The Note's Must-Reads


Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "McCain, GOP May Have Cause for Hope" LINK

Republicans: McCain:

Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes: "McCain Touts Earmark Opposition on Hill" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama, after initial refusal, releases all earmark requests. Read them here." LINK

Bloomberg: "Obama Cuts Into Clinton's Delegate Lead Among Elected Officials" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Obama's budget vote could come back to bite him" LINK

New York Times' Janny Scott: "A Free-Spirited Wanderer Who Set Obama's Path" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "MoveOn launches video contest to help Obama" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

Washington Post: "Clinton Opens Her Home to Woo Unaligned Lawmakers" LINK

Boston Globe's Susan Milligan: "Clinton role in health program disputed" LINK

The Hill's Kevin Bogardus and J. Taylor Rushing: "Clinton's options open on earmarks" LINK


ABC News' Rick Klein with Mike Elmore: "Democrats Divide Over Race" LINK

Associated Press: "It's Clinton vs. Obama, Round 21" LINK

Congressional Quarterly's Jonathan Allen: "In Pennsylvania and Nationally, Dems Weigh Electability of Clinton, Obama" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Dem fight conflicts some women, blacks" LINK

Time's Michael Duffy and Hilary Hylton: "So Who Really Won Texas?" LINK

Primaries: Florida:

New York Times: "Architect of Florida Mail-In Vote Says Its Chances Are Poor" LINK

Washington Post's Dan Balz: "Florida Democrats Urge A 2nd Primary, in June" LINK

Primaries: Michigan:

Detroit Free Press' Kathleen Gray: "A new plan to redo the primary" LINK


New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Candidates Return to Senate for Budget Votes" LINK