The Note's Must-Reads


Gallup Poll: "Gallup Daily: Obama Now at 52% to Clinton's 42%" LINK

Republicans: McCain:

New York Times' Michael Luo and Griff Palmer: "McCain Faces Test in Wooing Elite Donors" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain polls well amidst war, economic worries" LINK

Bloomberg's Edwin Chen: "McCain's `Biography Tour' May Amplify Concern About War Views" LINK

Newsweek's Michael Hirsh: "The World According to John McCain" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "New Backing for Obama As Party Seeks Unity" LINK

New York Sun's Eli Lake: "Some Republicans Emerge To Endorse Obama" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' Michael Barbaro: "Rosy Words for Clinton by '90s Nemesis" LINK

Associated Press' Laura Kurtzman: "Bill Clinton courts superdelegates in California" LINK


ABC News' Sunlen Miller: "Obama: Long Primary Has Been "Great for America" LINK

Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "Democrats ply wider range of economic woes" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Clinton, Obama debate electoral-map strategy" LINK


Politico's Avi Zenilman: "Superdelegates: A guide to the undecided" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Richard C. Paddock: "Bill Clinton urges superdelegates to be patient" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Kerry urges superdelegates to pick before July" LINK


Karl Rove: "How to Win in a Knife Fight" LINK

Washington Post's Paul Kane: "Obama, McCain Forged Fleeting Alliance" LINK

Democrats: Pennsylvania:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Happy Valley turns into Obama country with huge rally at Penn State" LINK

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's James O'Toole: "Obama cool toward boycott of Olympics" LINK

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dennis B. Roddy: "Organizers on both sides have Rendell ties" LINK

Philadelphia Inquirer's Larry Eichel: Penn State crowds make it a Happy Valley for Obama LINK

Philadelphia Inquirer's Gail Shister: "Phila.'s gay Democrats emerge as a voting force" LINK

Erie Times-News' Sarah Weber: "Clinton visit raises query" LINK

Harrisburgh Patriot-News' Daniel Victor: "Obama's the big man on campus" LINK

Harrisburgh Patriot-News' Brett Lieberman: "Government should serve, Obama says" LINK

Al Gore:

Politico's Mike Allen: "Gore launches $300 million campaign" LINK