Friday's must-reads

By Geraldine Sealey

Published September 24, 2004 1:53PM (EDT)

New York Times: Bush and Allawi vow Iraqi elections to go on as planned; Rumsfeld warns that elections may not happen everywhere in Iraq due to violence. "Nothing's perfect in life," he said.

Washington Post: Republican charges that al-Qaida is rooting for Democrats and Kerry is giving aid and comfort to the enemy "tests the conventional bounds of political rhetoric."

Boston Globe: If Kerry wins the election, this week will be seen as the turning point in his candidacy.

New York Times: Halliburton may sell KBR, signaling that Iraq contracts weren't the boon the company expected.

AP: CBO study estimates Bush budget would add $1.3 trillion to federal deficits over next decade.

Geraldine Sealey

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