The Note's Must-Reads


2008: McCain and Obama:

The New York Times' Stephanie Clifford: "Cable, Quietly, Introduces an Anytime Elections Channel" LINK

The New York Times' Leslie Wayne: "To Big Business, the Conventions Mean Opportunity" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Cooper and Elisabeth Bumiller: "McCain Ad Is Valentine to Obama on Big Day" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Takes Aim at Bush and McCain With a Forceful Call to Change America" LINK

The Washington Post's Jonathan Weisman and Shailagh Murray: "Obama, Accepting Nomination, Draws Sharp Contrast With McCain - Crowd of 84,000 Hears Policy Specifics and Criticism of GOP" LINK

The Associated Press: "Gore Links McCain to Bush Policies" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's T.W. Farnman: "Legal Controversy Erupts Over TV Ads Linking Obama to '60s Radical" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak: "Barack Obama sharply attacks John McCain, GOP while accepting historic nomination" LINK

Bloomberg's Kristin Jensen and Julianna Goldman: "Obama Hails `America's Promise,' Says McCain `Doesn't Get It'" LINK

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "Obama's Speech Lures Some Fence-Sitters as Others Await McCain" LINK

The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Obama Declares McCain Doesn't Get It" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and Elizabeth Holmes: "McCain Moves To Seize His Target: The Momentum After Saluting Rival, Republican to Name His Running Mate" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Maeve Reston: "Storm could postpone Republican convention" LINK

USA Today's William M. Welch: "Few look back as they step across the aisle" LINK

USA Today's Alan Gomez: "Carter: McCain 'milking' POW time" LINK

The Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "Ohio GOP Chair Threatens McCain Campaign" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "McCain Won't be Ignored Nearing VP Pick" LINK

The Boston Herald's Howie Carr: "Will GOP Veep be Mitt Romney or Tim Pawlenty? It's a Tossup" LINK

The Boston Herald's Peter Gelzinis: "Low Key John McCain-There's a Change" LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "McCain Aiming for Quick Shift of Attention" LINK

2008: Obama:

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "Barack Obama: 'I Accept Your Nomination for the Presidency of the United States' - First Black Major Party Candidate Speaks on Martin Luther King March Anniversary" LINK

ABC News: Read Sen. Barack Obama's Full Speech" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Luo: "Top Black Donors See Obama's Rise as Their Own" LINK

The New York Times' Mark Leibovich: "Politics, Spectacle and History Under Open Sky" LINK

The New York Times' Dan Barry: "From the Theater's Balcony to a Seat at the Edge of History" LINK

The New York Times' Alessandra Stanley: "On the Small Screen, Intimacy and Welcome Silence for Obama's Big Rally" LINK

The New York Times' Patrick Healy: "In Speech, Bringing Lofty Words Down to Earth" LINK

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza: "Obama Claims Historic Nomination" LINK

The Washington Post's Kevin Merida: "For the Descendants of King's Dream, a New Day Dawns" LINK

The Politico's John F. Harris and Jim Vandehei: "Tricky balance: new, old politics clash in speech" LINK

The Politico's Roger Simon: "Obama masters his moment" LINK

The Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "Obama: 'We are a better country than this'" LINK

The Politico's Ben smith: "For Obama, details tell the tale" LINK

The Politico's David Rogers, Amie Parnes and Daniel W. Reilly: "Field becomes nation's front porch" LINK

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