The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

ABC News' Analysis: "Historic Disapproval: Bush Hits All-Time Low Amid Economic Meltdown" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Independent Voters Hold White House Key" LINK

ABC News' Mark Mooney: "McCain, Obama (Mostly) Put Partisan Politics Aside Amid Economic Crisis" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Sara Murray: "New Voters Like Obama, But May Not Show up at Polls" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "Presidential Hopefuls Play Blame Game" LINK

Time Magazine's Nancy Gibbs: "The Candidates' Test of Leadership" LINK

Newsweek's Arian Campo-Flores: "A New Latino Mix: "Florida's Electorate Gets More Complex. Who Benefits?" LINK

The New York Times' Steve Friess: "Candidates 'Approve' Ads And Get A Bit Creative" LINK

The Washington Posts' Anne E. Kornblut and Michael D. Shear: "Candidates Follow Up on Plan" LINK

The Associated Press: "How Long Can Obama, McCain Expect To Live?" LINK

The Associated Press: "John McCain, Barack Obama push bailout, stabilization" LINK

The Associated Press' Beth Fouhy: "Debate Offers Palin, Biden High Risks, Big Rewards" LINK

The Washington Posts' Mary Pat Flaherty: "Nov. 4 Isn't the Only Election Day" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Boston Herald's Editorial Staff: "McCain for president: A certain leader for uncertain times" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Polls put chill in air for GOP" LINK

Newsweek's Daniel Gross: "Washington to Wall Street: Drop Dead: The Republicans Killed the Bailout Bill—and McCain's Chances" LINK

The Politicos' Mike Allen & Jonathan Martin: "Nervous GOP Urges McCain To Attack" LINK

2008: Obama:

The Boston Herald Wire Services: "Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel plan post-debate benefit for Obama" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain: "PAC funds anti-Obama TV ad in California" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Top of the Ticket: "Conservative vets group goes after Barack Obama in California" LINK

Newsweek's Winston Ross: "What Was Motive Behind Obama Effigy on Campus" LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen & Jonathan Martin: "Nervous GOP Urges McCain To Attack" LINK

The Associated Press: "Christian college students admit hanging effigy of Obama" LINK

2008: Biden:

ABC News' Matthew Jaffe: "Biden Warns of 'Real Trouble' if Bailout Plan Collapses" LINK

The New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Though an Experienced Debater, Biden Is Often Tripped Up by Spontaneity" LINK

The New York Times' Bill Carter: "Palin Effect on Ratings Only Modest for CBS" LINK

2008: Palin:

ABC News' Kate Snow: "Palin Seeks Serenity in Sedona" LINK

Wall Street Journal's Joel Millman: "Palin Proved to Be Formidable Foe in Alaska Debates" LINK

The Boston Herald's Wire Services: "Working mothers question Sarah Palin's support" LINK

The Boston Herald's Wire Services: "Low expectations may work in Sarah Palin's favor" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Top of the Ticket: "What Sarah Palin's Gonna say in Thursday's VP debate with Biden" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Stephen Braun and Tom Hamburger: "Underestimate Palin at your own risk, former rivals say" LINK

The New York Daily News' James Gordon Meek: "NORAD: Sarah Palin Has No Role In Guarding U.S. Airspace Despite Claims In Katie Couric Interview" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "One Of My Best Friends Is Gay, Sarah Palin Tells Katie Couric" LINK

The New York Daily News' Richard Sisk: "In Runup To Debate, Sarah Palin Turns Up Anger" LINK

The Politico's Daniel Libit: "Palin's Accent Takes Center Stage" LINK

The Politico's Andy Barr: "Palin Defends Record To Hometown Paper" LINK

The New York Times' Katharine Q. Seelye: "Past Debates Show A Confident Palin, At Times Fluent But Often Vague" LINK

The Washington Posts' Alec MacGillis: "Palin Gives Beliefs, Demurs on Policies Couric Queries Nominee on Social Issues" LINK

The Washington Post's Karl Vick: "Palin Had Another Private E-Mail Account, Company Says" LINK

The Washington Posts' Libby Copeland: "Shooting From the Hip, With a Smile to Boot" LINK

The Associated Press' Martha Mendoza: "Campaign Tries to Explain Palin's Putin Comment" LINK

The Chicago Sun Times' Andrew Halcro: "What It's Like to Debate Sarah Palin" LINK

2008: Bailout:

ABC News Analysis by Gary Langer: "Vote in Congress Raises Concern About a Deeper Economic Decline" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Seema Mehta and Maeve Reston: "Candidates call for bipartisan support of rescue plan" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan and Jennifer Harper: "'Bailout' by Any Other Name Sounds Sweeter" LINK