Thursday's must-reads

Published September 30, 2004 1:51PM (EDT)

Manchester Union Leader: Why Ike's son recently changed his party registration and intends to vote for Kerry.

New York Times: "He knew." John Edwards reams Dick Cheney for 1992 speech in which he warned against getting "bogged down" in trying to take over and govern Iraq.

Washington Post: In "unusual public relations effort" by Bush administration in Iraq, U.S. sending Iraqi Americans to deliver "good news" about Iraq to U.S. military bases, but is curtailing reports showing increasing violence.

Los Angeles Times: Poll has Bush ahead by five points among likely voters -- but one-fifth say debates could affect their decision.

Wall Street Journal: A guide for watching tonight's debate, by the issues. Bush and Kerry have very different world views, but when it comes to policy specifics, the two men aren't as far apart as the rhetoric may suggest.

Reuters: Surveillance powers granted to the FBI under the Patriot Act ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.

By Geraldine Sealey

Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at

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