The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Democrats:

New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Florida and Michigan May See Delegates Halved" LINK

USA Today's Martha T. Moore: " Democrats in Full Swing as Primary Season Winds Down" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Donors Among Those Ruling on Fla., Mich. Delegates in Limbo" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas and Janet Hook: "Democratic Panel Set to Resolve Clinton-Obama Delegate Dispute" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Decision on Florida, Michigan Unlikely to Alter Race" LINK

2008: McCain and Obama:

The Wall Street Journal's Anne Marie Chaker and Amy Chozick: "Candidates Split Sharply on Bush's No Child Left Behind Law" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Maeve Reston and Scott Martelle: "McCain Challenges Obama to Visit Iraq" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "Obama, McCain clash over cash - Republican's maneuver avoids photo-op with Bush, Michelle Obama's Calif. event also off-limits" LINK

2008: Obama:

Newsweek Magazine's Michael Isikoff: "Obama's Lobbyist Connection" LINK

The Politico's Ben Adler: "Female VP Hopefuls Contrast with Clinton" LINK

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg and Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Seeks to Clarify His Disputed Comments on Diplomacy" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Weighs a Visit to the Troops in Iraq" LINK

The Washington Post's Jeffrey Birnbaum: "Obama Staffer's Lobbying Work Runs Counter to Candidate's Guidelines, Ethics Watchdogs Say" LINK

The Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr.: "On Policy, Obama Breaks Little New Ground" LINK

The Washington Post's Paul Kane and Ben Pershing: "This Time the Hagels Aren't Boarding the Straighttalk Express" LINK

2008: Clinton:

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Clinton's refusal to quit good for stature - Enhances position in party, leaders say" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Jake Sherman: "Lobbyists Everywhere - Longtime Clinton adviser Harold Ickes lobbied Congress on behalf of New York institutions that are slated to receive hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars. But the Clinton campaign denies any impropriety." LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Marjorie Valbrun: "Fallout From the Gender War - Hillary Clinton won working-class white support by appealing to their most base racial fear and resentments." LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Clinton Gets Dealt a Legal Blow in Tussle Over Florida, Michigan" LINK

The Boston Herald Wire Services: "Clinton tries a last-ditch appeal to superdelegates By Herald wire services" LINK

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Karl Vick: "DNC Lawyers Rule Against Clinton" LINK

The Boston Globe's Joseph Williams and Scott Helman: "Delegate Fight Draws Clinton Loyalists" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Washington Post's Kimberly Kindy: "In Rebuking Minister, McCain May Have Alienated Evangelicals" LINK

The New York Times Michael Luo: "2 Senators for McCain Leave Group After Ads" LINK

The Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman and Ellen Nakashima: "For McCain, A Switch on Telecom Immunity?" LINK

2008: Bush:

The Politico's Michael Calderone: "WH reporters not shocked by McClellan" LINK

The Washington Post's Dan Eggen: "Ex-Colleagues Ask, 'What Happened?" LINK

The New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "Ex-Aide Turns Critic: Chorus Strikes Back" LINK