The Note's Must-Reads

2008: The Presidential Debates - Night Two of Three:

Watch the entire presidential debate from ABC News: LINK

ABC News Video: Highs and Lows from the Debate: LINK

ABC News' John Berman, Lisa Chinn, Dennis Dunlavey, Brian Hartman, Tom Giusto, Kimberley Randolph, Z. Byron Wolf, Justin Rood, Teddy Davis, Karen Travers, Kirit Radia, Luis Martinez, Ariane deVogue, Arlette Saenz, Reynolds Holding and Jerika Richardson: "Fact Check: McCain, Obama Charges and Countercharges" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Two Debates Down, Two Wins for Obama" LINK

ABC News' Russell Goldman: "Round II: Candidates Sparred Over Economy, Foreign Policy, Leadership" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "'That One'" LINK

ABC News' Teddy Davis and Arnab Datta: "Debating McCain Reference to 'That One'" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "About That Obama Pork Request McCain Keeps Talking About..." LINK

ABC News Nightline Report Card: "Who Dominated the Debate?" LINK

Newsweek's Richard Wolffe: "McCain Attacked Relentlessly, but Didn't Knock Obama Down" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Halperin: "Grading the Second Presidential Debate" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Abdon M. Pallasch: "Candidates Spar over Taxes, Foreign Policy" LINK

The Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown and Bill Nichols: "Debate II: McCain Struggles To Derail Obama" LINK

The Politico's Arena Referees: "The McCain-Obama Rematch: How Did It Go?" LINK

The Politico's Video: "Debate Video" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and Christopher Cooper: "McCain, Obama Square Off Over How To Fix The Economy" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jay Solomon: "McCain, Obama Say Financial Crisis Threatens U.S. Power Overseas" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Douglas Belkin: "Economic Mess Leaves Kluchars Wanting Blood; Neither Candidate Delivered Tuesday Night" LINK

The Wall Street Journal and The Capital Journal's Gerald F. Seib: "Debate Tactics Reflect Shift In Contest's Dynamics" LINK

The Washington Post's Dan Balz, Anne E. Kornblut and Michael Abramowitz: "Economic Crisis Dominates Debate" LINK

The Washington Post's Steven Pearlstein: "For the New Contagion, the Same Old Prescriptions" LINK

The Washington Post's Tom Shales: "A Showdown That Was More of a Letdown" LINK

The Washington Post's The Fix with Chris Cillizza: "The Nashville Skyline Debate: First Thoughts" LINK

The Washington Post's Robert G. Kaiser: "Analysis: Second Presidential Debate" LINK

The Boston Globe's Scott Helman and Susan Milligan: "McCain, Obama push hard on records, vision for nation" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "And the winner is..." LINK

The Boston Globe's James F. Smith: "Debate Analysis: Obama connected better than McCain" LINK

The Boston Globe's Scott Helman and Susan Milligan: "Obama, McCain clash on vision, records" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Round two for McCain, Obama" LINK

The Boston Globe's Michael Paulson: "Faith at the second presidential debate" LINK

Bloomberg's Catherine Dodge and Kristin Jensen: "McCain, Obama Clash On Taxes, Regulation, Skip Personal Attacks" LINK

Bloomberg's Aliza Marcus: "McCain, Obama Compete To Revamp U.S. Health Insurance System" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Analysis: Sharp tone, no gaffes in town hall debate" LINK

USA Today's Matt Kelley and Ken Dilanian: "Fact check: Context of key debate claims" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Keily and David Jackson: "McCain, Obama spar over economy in debate" LINK

The Boston Herald's Hillary Chabot: "Battle yields no knock outs" LINK

The Boston Herald's Howie Carr: "My friends, we're in for some trouble" LINK

The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam: "Debate snoozefest with Tom Brokaw at helm" LINK

The Boston Herald's Editorial Staff: "Straight talk time" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Poll: Who appears presidential?" LINK

The Boston Herald's Jill Radsken: "Inquiring citizens sports some talkers" LINK

The Boston Globes' Scott Malone: "Candidate Advisers Debate Carbon Capture Funds" LINK

The Boston Globes' Foon Rhee: "Bailout Not Enough, Obama and McCain Say" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Doyle McManus: "In Debate, McCain and Obama Battle Mostly To A Draw" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak and Michael Finnegan: "McCain, Obama Clash Over Economy In A Testy Debate" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Noam N. Levey: "Fact-Checking The Candidates" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Seema Mehta: "Debate Reaction Varies" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Robin Abcarian: "The Debate In Body Language" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Obama and McCain Clash Over Economy" LINK

The New York Times 'Frank Bruni: "Downturn in Decibels, Too" LINK

The New York Times' Staff: "Check Point: The Second Presidential Debate" LINK

The New York Times'Staff: "Debate Watch: The Military View" LINK

The Hills' Sam Youngman: "Economy Dominates Second Debate" LINK

The Hills' Sam Youngman : "Analysis: Debate wasn't McCain's game changer" LINK

The Hills' Sam Youngman: "Economy Dominates Early Part Of Town Hall Debate" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Barack Obama, John McCain Clash On Economic Crisis During Second Debate" LINK

