The Note's Must-Reads

Republicans: McCain:

The Washington Post's Juliet Eilperin and Jonathan Weisman: "This Time, McCain Defused Conservative Attacks" LINK

The State's GINA SMITH: "Arizona senator's push pays off" LINK

Republicans: Giuliani:

Boston Globe's Brian C. Mooney: "Giuliani betting all on Florida contest" LINK

Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Florida do-or-die for Giuliani" LINK


Newsweek's Evan Thomas: "In The Shadow of Bush" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' David Leonhardt: "For Clinton, Government as Economic Prod" LINK

New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Records Show Clinton Was Close With Jewish Relative" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

ABC News: "EXCLUSIVE: Barack vs. Bill: Obama Hits Ex-Prez Over 'Troubling' Attacks" LINK

New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "On Eve of King Holiday, Race Dominates Campaign" LINK

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "Obama Echoes King's Call For Unity at Atlanta Church" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "Obama faces off against both Clintons" LINK

Boston Globe's Joseph Williams: "At King's church, Obama reaches out to black voters" LINK

Bloomberg's Julianna Goldman: "Obama Gets Backing of King's Inner Circle, With Some Exceptions" LINK

Democrats: Edwards:

New York Times' Julie Bosman: "After His Loss in Nevada, Edwards Keeps Marching" LINK


Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Democrats Turn Attention To South Carolina Contest" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar: "Democratic hopefuls agree on Medicare as a healthcare model" LINK

Boston Herald: "Chill Bill" LINK

Early States: Florida:

New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Republican Field Rides Full Force Into Florida Test" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "GOP Field Readies for True Test In Florida" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "Money, conveying message play big parts in Fla." LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama calls for unity to heal divisions" LINK

Miami Herald's Marc Caputo; "Republican presidential candidates now head to Florida: What do they need to win?" LINK

Early States: South Carolina:

The State's Wayne Washington: "Dems to stump at rally" LINK

Greenville News's Dan Hoover: "South Carolina to test Democrats next" LINK

Super Tuesday:

Los Angeles Times' Richard C. Paddock: "Shut out by GOP, independents may tilt Democratic" LINK

Time's Michael Duffy and Rani Molla: "A Split Decision on Super Tuesday?" LINK