The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

The Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr. and Juliet Eilperin: "Candidates Pushing Hard for the Latino Vote" LINK

The Washington Times' David M. Dickson: "Candidates' tax plans agree on one thing: More debt - Analysts say 'fiscal reality' lost on both" LINK

The Washington Times' The Associated Press' Glen Johnson: "Obama mourns US troop deaths, swipes at McCain" LINK

Newsweek's Jonathan Darman: "Glow Fading? - The latest NEWSWEEK Poll shows Barack Obama leading John McCain by only 3 points. What a difference a few weeks can make." LINK

Bloomberg's Christopher Stern: "Obama Is From Google, McCain Is From AT&T on Digital-Age Rules" LINK

The Boston Herald's Star Parker: "Nov. looks like change for worse" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Washington Post's Jacques Billeaud: "McCain quips about presidential bids by Arizonans" LINK

Newsweek's Ron Moreau: "Why Vietnam Loves McCain - They jailed him for five years. Now they want him in the White House." LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten: "McCain takes a Social Security risk" LINK

The Associated Press: "California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger a fan of flip-flopping" LINK

2008: Obama:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama Camp Hammers New 'Ironic' New Yorker Cover Depicting Conspiracists' Nightmare of Real Obamas" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Troops in Afghanistan Need Help, Obama Says" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Borrows Page From Clinton" LINK

The New York Times' Anahad O'Connor: "Schwarzenegger Weighs Post Under Obama" LINK

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray: "In Obama's Circle, Chicago Remains The Tie That Binds" LINK

The Washington Post's Kevin Merida: "A Leader Left Behind? - Jesse Jackson's voice sparked hope long before Barack Obama's rise to political stardom. Now it's his bitter words that resound, stirring a new debate." LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen: "'Scare tactic' — Obama slams Muslim portrayal" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Not All Democrats Want To Ride Obama's Coattails In Some Districts, Incumbents Seek Political Distance" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama Has 'Little Doubt' U.S. Moved Into Recession" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Stefano Esposito: "'2 people who love each other' - Michelle's brother once said of Barack: 'Nice guy. Too bad he won't last.' He was wrong." LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Obama promises Hispanics a push for 'American dream'" LINK

The Washington Times' Andrea Billups: "Girl talk wins fans for Mrs. Obama - Women relate to her story" LINK

Time Magazine's Michael Scherer: "New Yorker's Cover: Tastless and Offensive or A Bee Sting?" LINK

Newsweek's Lisa Miller and Richard Wolffe: "Finding His Faith - So much has been made about Barack Obama's religion. But what does he believe, and how did he arrive at those beliefs?" LINK

Newsweek's Lisa Miller and Richard Wolffe: "'I Am a Big Believer in Not Just Words, But Deeds and Works'" LINK

Newsweek's Jon Meacham: "More a Matter of Mystery than Magic - It seems that, for Obama, faith is about enduring questions." LINK

Newsweek's Allison Samuels: "At Arm's Length - They used to be close. Kind of. Jesse and Barack's awkward past." LINK

The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Obama Calls Hagel Bipartisan, While Many See Consensus-Breaker" LINK

The New York Post's Jonah Goldberg: "Ego-Bama, Swallow some of that Pride" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "Obama mines a Republican stronghold",0,5551006.story" target="external">LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Louise Roug: "Obama proposes healthcare tax credit for small businesses" LINK

The New York Daily News' Stephanie Gaskell: "New Yorker mag's 'satire' cover draws Team Obama's ire" LINK

2008: Democrats:

The New York Times' Mark Leibovich: "Lieberman Finds Middle a Tricky Path" LINK

The New York Times' Leslie Wayne: "Democrats Look to Lobbyist to Finance Convention" LINK

The Politico's The Denver Post's Elizabeth Aguilera: "Dem convention has not helped local business" LINK