The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

The Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Obama Leads McCain In Key Battleground States - Illinois Senator Gets Solid Backing From Independents" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama, McCain cautious about N. Korea nuclear moves" LINK

Bloomberg's Rich Miller and Lorraine Woellert: "Obama, McCain Likely to Step Up Government Role in U.S. Economy" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Latino vote 'up for grabs,' could swing election outcome" LINK

2008: Obama:

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Clinton loyalists moving to Obama" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Powell: "For Obama, a Pragmatist's Shift Toward the Center" LINK

The Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "Obama: Change agent goes conventional" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Rhodes Cook: "Special Election Victories: A Taste of What's to Come?" LINK

Bloomberg's Kim Chipman and Julianna Goldman: "Obama's Cool Masks `Fierce' Competitiveness in Politics, Sports" LINK

The New York Daily News' Kenneth R. Bazinet and Michael McAuliff: The Washington Times' Samantha Gross: "Obama's Wife says He'll Fight for Gay Equality" LINK

Time Magazine's Massimo Calabresi : "Obama's Supreme Move to the Center" LINK

The New York Daily News' Charles Krauthammer: "Barack Obama Knows No Shame With Reversal on FISA" LINK


The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan: "Let McCain Be McCain" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes: "Conservative Leaders Urge McCain To Speak Out on Social Issues" LINK

Newsweek's Michael Hirsh: "Modern Maturity: McCain's Campaign Touts His 'Grown-Up' Energy Plan" LINK

Time Magazine's Tim Padgett: "Charlie Crist's McCain Problem" LINK

2008: Democrats:

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Gives $2,300, Intended as a Spur, for Clinton Debt" LINK

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Matthew Mosk: "Obama, Clinton Join Together in Show of Unity - Former Rivals Stress Goal of Bringing Democrats Together" LINK

The Washington Post's Kevin Merida: "Hill, Yes! O., No! - The Battle Isn't Over for Many Women Who Fought for Clinton" LINK

Bloomberg's Kristin Jensen: "Clinton Seeks Help for Obama From Some of Her Top Fundraisers" LINK

The Washington Times' James Carlson: "DNC Delegate Who'd Vote for McCain in Fight" LINK