The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

ABC News' Jennifer Parker: "Economic Woes Edge Obama Over McCain" LINK

ABC News' Karen Travers and Rigel Anderson: "Economics 101: Presidential Debate in Doubt?" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "McCain: Scrap Friday Debate for Bailout; Obama: The Debate is On" LINK

The Associated Press' Julie Hirschfeld Davis and David Espo: "Bush, Candidates, Lawmakers to Meet on Rescue Plan" LINK

The Boston Herald's Staff Reporters: "Action on Bailout Risky for Both Candidates" LINK

Politico's David Rogers and Amie Parnes: "Bush, McCain, Obama To Meet On Bailout" LINK

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "Obama Opens Lead Over McCain As Voters Sharpen Focus On Economy" LINK

Bloomberg's Matthew Benjamin: "McCain, Obama Energy Plans Won't Help Ease High Gasoline Prices" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "Financial Crisis Has Little Sway In Presidential Poll" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler, Elizabeth Holmes and Christopher Cooper: "Financial Crisis Upends Campaign" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely and David Jackson: "Campaign Promises Unlikely To Hold Up In Wake Of Bailout" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten and Peter Nicholas: "Obama And McCain Will Join Bailout Talks" LINK

The New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller And Jeff Zeleny: "First Debate Up In Air As McCain Steps Off The Trail" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Cooper: "For The Nominees, New Roles And New Risks" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook: "Economic Woes Help Give Barack Obama A Slight Lead Over John McCain In Poll" LINK

The Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "McCain Caught Obama Off Guard" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama Rebuffs McCain's Call to Delay Debate" LINK

2008: McCain:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Reid to McCain: Don't Come Back to Capitol" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Reid Disses McCain's Plan to Come to DC: 'Trying to Divert Attention From His Failing Campaign'" LINK

The New York Sun's Russell Berman: "McCain Sets Off a High-Stakes Gamble" LINK

Politico's Jonathan Martin and Ben Smith: "McCain Suspends Campaign; Debate Pending" LINK

USA Today's Staff and Wire Reporters: "Seeking A Boost, McCain Changes The Game" LINK

The Hills' Alexander Bolton and Mike Soraghan: "McCain's Bailout Gambit" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak: "John McCain Seeks To Postpone Debate" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Stephen Braun: "McCain's Image As Reformer Takes A Hit" LINK

The Boston Globes' Foon Rhee: "McCain Suspending Campaign Due To U.S. Economic Crisis" LINK

The Hills' Staff: "Democrats Say McCain's Move A Stunt" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan and Christina Bellantoni: "McCain Steps Up in Maverick Style" LINK

The Washington Times' Jim McElhatton: "Fundraisers for McCain Bring in Pork" LINK

Newsweek's Michael Isikoff: "Unsevered Ties? Regulatory Filings Indicate that McCain Campaign Chief Rick Davis Remains an Officer With His Lobbying Firm" LINK

The Associated Press's Beth Fouhy: "McCain Wants To Delay First Debate To Focus on Economy" LINK

The Associated Press: "Source: McCain's campaign manager's firm paid by Freddie Mac" LINK

The Associated Press: "Bill Clinton: I won't dump on McCain" LINK

2008: OBAMA:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Bush Invites Obama to DC to Work on Bailout Bill; Obama Accepts" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Bill Clinton Won't Campaign for Obama Until After Jewish Holidays" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Barack Obama clings to slim lead" LINK

The New York Sun's Kenneth Blakcwell: "Obama's Patriotic Tonic" LINK

Politico's Alexander Burns: "Poll: Obama Holds Razor-Thin Lead" LINK

Politico's Mike Allen: "Obama Moving Into Electoral Lead" LINK

Bloomberg's Matthew Benjamin: "Americans Oppose Bailouts, Favor Obama To Handle Market Crisis" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Kris Maher: "Obama Puts Spotlight On Women's Pay Gap" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Miriam Jordan: "Latino Voter-Registration Drive Likely To Aid Obama" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page and William Risser: "Obama's Rise Spotlights Gains In Race Relations" LINK

The Hills' Sam Youngman: "Obama Calls Out His Rival Over Tactics" LINK

The Hills' Klaus Marre: "Obama Says Debate Should Go On" LINK

The Hills' Sam Youngman: "Bush Asks Obama To Come To Washington" LINK

The Hills' Aaron Blake: "Cazayoux Continues To Cover His Bases With Obama Endorsement" LINK

Time Magazine's Maya Curry: "Poll: Obama Gains Ground in Swing States" LINK

The Associated Press: "Obama Effigy Found Hanging From Christian University Tree" LINK

2008: BIDEN:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Oh, That Joe! (No. 19 in a Series) -- Bluegrass Banter" LINK

2008: PALIN:

The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam: "PBS Under Fire For Sarah Palin Poll" LINK

The New York Sun's On the Hustings: "Palin: U.S. Could Be Headed for Depression" LINK

Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel: "Palin May Also Suspend Campaign" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Joel Millman: "Palin Probe Takes New Track" LINK

The Washington Times Mark Krikorian: "Where Does She Stand?" LINK

The Associated Press: "Palin: Another Great Depression is Possible" LINK