The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama and McCain:

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg: "McCain Tries to Define Obama as Out of Touch" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Obama responds to McCain's celeb ad" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and Amy Chozick: "Roles Are Set, as Are the Perils - Obama at Risk Of Arrogant Tag, McCain, Negative" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Obama: McCain taking 'low road'" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Bob Drogin and Peter Nicholas: "Obama emerges as major campaign issue -- for both candidates" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Stephen Braun and Nicholas Riccardi: "Obama campaigns in Bush strongholds; McCain hammers on Obama" LINK

USA Today's Mark Memmott: "McCain ad paints Obama as celebrity, not leader" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "In fundraising ranks, a gender gap is showing" LINK

Bloomberg's Edwin Chen: "Campaign `Hair Triggers' Sink Aides at First Signs of Trouble" LINK

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza: "Wag the Blog Redux: Name that Veep" LINK

The Washington Times' Jim McElhatton: "Watchdogs fault candidates - Seek more information on fundraising 'bundlers'" LINK

The New York Post's Carl Campanile: "'Barack the Bimbo' – Mac Attack Ad Paints Obama with a Blonde Brush" LINK

2008: Obama:

The New York Times' Patrick Healy: "Obama Camp Sees Potential in G.O.P. Discontent" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Karl Rove: "Obama's Iraq Fumble" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Obama campaign criticizes Ludacris" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama-Clinton ticket advocacy group shuts down" LINK

The Chicago Sun Times' Carol Marin: "Women voters aren't warming to 'cool' Obama" LINK

The Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman and Peter Slevin: "Obama Tries to Show Missouri Concern for Small-Town Issues" LINK

The Washington Post's David Montgomery: "'The One'? Take a Number, Sen. Obama" LINK

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Obama supports union organizing - Card-check voting at issue" LINK

The Associated Press' Mike Glover: "Obama says Republicans trying to scare voters" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Washington Post's Juliet Eilperin and Robert Barnes: "As Aides Map Aggressive Race, McCain Often Steers Off Course" LINK

The Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "McCain's cacophonous Cabinet" LINK

The Denver Post's Karen E. Crummy: "Romney could lift McCain in West" LINK

USA Today's The Associated Press: "McCain pledges to work with Pelosi" LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Rivals Ready To Attack V.P. Nominee - Choice of Running Mate Could Be Key for McCain" LINK

The New York Daily News' Mark Green: "What about McCain's character?" LINK

2008: McCain and Obama: International Perspectives:

United Press International's Claude Salhani: "Foreign trip gave Obama lesson on Mideast crisis" LINK

2008: Nader:

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Nader promotes healthcare plan" LINK