The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Democrats:

ABC News' Teddy Davis and Talal Al-Khatib: "DNC's Hot Ticket - 500 Tickets Snatched Up in 3 Minutes" LINK

The New York Times' Leslie Wayne: "Democrats Miss Marks to Finance Convention" LINK

The Politico's Roger Simon: "Dems seek to avoid meltdown" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Scott Martelle: "Obama, Clinton campaigning in different races" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "2008 hopefuls focus on West" LINK

The Hills' Alexander Bolton and Jessica Malmgren: "Candidates' earmarkers" LINK

The Hill's J. Taylor Rushing: "Can he write his own ticket?" LINK

2008: Obama:

The Politico's Ben Smith: "Obama, GOP debate WWII service" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Obama Heads West to Push, Housing Proposals in Swing States" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Corey Boles: "Obama Presidency May Boost Scrutiny of Investment Banks" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Obama named wrong death camp" LINK

The Hill's Bob Cusack: "Obama urges supporters not to demonstrate at crucial DNC meeting" LINK

The New York Post's Geoff Earle: "Barack Backtracks – Softens Vow to Meet Iran Prez" LINK

The Boston Globe's Scott Helman and Alan Wirzbicki: "Questions of how much Obama can redo the map - Va., Colo. are ripe for change, but other states could hew to GOP" LINK

2008: Clinton:

ABC News' Nitya Venkataraman: "Democrats Approach Primary Finish Line - Long Shot Clinton Bid Boils Down to Three Dates" LINK

2008: McCain:

The New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller: "McCain Urges New Arms Pact With Moscow" LINK

The New York Times' Steven Lee Myers: "Using the President, but Carefully Going Only So Far" LINK

The New York Times' Neil A. Lewis: "Stark Contrasts Between McCain and Obama in Judicial Wars" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz, Michael D. Shear and Jonathan Weisman: "McCain Accepts a Hand From Bush, at Arm's Length" LINK

The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler: "McCain Signals Desire to See Reduction in Nuclear Arms Senator Does Not Endorse Eliminating Them Completely" LINK

The Politico's Jeffrey Ressner: "Straight Talk Express stalls in Hollywood" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "McCain Pledges to Reduce U.S. Nuclear Weapons, Candidate's Speech Represents a Break With the President" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "More hits on McCain from" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Maeve Reston and Peter Spiegel: "McCain would work with Russia on nuclear disarmament" LINK

Bloomberg's Indira A.R. Lakshmanan: "Fiorina Buttresses McCain on Economy, Touting Tax Cuts, Trade" LINK

Bloomberg's Hans Nichols and Edwin Chen: "McCain Trumpets Independence From Bush, Except for Fundraising" LINK

The New York Sun's Eli Lake: "McCain Pledges To Work With Russia To Reduce Arsenals" LINK

The Boston Herald's Howie Carr: "Don't put money on Mitt as running mate" LINK

2008: Bush:

The Washington Post's Michael D. Shear: "Ex-Press Aide Writes That Bush Misled U.S. on Iraq" LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen: "Exclusive: McClellan whacks Bush, White House" LINK

The Boston Globe's Michael D. Shear: "Ex-Press Aide Writes That Bush Misled U.S. on Iraq" LINK