The Morning Read: August 24, 2006

It is already 2008 for some White House hopefuls, writes Adam Nagourney.

But as of today — before Labor Day of the midterm elections — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, Mr. McCain, Mr. Warner and John Edwards, the former North Carolina senator and 2004 presidential candidate, have built what appear to be the closest to full-formed skeletons of national campaign organizations.

Speaking of 2008, Rudy Giuliani may get swiftboated.

In dealing with 2006, Hillary hosts Ned Lamont.

And State Senator Efrain Gonzalez of The Bronx is indicted. [hat tip: John DeSio]

Azi Paybarah The Morning Read: August 24, 2006