The Boston Globes' James F. Smith: "Debate Analysis: Obama Connected Better Than Mccain" LINK

The Boston Globes' Foon Rhee: "Obama, McCain Clash On Vision, Records" LINK

The Boston Globes' Peter S. Canellos: "On Path To Presidency, Stark Contrast In Role Models" LINK

The Associated Press' Jim Kuhnhenn and Calvin Woodward: "Fact check: Obama, McCain twist records" LINK

The Associated Press: "McCain would buy bad homeowner mortgages" LINK

2008: McCain:

The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "Bush, Though Not Campaigning, Delivers a Message to Voters: 'Judges Matter'" LINK

The New York Times' Kevin Sack: "Business Cool Toward McCain's Health Coverage Plan" LINK

The Washington Post's Dan Eggen: "Bush Stresses Judicial Nominations - President Faults Democrats for 'Broken' Confirmation Process" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Laris: "McCain Pledge Sought For Dulles Rail Project - Vote on Metro Funding Upset Va. Leaders" LINK

The Boston Herald's Hillary Chabot: "'Analysts: Underdog John McCain needs to 'play hardball'" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Staff: "John McCain's Ties To Charles Keating" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak: "John McCain's Options Narrow On The Electoral College Map" LINK

The Politico's Kenneth P. Vogel and Cecile Dehesdin: "Dems hope Singlaub is McCain's Ayers" LINK

The Hill's Meghan McNamara: "Air War: Feeney's mea culpa ad scores, honestly" LINK

The Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: "Debate Stakes Higher for McCain as Insults Mount" LINK

The Associated Press' Pete Yost: "McCain Linked to Private Group in Iran-Contra Case" LINK

Time Magazine's Michael Scherer: "Can McCain Map Out a Comeback Strategy?" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "McCain, Struggling in Red States, Hits Obama's Past" LINK

2008: McCain and Obama:

ABC News' 50 States and 50 Days -- Next stop is Indiana LINK

The Washington Post's Brian Krebs: "Spammers Favor Obama Over McCain 7 to 1" LINK

The Boston Herald's Dick Morris and Eileen McGann: "Risky homestretch for front-runner" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Los Angeles Times' Bob Drogin and Maura Reynolds: "McCain Mortgage Plan Would Bail Out Homeowners" LINK

The New York Times' Jackie Calmes: "Long History for Proposal on Mortgages by McCain " LINK

The New York Daily News' Michael Goodwin: "Mac's Gotta Act Now He Needs Quick Strike Before Bam Builds Insurmountable Lead" LINK

Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla: "McCain's Michigan Woes May Widen As Economy Hits Working Class" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes: "McCain Still Targets Pennsylvania, Ohio" LINK

The Boston Herald's Michael Gerson: "Credit due John McCain for health plan" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Michael Sneed: "McCain at His Best Talking National Security" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl: "McCain Pledges Homeowner Help" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "McCain Goes on Offensive Early" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet: "McCain Nails Details, but No Game-Changer" LINK

The Associated Press: "McCain linked to group in Iran-Contra affair" LINK

2008: Obama:

The Los Angeles Times' Nicholas Riccardi: "Denver Wants Pro-Obama Mural Removed" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins and T.W. Farnam: "Group's Ad Blames Crisis On Democrats" LINK

The Politico's Alexander Burns: "Final Score: Obama Wins The Day" LINK

The Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Dan Balz: "Obama Leading In Ohio, Poll Finds" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Pollster: Don't believe the Dem hype" LINK

The Politico's Staff Writers: "McCain Proposes Bailout For Homeowners" LINK

The Politico's Roger Simon: "McCain Loses By Not Winning" LINK

Time Magazines' Michael Scherer: "Poll: Obama Gains in States That Went for Bush" LINK

Time Magazine's David Von Drehle: "In Town-Hall Debate, Obama Holds the Ball — and the Advantage" LINK

The Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Voter Fraud Task Force Raids Office Backing Obama" LINK

The Washington Times: "Obama Misspeaks on Computer Inventor" LINK

The Hills' Michael O'Brien: "Democrats Spend Grandly In The Grand Canyon State" LINK

The Associated Press: "FEC: Obama funds from abroad may total $3.3M" LINK

2008: Palin:

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "Palin Meets Resistance Among Clinton Backers" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Palin on Fox News Channel, again" LINK

The Associated Press: "State to review Palin per diem payments, taxes" LINK

2008: Voters:

USA Today's Kathleen Gray: "Arab-American electorate holds political sway in Mich." LINK

2008: Economy:

The Washington Post's Nancy Trejos: "Retirement Savings Lose $2 Trillion in 15 Months" LINK

The Washington Post's Peter Whoriskey: "AIG Spa Trip Fuels Fury on Hill" LINK

The Washington Post's Neil Irwin: "Moves by Fed, Europeans Fail To Calm Investors" LINK