulian: Voters slightly favor Republicans over Democrats for state House

ARIZONA

Arizona Daily Star: GOP tries to recapture House seats, but Dems are out to pick up more

NORTH DAKOTA

Grand Forks Herald: How state races are shaping up

MARYLAND

Washington Times: Higher taxes usher in new year

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March 1-7, 2007


February 22-28, 2007

February 15-21, 2007

February 7-14, 2007

February 1-7, 2007


January 22-31, 2007

January 15-21, 2007
January 8-14, 2007
January 1-7, 2007


December 22-31, 2006

December 15-21, 2006
December 8-14, 2006
December 1-7, 2006

November 2006