The Note's Must-Reads


Obama's 30-Minute TV Ad: LINK

Obama on Life After Election Day: LINK

Political Ads In Video Games?: LINK

'View' Admits to Having Election Fatigue: LINK

2008: McCAIN and OBAMA:

ABC News' Tahman Bradley: "Don't Touch That Dial: A Message From the President of the United States Wannabes" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Poll Cats II: Six Days Out" LINK

The Associated Press' Ben Feller: "Intensity Grows as Presidential Election Looms" LINK

ABC News' Jan Crawford Greenburg: "A President's Legacy: The Supreme Court" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "McCain Mocks Obama's 'Infomercial'" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "McCain's 'Comeback' Will Motivate Obama Voters" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan and Maeve Reston: "In Florida, White House Hopefuls Battle Bitterly" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' James Rainey: "McCain, Palin Demand L.A. Times Release Obama Video" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook: "Obama Leads McCain In Florida and Ohio, Poll Says" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Faye Fiore: "Republican Dominion Threatened In Virginia" LINK

Bloomberg's Jeff Bliss: "McCain Wants 'Can-Do' Spies; Obama To Separate Agency, Politics" LINK

The Boston Globe's Bina Venkataraman: "Campaigns push energy issues to the forefront - Candidates back independence, differ on methods" LINK

The Boston Globe: "McCain pressures LA Times on release of Obama videotape" LINK

2008: McCAIN:

USA Today's David Jackson: "McCain works to keep Florida red" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler and Christopher Cooper: "McCain Tries To Shift Focus To Security" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Carl Bialik: "McCain And The Youngest Voters" LINK

The Boston Herald's Dave Wedge: "Aerosmith's Joe Perry Walks This Way With John McCain" LINK

The Politico's Patrick O'Connor and Martin Kady II: "GOP-ers say McCain makes bids tougher" LINK

The Boston Globe: "On GOP ticket, no 'white flag of surrender'" LINK

Time Magazines' Sean Scully: "How McCain Thinks He Can Win Pennsylvania" LINK

The Washington Times' Joseph Curl and Christina Bellantoni: "McCain calls Obama unqualified" LINK

The New York Time's Elizabeth Bumiller: "McCain Embraces A G.O.P. Theme: No More Taxes" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Abramowitz: "McCain Links Economy, Security" LINK

The Washington Post's Michael Shear: "McCain Again Points To Obama's Associates" LINK

2008: OBAMA:

ABC News' Eric Johnson: "Nightline's Report Card: Did Obama's Primetime Pitch Make the Grade?" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Obama Infomercial a Virtuoso Performance" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Barack & Bill: From Cold War to Cool Peace" LINK

ABC News' Katie Escherich and Lauren Sher: "Obama: My Cabinet Would Be Bipartisan" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Actor Who Played Obama-like Character on The West Wing to Rally With Obama Tonight in Florida" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Former Hillary (Now McCain) Supporters Say New Obama Ad Featuring Palin Winking Is Sexist" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "On The Daily Show Tonight, Obama Jokes His White Half Will Be Confused of Who to Vote for" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "Obama blankets TV with ad" LINK

USA Today's Robert Bianco: "Obama uses his TV time well" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Obama Ridicules Socialism Charge" LINK

The New York Daily News' Michael Mcauliff and Celeste Katz: "Barack Obama Goes Prime Time With Half-Hour Infomercial" LINK

The New York Daily News' Rich Schapiro: "Wassup, Barack! Bud Guys Are Back In Two New Commercials Endorsing Obama" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Barack Obama Seizes The 'Media Real Estate' With Polished Pitch" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman: "Democrats Vie To Shape An Obama Legislative Agenda" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Cooper: "In Late Night Rally, Bill Clinton Sings Obama's Praises" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick: "In Shift, Bill Clinton Hits The Campaign Trail" LINK

Bloomberg's Kristin Jensen and Julianna Goldman: "Obama's Primetime Ad Demonstrates Money Advantage Over McCain" LINK

The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam: "Barack Obama Shows Dull Side On Infomercial" LINK

