The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Democrats

The Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: "AP Poll: Clinton leads McCain, doing better than Obama" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper and Nitya Venkataraman: "Racial Tensions Threaten to Divide Democrats" LINK

New York Times' John M. Broder: "As Clinton Seeks Gas Tax Break for Summer, Obama Says No" LINK's Jeffrey Ressner: "WH campaigns need shot of Hollywood" LINK's John Bresnahan: "Dems fear photo-ID voting law fallout" LINK

The Associated Press' Alan Fram: "Heated campaign souring Democrats on rival candidates" LINK

2008: Democrats: Obama

The Washington Post's Dana Milbank: "Wright's Voice Could Spell Doom for Obama" LINK

Washington Post's Eugene Robinson: "Where Wright Goes Wrong" LINK

New York Times' Alessandra Stanley: "Not Speaking for Obama, Pastor Speaks for Himself, at Length" LINK

The Washington Post's Peter Slevin: "Obama on Rev. Wright: 'He Does Not Speak for Me'" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "Jeremiah Wright, former pastor to Barack Obama, strides back on stage" LINK

The Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "Obama Links Broad Ideas to Economic Specifics" LINK's Jeremy Lott: "Could Casey balance out an Obama ticket?"" target="external">LINK

USA Today's Chuck Raasch: "Analysis: Wright puts Obama on defensive" LINK

Bloomberg's Christopher Stern: "Obama's `Gigantic' Database May Make Him Party's Power Broker" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama distances himself from Wright: 'He does not speak for me.'" LINK

Time Magazine's Kyle Trygstad: "WI Poll: Obama Leads McCain" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "ID ruling stuns Dems, Ind. setback for Obama" LINK

The Boston Globe's Peter S. Canellos: "On affirmative action, Obama intriguing but vague" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jackie Calmes: "Obama Heads for Superdelegate Edge" LINK

2008: Democrats: Clinton

Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib: "Clinton Could Ease Racial Tensions" LINK

The Hill's Manu Raju and Kevin Bogardus: "Clinton: $2.3B in earmarks" LINK

The New York Post's Maggie Haberman: "Hill Hanging on Against All Odds" LINK

The New York Times' Mark Leibovich: "Vexing Issue for the Clinton Campaign: What to Make of Bill?" LINK

Bloomberg's Edwin Chen: "Clinton to Get North Carolina Governor's Endorsement" LINK

2008: Republicans: McCain

ABC News' Teddy Davis and Talal Al-Khatib: "Dissecting McCain's Medicaid Trust Fund" LINK's Josh Kraushaar: "Obama dread turns to glee for the GOP" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael D. Shear: "Health Care on McCain Horizon" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael D. Shear: "McCain Plans Major NY Fundraiser" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "McCain would 'put families in charge' of health care" LINK

The Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "Barbour touts moderate McCain" LINK

The Associated Press' Mike Glover: "McCain calls Obama insensitive to poor people" LINK

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg: "Its Candidates Otherwise Engaged, Democratic Party Goes After McCain" LINK

Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "Barbour touts moderate McCain" LINK