The Note's Must-Reads

2008: McCAIN and OBAMA:

Associated Press' Glen Johnson: "McCain, Palin Rip Obama Over Taxes in N.H., Ohio" LINK

Associated Press' Liz Sidoti: "AP Presidential Poll: Race Tightens in Final Weeks" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Pollster says AP's numbers don't add up" LINK

The Washington Post's Behind the Numbers: "This Race Goes to 11 - Powell Helps with Indies" LINK

The Washington Post's Joe Stephens: "In Ads, GOP Stresses Obama's Ties to Chicago Developer" LINK

The Washington Post's Richard Leiby: "It's Not Yet Curtains for A Moth-Eaten Metaphor" LINK

The New York Times' David E. Sanger: "Rivals Split on U.S. Power, but Ideas Defy Easy Labels" LINK

The Washington Times' Bill Gertz: "Candidates eye better use of spies" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Campaigns Spar Over Robocalls" LINK

Bloomberg's Kim Chipman and Hans Nichols: "Obama, McCain Pit Plumbers Vs Hedge-Fund Managers In Tax Debate" LINK

Bloomberg's Matthew Benjamin and Ryan J. Donmoyer: "McCain, Obama Are 'Disingenuous At Best' In Campaign Tax Duels" LINK

Bloomberg's Catherine Dodge: "Obama, Slumping Economy Loosen McCain's Grip On Older Voters" LINK

USA Today's Joan Biskupic: "For Divided High Court, Two Potential Legacies" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Political Spending Races Toward Record $5.3 Billion" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely and David Jackson: "McCain, Obama Slam Economic Plans" LINK

Politico's Lisa Lerer and Carrie Budoff Brown: "Obama, McCain Play Who's The Socialist" LINK

2008: McCAIN:

ABC News Video: "Men Go Shirtless for McCain and Palin" LINK

The Boston Herald's Hillary Chabot: "John McCain in N.H.: 'I can count on you'" LINK

The Washington Post's Micahel Leahy: "Senator's Image as Reformer Born in Crisis" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz and Juliet Eilperin: "McCain Tries to Push Past Palin Backlash" LINK

The New York Times' Robert Draper: "The Making (and Remaking) of McCain" LINK

The New York Times' Elisabeth Bumiller: "McCain Says He's Tested and Ready for a Crisis"LINK

The New York Times' Larry Rohter: "McCain Is Faltering Among Hispanic Voters" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' James Rainey: "McCain's Media Coverage Largely Negative, Pew Research Center Finds" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl and Stephen Dinan: "McCain lambastes Bush years" LINK

Politico's Alexander Burns: "A Glimmer Of Hope For GOP?" LINK

Politico's Jonathan Martin: "No Cavalry Coming For McCain" LINK

Associated Press: "French archive posts John McCain captivity footage" LINK

2008: OBAMA:

ABC News Analysis by Gary Langer: "Daily Tracking Poll: Barack Obama Answers on Experience, Improves on Commander-in-Chief" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama Says McCain Would Pose a National Security Risk" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Democrats Outpace Republicans in Early Voting" LINK

ABC News Video: "Obama Defends Running Mate Biden" LINK

Time Magazine's Joe Klein: "Why Barack Obama is Winning" LINK

Time Magazine's Jay Newton-Small: "Obama Holds Lead in Key States" LINK

The Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "Obama: McCain's tax plan favors wealthy" LINK

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "A Shearing, Not a Sharing" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Mark Z. Barabak and Bob Drogin: "Barack Obama Parries Renewed Attacks On His Readiness" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Christi Parsons and John McCormick: "Ill Grandma A Central Figure For Obama" LINK

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

The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos: "Obama Economic Aide Defends Tax Plan" LINK

USA Today's Daniel Burke: "Group Asks IRS To Investigate Catholic Bishop Against Obama" LINK

Associated Press: "Barack Obama parries charge that tax plan socialism" LINK

2008: BIDEN:

The Washington Post's Libby Copeland: "Campaign Curriculum" LINK

The Washington Times' Editorial Page: "Biden's big mouth" LINK

2008: PALIN:

ABC News' Russell Goldman: "Palin's Spending Spree Sheds Light on Campaign's Priorities" LINK

The Boston Herald's Dave Wedge: "Sarah Palin's $pree nets dressing-down" LINK

The Boston Herald's Margery Eagan: "Finally, Sarah Palin edging out of style" LINK

The Boston Herald's Inside Track: "Ellen Degeneres to Sarah Palin: Butt out!" LINK

The Boston Herald's Michael Graham: "A day in the life of Palin" LINK

The Boston Herald's Daniel Gewertz: "Author rocks 'Voter's Guide' to Sarah Palin" LINK

The Washington Post's Robin Givhan: "After a $150,000 Makeover, Sarah Palin Has an Image Problem" LINK

The New York Times' Patrick Healy and Michael Luo: "$150,000 Wardrobe for Palin May Alter Tailor-Made Image" LINK

The New York Times' Julie Bosman: "Medical Records? Sure" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Andrew Romano : "Making Plans for Palin" LINK

The Washington Times' Valerie Richardson: "Palin's makeover cost RNC thousands" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Robin Abcarian and Kate Linthicum: "Sarah Palin's RNC-Funded Makeover: A Fashion Do Or Don't?" LINK

Politico's Jeanne Cummings: "GOP Donors Critical Of Palin's Pricey Threads" LINK

2008: VOTERS:

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Gallup guru detects no 'pattern' of deception in polls" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Lee: "Jock the Vote: NBA Players Raise Their Voices" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Robert J. Samuelson : "Young Voters, Get Mad" LINK

The Hill's Anna Martin: "Young Voters Concerned With Economy " LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor and Laura Meckler: "Candidates Court Florida Voters With Promises To Spend On Final Frontier" LINK

USA Today's John Fritze: "N.M. Teams Emphasize That Every Vote Counts" LINK

2008: ECONOMY:

The New York Times' Stephanie Saul: "In Sour Economy, Some Scale Back on Medications" LINK

Politico's Eamon Javers: "Will The Election Drive The Dow?" LINK