The Boston Herald's Joe Dwinell: "Barack Obama Lead Slipping Per Newest National Polls" LINK

The Boston Herald's Dick Morris and Eileen McGann: "Almost' 50 Percent Won't Put Obama Over The Top" LINK

The Politico's David Rogers: "Obama shakes up Georgia's Senate race" LINK

The Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "Obama makes final case in supersize ad" LINK

The Politico: "Final score: Obama wins the day" LINK

The Boston Globe's Scott Helman: "Obama taps war chest, calls on Bill Clinton - Economy is the focus of infomercial" LINK

The Boston Globe: "Obama aunt may live in Boston - She has worked for BHA, city says" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff: "Fears for Obama" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Halperin: "Barack and Bill: For One Night, At Least, a Happy Couple" LINK

The Chicago Sun-Times' Fran Spielman : "Daley to Obama: Leave Duncan in Chicago" LINK

The Washington Times' Gary Andres: "Is Obama buying the White House?" LINK

The Washington Times'Jack Kemp and Peter Ferrara: "Obama's perils to prosperity" LINK

The Washington Times' Thomas Sowell: "Obama and the law" LINK

The Washington Times' Julia Duin : "Pro-choice Obama repels evangelicals" LINK

The New York Time's Peter Baker and Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Repeats A Campaign Staple: Time For Change" LINK

The New York Time's Jeff Zeleny: "Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Together At Last" LINK

The New York Time's Jim Rutenberg: "The Ad Campaign: An Obama Infomercial, Big, Glossy and Almost Unavoidable" LINK

The Washington Post's Tom Shales: "Obamavision: An Appeal The Masses" LINK

2008: BIDEN:

Time Magazine's Karen Tumulty: "Hidin' Biden: Reining In a Voluble No. 2" LINK

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "The test this time" LINK

2008: PALIN:

ABC News' Russell Goldman: "Sarah Palin: 'Not Doing This For Naught'" LINK

The New York Daily News' Helen Kennedy: "Sarah Palin's Sheer Ineptitude Shows Through All Of The Window Dressing" LINK

The New York Daily News' S.E. CUPP: "Double Standard For Sarah Palin Only Proves How Much She's Succeeded" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Holmes: "No Dissension In The McCain Campaign Ranks, Palin Says" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "Palin: I'm not doin' this for naught" LINK

The Boston Globe: "Palin vows energy independence - US security depends on it, she tells crowd" LINK

The Washington Times' Jon Ward: "Palin comment sparks 2012 talks" LINK

The New York Time's Julie Bosman: "Parsing Palin's 'For Naught'" LINK


USA Today's Wendy Koch: "Renewable energy debuts on ballots" LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Poll: Too much money spent on presidential campaign" LINK


USA Today's Anjeanette Damon: "Working on winning union vote in Nevada" LINK

USA Today's Larry Copeland and Richard Wolf: "To beat Election Day rush, throngs waiting to vote early" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Carol J. Williams and Noam N. Levey: "Vote Watchdogs Warn Of Troubles On Election Day" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's June Kronholz: "Rising Tide Of Suits Filed In Search Of Political Edge" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Sara Murray: "Gap Narrows In Florida And Ohio, Not Pennsylvania" LINK

Bloomberg's Laura Litvan: "Miami Republican Incumbents Challenged on More Than Cuba Policy" LINK

The New York Time's Carl Hulse: "New Registrations Give Georgia Blacks More Power At The Polls" LINK

The Washington Post's Mary Pat Flaherty: "In Ohio, Wary Eyes On Election Process" LINK

The Washington Post's David Montgomery: "Spanish Political Ads' Multiple Translations" LINK

The Washington Post's Jon Cohen and Hyle Dropp: "Early Voters Breaking Records" LINK


USA Today's Mark Memmott: "'Joe the Plumber' takes to stage, page" LINK


ABC News' Dan Harris in California: "Proposition 8: Gay Marriage on California's Ballot" LINK

Next Stop: Nevada - LINK

2008: ECONOMY:

ABC News' Alice Gomstyn: "Fed Cuts Key Interest Rate Again" LINK