The Note's Must-Reads


USA Today: "Dems like choices, McCain measures up" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama narrowly leads McCain in AP poll" LINK

Potomac Primaries:

Washington Post: "Campaigns Cover the Region In Last Effort to Charm Voters" LINK

Republicans: McCain:

Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "McCain Still Dogged By Conservatives' Ire" LINK

Chicago Tribune's Jason George: "Ron Paul declares he won't back McCain" LINK

Republicans: Huckabee:

Washington Post: "Despite GOP's Push for McCain, Huckabee Won't Pull Out of Race" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Potomac primary losses could spark pressure on Huckabee to withdraw" LINK

Associated Press: "Huckabee brushes off calls to bow out" LINK


Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "McCain likes the math; Huckabee could use miracle" LINK

The Free Lance-Star's Chelyen Davis: "GOP front-runners address supporters in Richmond" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

ABC News' Matthew Dodd: "Obama Will Win Nomination" LINK

New York Times' Ginger Thompson: "Seeking Unity, Obama Feels Pull of Racial Divide" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "Obama's Extraordinary Wave Fails to Sink Extraordinary Foe" LINK

Boston Globe's Peter S. Canellos and Michael Kranish: "Potomac states fit Obama profile" LINK

Time's Jay Newton-Small: "Can Obama Keep the Momentum?" LINK

New York Sun's Eli Lake: "Obama Adviser Leads Delegation to Damascus" LINK

Christian Science Monitor's Linda Feldmann: "Potomac primaries: Obama holds momentum" LINK

Baltimore Sun's Kelly Brewington and Tom Pelton: "To Polls At Last" LINK

New York Times: "Obama Joins the Clintons, for a Sitting" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Despite Difficulties, Clinton Feels 'Very Good'" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy: "For Clinton, Bid Hinges on Texas and Ohio" LINK

Associated Press: "Clinton not ready to release tax returns" LINK

The Free Lance-Star's Emily Battle: "Hillary says she's ready for GOP Machine" LINK

New York Daily News' Thomas M. Defrank: "Clinton campaign emits end-of-the-line vibes as lags nag at Hillary" LINK


ABC News' Eloise Harper and Tahman Bradley: "Clinton Accuses Obama of Cutting Deals With Contributor" LINK

Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Dan Balz: "Democrats In Race for Edwards's Support" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Hillary hits Obama on transparency, style" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "'Super delegates' could hold key to Democratic nomination" LINK

Bloomberg's Jonathan Tirone: "Democrats Swig Beer in Vienna While Voting for Clinton, Obama" LINK

Associated Press: "Clinton, Obama already targeting March 4" LINK

Houston Chronicle's David Ivanovich and Peggy Fikac: "Clinton, Obama agree to Austin debate" LINK


Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Caucus System Muddies Assessment of Democrats" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Strategy plays big role in caucus wins" LINK

Washington Times' Gary Emerling and Christina Bellantoni: "Youth enthusiastic for voice in primary" LINK


New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Secret Money Floods Campaigns" LINK