The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama and McCain:

The New York Times' Michael Cooper and Michael Powell: "McCain Camp Says Obama Is Playing 'Race Card'" LINK

The Associated Press' Mike Glover: "Obama slams McCain over oil company tax breaks" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin and Ben Smith: "Race issue moves to center of campaign" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Rhodes Cook: "60 Years Later: Another 'Dewey Beats Truman' Election?" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "McCain, Obama Tilt Over Taxes" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "McCain desperate, Democrats say" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak and Nicholas Riccardi: "McCain accuses Obama of playing 'race card'" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Poll: Voters want candidate with energy answers" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson and Kathy Kiely: "Attacks are order of the day" LINK

USA Today's Martha T. Moore: "After trailing McCain in Fla., Obama makes up ground" LINK

USA Today's The Associated Press: "Schwarzenegger backs McCain, praises Obama" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Candidates trade blame, insinuations in new attacks" LINK

2008: Obama:

The New York Times' Kirk Johnson: "Judge to Rule on Limits at Denver Convention" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Corey Dade: "Kaine's Versatile Appeal Gives Him a Shot to Run With Obama" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Too Fit to Be President? Facing an Overweight Electorate, Barack Obama Might Find Low Body Fat a Drawback" LINK

The Boston Globe's Michael Kranish: "Hillary Clinton's V.P. prospects dimming?" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "For Clinton supporters, it's a gender issue" LINK

Bloomberg's Indira A.R. Lakshmanan: "Obama Opens Platform to Rank and File as Focus Turns to Economy" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Politico's Eamon Javers: "McCain's Internet edge: Ad price" LINK

The Politico's Ben Smith: "Times ed board: McCain move 'racially tinged'" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl and Ralph Z. Hallow: "McCain VP talk turns to 2 female conservatives" LINK