The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama and McCain:

USA Today's Kathy Kiely and David Jackson: "McCain and Obama tweak views on Iraq" LINK

Bloomberg's Michael Forsythe and Dune Lawrence: "Bush Burnishes China Card for Obama, McCain in Taiwan's Shadow" LINK

Newsweek's Christopher Dickey: "Southern Discomfort - A journey through a troubled region" LINK

Newsweek's Evan Thomas, Holly Bailey and Jonathan Darman: "Here We Go Again - Back and forth, back and forth. Wasn't this going to be a campaign free of the usual partisan bickering?" LINK

2008: McCain:

The New York Daily News' John McCain: "It's time for education reform" LINK

The New York Times' Brian Knowlton: "McCain Leans Toward a Compromise on Offshore Drilling" LINK

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz: "Rerouting McCain's Bus - Frustrations Lead Campaign To Limit Reporters' Access" LINK

The Washington Post's Steven R. Hurst: "Poll: McCain's attack strategy paying dividends" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Peter A. Brown: "Can $4 Gasoline Drive McCain Campaign?" LINK

The Associated Press: "Vietnam status was key factor in first McCain race" LINK

2008: Obama:

ABC News' Kate Snow and Michael S. James: "Bill Clinton Has Regrets on Campaign for Wife - Insists, 'I Am Not a Racist,' Despite Anger Over His S.C. Comments" LINK

The New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Obama Asks Panel to Restore Votes" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael D. Shear and Jon Cohen: "HARDEST HIT Low-Wage Workers - Obama Leads, Pessimism Reigns Among Key Group" LINK

The Washington Post's Alec MacGillis and Tim Craig: "Reliably GOP State Is Up for Grabs - As Obama Steps Up Intensive Voter-Registration Effort, Republicans Say Old Dominion Remains Conservative" LINK

The Politico's David Paul Kuhn: "VP pick may chafe Hillary supporters" LINK

The Politico's Ben Smith: "Obama: Seat Florida, Michigan" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Obama Offers Support For Offshore Drilling - Backing Linked To a Compromise On Energy Bill" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' James Rainey: "Obama's crime? Acting too presidential" LINK

The Associated Press: "Pelosi pushes Texas lawmaker as Obama running mate" LINK

The Washington Times' Sean Lengell: "Lieberman skeptical of Obama drilling stance - Pelosi also open to broader bill" LINK

The Washington Times' Liz Sidoti: "Obama makes bid in 7 longtime Republican states" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Halperin: "Obama to Unveil Energy Plan Monday" LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Republicans Ready Lines of Attack on Obama's Vice Presidential Pick - Democrats Face Temptation: 'Inexperience' or 'Insider'" LINK

2008: McCain and Obama: International Perspectives:

The Guardian's Ed Pilkington: "McCain's campaign is cynical but not racist, says Obama• Bitter tone in debates as accusations fly both ways" LINK

The Jerusalem Post's Herb Keinon: "McCain still leads Obama ... in Israel" LINK

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds: "US election diary: Military men" LINK