The Note's Must-Reads

Republicans: McCain:

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "Romney Out, McCain Looks Ahead" LINK

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "McCain Reaches Out to Conservatives" LINK

New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller and David D. Kirkpatrick: "McCain Emerges as G.O.P. Choice" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes and Alex Frangos: "McCain's Breaks With GOP Leave Scars" LINK

Time's Mark Halperin: "Things McCain Can Do Now That Obama And Clinton Can't" LINK

Houston Chronicle's James Pinkerton: "Border-control activists bemoan McCain's rise" LINK

The Providence Journal's Jim Kuhnhenn: "McCain not yet energizing conservatives" LINK

New York Daily News' Richard Sisk: "John McCain relied on war message to bring him back to front of GOP" LINK

Republicans: Romney:

ABC News' Rick Klein: "Romney's Graceful Exit Opens Door to Future Run" LINK

New York Times' Michael Luo: "Miscalculations Dogged Romney From the Start" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes: "Romney's Screen Test Fell Flat" LINK

Boston Herald's Howie Carr: "Thin silver lining for Willard in failed bid" LINK


Wall Street Journal: "As Romney Quits, Right Is Still Wary of McCain" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan and Ralph Z. Hallow: "Romney out; McCain seeks unity" LINK

Republicans: Huckabee:

Associated Press: "Christian leader Dobson to endorse Huckabee" LINK

Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "Huckabee on track to play the spoiler" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

ABC News' Kate Snow: "Clinton Campaign Staffers Not Going Without Pay" LINK

Washington Post's Bill Turque and Katherine Shaver: "Clinton Focuses on Matchup vs. McCain" LINK

Politico's Jeanne Cummings: "HRC campaign seeks to reassure on money" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins and John R. Emshwiller: "Family's Wealth Draws Attention" LINK

Washington Times' Jerry Seper: "Hillary still in bed with '96 scandal" LINK

New York Daily News' Kenneth R. Bazinet: "Chelsea Clinton taking an expanded role in Hillary's campaign" LINK

Richmond Times Dispatch's Neil H. Simon: "Clinton: I can beat McCain" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

The Times-Picayune's David Hammer: "Obama brings campaign to fervent N.O. crowd" LINK


Boston Herald's Casey Ross: "Drawn-out Dem fight could cost prez race" LINK

The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton and Mark Naymik: "Clinton, Obama to face off in Cleveland debate Feb. 26" LINK

ABC News' David Wright: "Obama to Clinton: Release Your Tax Returns" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy and Jeff Zeleny: "Clinton's Fund-Raising Success Is Outshined by Obama's" LINK

Super Tuesday:

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Still Counting Ballots in New Mexico" LINK