The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCain and Obama:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "At the Foothills of the Smokey Mountains, Obama Assails McCain Attacks" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama to Attack McCain on Role in 'Keating 5' Scandal, Despite Previous Statement it isn't 'Germane'" LINK

ABC News' Ron Claiborne: "McCain to Attack Obama's Alleged Ties to Former Radical" LINK

New York Times' Michael R. Gordon: "Rivals Present Sharp Divide on Iraq Goals" LINK

New York Times' Steven Lee Myers: "How 'Bout That 49th State?" LINK

New York Times' Michael Luo: "G.O.P. to File Complaint Over Donations" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Young voters hint at electorate shift" LINK

USA Today's Richard Wolf: "Both parties target voter registration, turnout" LINK

Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz: "Candidates Prepare for Tuesday's Town Hall Debate" LINK

Washington Post's Peter Slevin: "Nebraska Becomes Unlikely Battleground" LINK

Washington Post's Robert Barnes: "Supreme Court's Direction Hinges on Who Wins '08 Race" LINK

The Associated Press: "GOP to File Fundraising Complaint Against Obama" LINK

2008: McCain:

New York Times' John Harwood: "Is Era of Dominance Over for Conservatives?" LINK

USA Today's Adam Silverman: "Republicans a rare find in blue Vermont" LINK

Boston Herald's Mike Underwood: "Poll: VP debate failed to boost John McCain" LINK

Washington Post's Paul Farhi: "The Separate Peace of John And Carol" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Ralph Vartabedian and Richard A. Serrano: "Mishaps Mark John McCain's Record as Naval Aviator" LINK

The New York Daily News' Staff: "John McCain Needs To Be About Substance, Not Static And Yelling" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Battleground States Prove Tougher For McCain" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Va. GOP Fears McCain Could Lose State" LINK

The Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown & Amie Parnes: "30 Days Out, McCain Still Taking Weekends Off" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "McCain's Town-Hall Prowess Faces Litmus Test in Debate" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "McCain Plans Federal Health Cuts" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's John D. Stoll: "Michigan GOP Fears Fallout of Retreat" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's T.W. Farnam: "GOP Wants Audit of Obama Funds" LINK

Newsweek's Jane Bryant Quinn: "Vetting McCain's Health Plan" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "McCain Falls in Ohio as Economy Steals Focus" LINK

The Associated Press: "Joke a risky bet for John McCain bro" LINK

2008: Obama:

New York Times' Steven Lee Myers: "Obama Calls Attacks on Him 'Out of Touch'" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Clinton goes to bat for Obama and party" LINK

USA Today's On Politics: "Today's polls: Obama leads by 7 to 12 percentage points" LINK

Washington Post's Alec MacGillis and Alice Crites: "Registration Gains Favor Democrats" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Maeve Reston and Seema Mehta: "Barack Obama Accuses Republicans of Distracting Voters From The Economy" LINK

The New York Daily News' Thomas M. Defrank: "Insults Fly As Barack Obama & John McCain Prepare For Second Debate" LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen: "Obama To Call McCain 'Erratic In Crisis'" LINK

Bloomberg's Julianna Goldman: "Obama Says McCain Is Trying to Distract Voters With Attacks" LINK

The Politico's Mike Allen: "Exclusive: Obama to Hit McCain On Keating Five" LINK

The Politico's Harry Siegel: "Final score: Obama wins the day" LINK

Newsweek's Lisa Miller: "Obama's Other Pastor" LINK

The Washington Times' Jim McElhatton: "Obama Sought HUD Grant for Donor's Project" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Obama's link to '60s radical fuels new attacks" LINK

2008: Biden:

ABC News' Matthew Jaffe: "Biden Cancels More Events After Mother-in-Law's Death" LINK

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter: "Biden's Unified Theory of Biden" LINK

2008: Palin:

New York Times' Jennifer Steinhauer: "Road to November: Seeing Palin in Omaha" LINK

Washington Post's Shankar Vedantam: "Artful Dodging Trumps Open Evasion, Studies Show" LINK

Washington Post's Donna St. George: "Tenacious, Yes, but Forget the Lipstick" LINK

The New York Daily News' Thomas M. DeFrank: "Sarah Palin misquotes Madeleine Albright, Starbucks coffee cup" LINK

Newsweek's Jon Meacham: "The Palin Problem" LINK

Newsweek's Karl Rove: "Palin, McCain and the Weeks Ahead" LINK

The Associated Press' Jim Kuhnhenn: "Palin Defends Terrorist Comment Against Obama" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Bill Zwecker: "Take That Tina! Palin Wants to Spoof her Spoofer" LINK

The Associated Press' Douglass K. Daniel: "Analysis: Palin's Words May Backfire on McCain" LINK

The Associated Press' Matt Apuzzo: "7 Palin Aides to Testify in Abuse-of-Power Probe" LINK

2008: Biden and Palin:

ABC News Video: "Highlights from the VP Debate" LINK

The Associated Press: "Gwen Ifill: Pols had agendas" LINK

2008: Voters:

The Wall Street Journal's Easha Anand and Brad Haynes: "A Month Away, Some Voters Can't Decide" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "Voter Registration Trends Appear To Favor Democrats" LINK

2008: Bailout and Economy:

ABC News' Commentary by John Allen Paulos: "Chaos -- Mathematical and Financial" LINK

ABC News Video: "Tapper: $700B Bailout Bill Adopted" LINK

New York Times' Carter Dougherty, Nelson Schwartz and Floyd Norris: "Financial Crises Spread in Europe" LINK

USA Today's David J. Lynch: "1 hurdle down, many more to go for the economy" LINK

Boston Herald: "Roots of a financial mess" LINK

The Associated Press' Christopher S. Rugaber: "Battered Financial Industry Faces More Oversight" LINK