The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama:

Politico's Staff Writers: "Final Score: Obama Takes the Lead" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Obama Considered Joining Military, Regrets Abortion Answer" LINK

The Washington Times' Sean Lengell: "Labor Fears Bias May Hurt Obama" LINK

2008: Biden

The New York Times' Kate Philips: "As a Matter of Faith, Biden Says Life Begins at Conception" LINK

The Washington Times' Nat Hentoff: "Will the 'Other Biden' Emerge?" LINK

2008: McCain:

Politico's David Paul Kuhn: "GOP Bounce: McCain Overtakes Obama" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "McCain: Aides May Work For $1 A Year" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Halperin: "McCain, Palin Stump For Show-Me Votes" LINK

The Boston Herald's Mike Underwood: "Poll: VP Pick Boosts John McCain" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Maeve Reston: "John McCain Has Found a Muse in Sarah Palin" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Poll: Convention Lifts McCain Over Obama" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins: "Once Spurned, McCain Finds Corporate Support" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's June Krunholz : "Palin's Pitch to Parents of Disabled Raises Some Doubts" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Glen R. Simpson: "McCain Adviser Had Russian Ties" LINK

2008: Palin:

ABC News' Gigi Stone and Jonann Brady: "Are Palin's Eyeglasses the New Pantsuit?" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Palin Agrees to Interview" LINK

Time Magazine's Karen Tumulty: "Palin Interview" LINK

The Washington Post's Alec MacGillis: "For the Republican Base, Palin Pick Is Energizing" LINK

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz: "Palin & Press: A Testy Start" LINK

The New York Daily News' Richard Sisk and Michael Saul: "Sarah Palin to Have First Press Interview with ABC News" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Marjorie Miller: "Todd Palin, Husband of Sarah Palin: A 'True Alaskan'" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "Trig Palin's Story is Safe Ground for the Republican Ticket" LINK

The New York Times' Jodi Kantor, Kate Zernike and Catrin Einhorn: "Fusing Politics and Motherhood in New Way" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Tod Hamburger and Kim Murphy: "Sarah Palin's Leadership Style Has Admirers and Critics" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Palin Re-Energizes Moribound GOP" LINK

The Washington Times' Patrice Hill: "Palin Put Alaskans Ahead of Big Oil, Greens" LINK

2008: Obama and McCain:

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "Candidate's Zero in on 'Change' as Key Message" LINK

The New York Sun's Benny Avni: "U.N. Roots for Obama, but Should Give McCain's Ideas a Chance" LINK

2008: Campaign

The New York Sun's Conrad Black: "The Importance of 2008" LINK

The New York Sun's Michael Barone: "Battle of the Party Themes" LINK

2008: Political Endorsements:

The Washington Post's Peter Slevin: "Ban on Political Endorsements by Pastors Targeted" LINK