The Note's Must-Reads

ABC News/Washington Post Poll:

Washington Post's Jennifer Agiesta and Jon Cohen: "Public's View of Economy Takes Fast Turn Downward" LINK

Republicans: McCain:

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "McCain readies unorthodox campaign" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "McCain campaign's next stop: 'Forgotten parts of America'" LINK

Bloomberg's Ryan J. Donmoyer and Matthew Benjamin: "McCain Plans for $3.3 Trillion Tax Cut, Balanced Budget at Odds" LINK

Associated Press: "McCain prez odds improve as Dems continue to snipe" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "DNC pores over agencies' records for dirt on McCain" LINK

Democrats: Clinton:

Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Clinton's Goal: Win Big in Pennsylvania, Sow Doubts Over Obama" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Robin Abcarian: "Campaign trail gets bumpy for Chelsea Clinton" LINK

Democrats: Obama:

Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Perry Bacon Jr.: "Obama Looks To Turn Debate Into a Victory" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Christopher Cooper: "Woods Fund Could Become Obama's 'Swift Boat'" LINK

Chicago Sun Times' Mary Wisniewski: "Obama sends letter to TSA over uniform flap" LINK

Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni and S.A. Miller: "Obama hit with obstacles on trail" LINK

New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Obama Characterized as 'Friend' of Gun Control" LINK


ABC News' Eloise Harper and Sunlen Miller: "Truthiness and Consequences: Clinton, Obama on 'Colbert'" LINK

Bloomberg's Indira Lakshmanan: "Clinton's Campus Backers Resist Draw of `Cool' Obama Phenomenon" LINK


USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Some superdelegates just biding their time" LINK

New York Times' Patrick Healy: "Superdelegates Unswayed by Clinton's Attacks" LINK

Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "Democratic primary turns superdelegates into followers" LINK

Primaries: Pennsylvania:

The Morning Call's John L. Micek: "Clinton wants to expand Family Leave Act" LINK

Patriot News' Brett Lieberman: "Race affects primary views in Philly" LINK

Philadelphia Inquirer's Kia Gregory and Jeff Gammage: "Phila. blacks offer Obama deep but not blind loyalty" LINK

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's James O'Toole: "'Really nice' Clinton woos Philly suburbs" LINK

Democratic Debate:

New York Times' Jacques Steinberg: "Who Lost the Debate? Moderators, Many Say" LINK

Politico: "Stephanopoulos defends debate performance: 'We asked tough but appropriate questions'" LINK


Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozock: "Campaign Hook-Ups" LINK