The Note's Must-Reads


2008: DNC:

ABC News' Rick Klein: "Biden Makes the Case -- Night Three, Closing Thoughts" LINK

The New York Times' Raymond Hernandez and Jeremy W. Peters: "The Speeches They Write Often Go Unspoken" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Nicholas Riccardi: "Republicans find a voice at the Democratic convention" LINK

Bloomberg's Janine Zacharia: "Diplomats Court Obama Foreign Policy Team at Denver Convention" LINK

The New York Times' Patrick Healy: "Decades Later, John Kennedy's 'New Frontier' Speech Echoes" LINK

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg and Jeff Zeleny: "Democrats Work to Minimize Stadium Setting's Political Risks" LINK

The Washington Post's David Maraniss: "Clinton, Thinking About Tomorrow" LINK

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza: "Bubba Stands and Delivers" LINK

The Politico's Roger Simon: "Bill and Hillary, at last, leave the stage" LINK

The Politico's Charles Mahtesian: "Dems nervous over Invesco risks" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and Amy Chozick: "Democrats Nominate Obama, As Clinton Delegates Fall In" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "Compromise keeps roll call out of limelight" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara: "Media look for conflict, but Democrats disappoint" LINK

Bloomberg's Kristin Jensen and Catherine Dodge: "Clinton Throws Support Behind Obama, Draws Contrast With McCain" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Convention swoons over Bill Clinton" LINK

Newsweek: "Oral Exam - Two former presidential speechwriters critique the convention oratory" LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "Drama on Floor as Clinton Cuts Roll Call Vote" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Bill Clinton falls in line, thrills crowd" LINK

2008: McCain and Obama:

The Wall Street Journal's Emily Steel and Suzanna Vranica: "McCain Seems To Have Obama Beat in One Arena - Campaign Buys Rights To Top Search Results On Key Election Terms" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos: "Obama to Emphasize His Contrast to McCain, Bush Acceptance Speech Will Try to Portray Out-of-Touch Rival" LINK

2008: McCain:

The New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller and Michael Cooper: "McCain Has Made His Pick and Is Set to Tell on Friday" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Rove tried to kill Lieberman VP pick" LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin: "McCain selects his VP" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Sataline: "Tiptoeing to the Right on Abortion" LINK

2008: Obama:

The New York Times' Jodi Kantor: "For a New Political Age, a Self-Made Man" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Powell: "45 Years Later, Witnesses to Dr. King's Dream See a New Hope" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Obama Wins Nomination; Biden and Bill Clinton Rally Party" LINK

The Washington Post's Dan Balz and Anne E. Kornblut: "Democrats Nominate Obama - Candidate Gets Boost From the Clintons as He Becomes The First African American to Lead a Major-Party Ticket" LINK

The Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Jennifer Agiesta: "A Step Forward Seen For Blacks in America" LINK

The Washington Post's Eli Saslow: "For Veteran Speaker, the Challenge of a Lifetime - Before a Huge Crowd, on a Historic Date, Obama Will Accept the Nomination in a Highly Anticipated Address" LINK

The Politico's Amie Parnes and David Rogers: "Democrats nominate Obama by acclamation" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Monica Langley: "Meet Obama's Media 'Enforcer'" LINK

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