Required Reading: January 8, 2007

War's Toll on Iraqis Put at 22,950 in '06 (Washington Post)

Plan Sets Series of Goals for Iraq Leaders (NY Times)

Column: A Bush Tax Increase? (Washington Post)

Scientists See Potential In Amniotic Stem Cells (Washington Post)

Charlie Rangel: Chairman of the Money (New York Magazine)

In Hevesi's Seat, Rising Potential for Party Split (NY Times)

Cops Pay Big Price For 25G Salary (NY Daily News)

Budget Bust-ers (NY Post)

Gas-Like Odor Permeates Parts of New York City (NY Times/AP)

Bill Aims To Boost Electronics Recycling (AM New York)

In Obesity Fight, Many Fear a Note From School (NY Times)

Talk of the Town - Pest Dept.: Roach! (The New Yorker Magazine)