The Note's Must-Reads

Must Read:

New York Times' John M. Broder: "Top Clinton Aide Leaving His Post Under Pressure" LINK

Republicans: McCain:

Associated Press: "McCain Insists Iraq Buildup Is Working" LINK

ABC News' Jan Simmonds: "McCain Says Rice Is a 'Great American,' But Has Not Received VP Signals" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith: "Anti-McCain groups lag in fundraising" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "McCain, in Populist Turn, Slams Executives' Pay LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "Iraq hearings could provide McCain spotlight" LINK

Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Self-effacing McCain gets frank with voters" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos: "Obama May Not Have Fully Contained Damage From Ex-Pastor" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama seeks to stress his patriotism" LINK

Philadelphia Inquirer's Thomas Fitzgerald: "Backing Obama puts Casey in spotlight" LINK

Associated Press: "Obama tailors message to Western voters" LINK

Newsweek's Joshua Alston: "Al, Jesse and Barack" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

New York Times' John Harwood: "In Superdelegate Count, Tough Math for Clinton" LINK

Time's Mark Halperin: "Exit the Clinton Strategist" LINK


Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook: "Some Democratic delegates consider their own fate" LINK

USA Today's Martha T. Moore: "States see leap in voter registration" LINK

Newsweek's Suzanne Smalley and Evan Thomas: "Come, O Come, Emanuel" LINK

Democrats: Pennsylvania:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Don Hopey: "In primary, it's not easy being green" LINK

The Morning Call's Josh Drobnyk: "Rendell, Casey spar over electability of Clinton, Obama" LINK

Patriot News' Daniel Victor: "John Kerry stumps for Barack Obama in midstate" LINK


Senators Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham: "Iraq and Its Costs" LINK

Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman: "The Next Campaign Stop: Iraq Hearings" LINK

National Security:

Henry A. Kissinger: "The Three Revolutions LINK

Foreign Policy:

Condoleezza Rice: "The Colombia Trade Stakes" LINK

Karl Rove:

GQ's Lisa DePaulo: "Karl Rove Likes What He Sees" LINK