The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "Presidential Race Tightens, Moves to Familiar Battlegrounds" LINK

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "Bill Clinton: McCain 'A Great Man'; Praises Wife's, Not Obama's Economic Plan" LINK

The Hill's J. Taylor Rushing: "Hagel hints at who has his '08 vote" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Polls show White House up for grabs" LINK

The Associated Press: "Michelle Obama: Don't vote because 'she's cute'" LINK

The New York Daily News' Kara Rowland: "John Mccain & Barack Obama In (Wall) Street Fight Over Economy" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Parties Campaign In Enemy Territory" LINK

The New York Times' Larry Rohter: "Obama Attacks McCain in a Bid to Attract Hispanic Voters" LINK

The New York Times' Jackie Calmes and Jeff Zeleny: "For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests" LINK

The Washington Post's Robert Barnes and Michael D. Shear: "Obama, McCain Trade Shots Over Responses to Financial Meltdown" LINK

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut: "Obama: McCain Flits Between Goldwater and Kucinich" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib: "Financial Upheaval Narrows Options of Next U.S. President" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes, Laura Meckler and Nick Timiraos: "McCain, Obama Jockey for Position on Economy - Agenda Is Overtaken by Market Turmoil; Cox in Cross Hairs" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Greg Hitt: "With an Eye to History, McCain Hits Obama on Taxes - Republican Exploits Issue That Worked for Party in the Past" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Williamson: "Industry Lobbyists Go After Candidates" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Stephen Braun and Noam N. Levey: "McCain, Obama seize on Wall Street woes - McCain says he'd fire SEC chief Christopher Cox. Obama mocks that and calls for boosting liquidity, but he offers little detail." LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Nicole Gaouette: "Latinos in the U.S. dour about their situation, survey finds - They are upset about aggressive immigration enforcement policies of the Bush administration, the Pew Hispanic Center poll shows. Most support Obama for president." LINK

USA Today's David Jackson, Kathy Kiely and Richard Wolf: "Advisers give clue to candidates on economy" LINK

USA Today's Jordan Schrader: "Military issues drive vote in N.C." LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Union helps non-profit groups pay for attack ads" LINK

USA Today's Martha T. Moore: "Poll: Wall Street crisis won't affect voters' choices" LINK

Bloomberg's Lorraine Woellert and Julianna Goldman: "Obama Uses 'Rove's Playbook' to Counter McCain Ohio Ground Game" LINK

2008: McCain:

The New York Sun's Julie Satow: "McCain Calls for Cox's Ouster" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "McCain would 'fire' SEC chairman Cox" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Mccain Wants SEC Chief Fired For Market Crisis" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "A New McCain on the Campaign Trail" LINK

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane: "GOP Sees Rebound in Battle for Congress - Party Hopes Momentum Will Help Limit Losses" LINK

The Politico's David Paul Kuhn: "Poll: GOP brand making comeback" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's John R. Emshwiller: "McCain Wins Endorsement of Democrat" LINK

The Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "McCain theme evokes Watergate era" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Paul Richter: "Spain is puzzled by McCain's remarks - McCain seemed to suggest that he thought Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero might be from Latin America." LINK

2008: Obama:

The New York Sun's Staff Reporter: "Many Obamas on Ballot in Brazil" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "McCain cries hypocrisy on outsourcing" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Gore joins MoveOn to raise cash for Senate candidates" LINK

The Washington Post's Michelle Boorstein: "Trying to Get Christian Music Fans to Tune To the Left" LINK

The Politico: "Final score: Obama wins the day" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos: "Obama Warns of Long Term Economic Fallout" LINK

The Boston Globe's Sasha Issenberg: "Playing the party card against Obama" LINK

Bloomberg's Kristin Jensen and Kim Chipman: "Obama Gains in Polls as Financial Crisis Shifts Campaign Focus" 2008: Biden:

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Biden: Rich Americans show patriotism by paying more" LINK

ABC News' Matthew Jaffee: "Biden Shrugs Off McCain's Call to Fire SEC Chief" LINK

ABC News' Matthew Jaffee: "Biden Defends Comment That, for the Wealthy, 'It's Time to Be patriotic'" LINK

2008: Palin:

ABC News' Matthew Jafee: "Another Biden Surrogate Rips Palin" LINK

The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein: "Palin Pick Puts Many Women on the Verge" LINK

The Hill's Kevin Bogardus: "Palin won't say whether veep is an executive post" LINK

The Boston Herald's Lauren Beckham Falcone: "Job seekers can learn from Sarah Palin" LINK

The Associated Press: "Lawyer: Todd Palin won't testify in 'Troopergate'" LINK

The Boston Herald's Wire Service: "Feds probe Sarah Palin hack job after dubious user gets corny" LINK

The McClatchy Newspapers' Lisa Demer: "What's in the Palin e-mails posted on the Internet?" LINK

The Associated Press: "First Clinton, now Palin out of NYC rally" LINK

The Washington Times' Kara Rowland: "Hacker Wanted To 'Derail' Palin" LINK

The Associated Press's Matt Volz: "Husband of Alaska Governor Refuses to Testify in Legislature's Trooper Inquiry" LINK

The New York Times' William Yardley: "Alaska Star May Add Luster to Tarnished Senator" LINK

The Washington Post's Amy Goldstein, Kimberly Kindy and Steven Mufson: "Palin Attuned More to Public Will, Less to Job's Details" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Bill Clinton: Don't underestimate Palin" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Kate Linthicum: "Chuck Hagel is no fan of Sarah Palin - The Republican senator says it's a 'stretch' for McCain's campaign to think she has the experience to be president." LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Erika Hayasaki: "Sarah Palin said yes, thanks, to a road to nowhere in Alaska - While seeking votes, she told Ketchikan residents she backed the 'bridge to nowhere.' As governor, she spent the money elsewhere and moved ahead with a $26-million road to the nonexistent bridge." LINK