The Note's Must-Reads

Republicans: McCain:

Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten: "McCain has edge over Democrats" LINK

The Washington Post's Matthew Mosk: "Loans Could Paint McCain Into Corner" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "In Ohio, Economy Still Rules" LINK

ABC News' John Berman: "McCain Apologizes Profusely for 'Hussein Obama'" LINK


The Columbus Dispatch's Alan Johnson and James Nash: "Huckabee, McCain keep rivalry in motion" LINK

Democrats: Debate:

ABC News' Jake Tapper and Eloise Harper: "Showdown in Ohio" LINK

New York Times' Alessandra Stanley: "20th Debate: Reality Show or a Spinoff?" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy and Jeff Zeleny: "Democrats Clash on Health, Trade and Rival Tactics" LINK

Associated Press' David Espo: "NAFTA, health care and negative campaigning dominate debate" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Clinton, Obama banter reaches fever pitch" LINK

Associated Press' Nedra Pickler: "Analysis: Debate unlikely to change race" LINK

Time's Michael Duffy: "A Clash of Styles in Ohio Debate" LINK

Bloomberg's Lorraine Woellert and Hans Nichols: "Clinton, Obama Accuse Each Other of Misleading Voters" LINK

The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "During Debate, Democrats Talks NAFTA Withdrawal" LINK

Newsweek's Howard Fineman: "Frazier vs. Ali in Cleveland" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Few haymakers landed in Obama-Clinton debate" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' Maureen Dowd: "Begrudging His Bedazzling" LINK

Politico's Roger Simon: "Hillary Clinton plays the victim card" LINK

The Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Clinton attacks on all fronts" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Clinton's superdelegates rejecting pleas to switch" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

Washington Post's Courtland Milloy: "Negative Spin Hasn't Spoiled Obama's Yarn" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith: "Obama mocks HRC, accuses her of whining" LINK

Associated Press' Rachel Zoll: "IRS investigates Obama's denomination" LINK


Houston Chronicle's Leslie Casimir: "Black voters crucial to Texas' primary battle" LINK

Roll Call's Erin P. Billings: "Obama Making Senate Inroads" LINK