The Note's Must-Reads

2008: President-Elect Obama:

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama To Meet With Economic And Political Leaders" LINK

Time Magazine's David Van Biema: "Who Is Joel Hunter, and Why Is Obama Praying with Him?" LINK

Time Magazine's Brian Bennett: "Will Obama Have to Adjust His Timetable on Iraq?" LINK

Time Magazine's Michael Grunwald: "Obama's Agenda: Get America Back on Track" LINK

The Washington Times' Jon Ward and Christina Bellantoni: "Economy begs priority from Obama" LINK

The Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Web sites foretell a YouTube presidency" LINK

The Washington Times' Wesley Pruden: "A heartfelt toast to the new chief" LINK

The Washington Times' Garry L. Jarmin: "Keys to Obama victory" LINK

Bloomberg's Michael Tackett: "`Absolute Enforcer' Emanuel Has Big Role In Obama's White House"LINK

Bloomberg's Jesse Westbrook: "Obama Faces `Urgent' Task In Replacing SEC's Cox, Lawmakers Say" LINK

Politico's Ben Smith and John F. Harris: "Obama Sends Powerful Signal" LINK

Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown: "Little Shock In Gibbs Pick" LINK

Politico's Daniel Libit: "Bachmann Praises Obama's Win, Now" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas and Michael Finnegan: "Obama Prepares For Presidency As Electoral, Senate Margins Widen" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter G. Gosselin: "Obama Faces A Difficult Choice For Treasury Secretary" LINK

The Boston Herald's Eva Wolchover: "Race For U.S. Top Dog" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny and Jackie Calmes: "Obama, Assembling Team, Turns to the Economy" LINK

The New York Times' Alissa J. Rubin: "Obama Victory Alters the Tenor of Iraqi Politics" LINK

The New York Times' Michael Cooper: "A Blowout? No, but a Clear-Cut Win, for a Change" LINK

The New York Times' Brian Stelter: "Obama Victory is Record News on the Web" LINK

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut andKaren DeYoung: "Emauel to be Chief of Staff" LINK

The Washington Post Dan Eggen: "Bush, Obama to Meet Monday at White House" LINK

The Washington Post Steven Pearlstein: "Obama's Hurdles Down the Track" LINK

The Washington Post Joby Warrick: "Obama Gets First In-Depth Intelligence Briefing" LINK

The Boston Globe's Matt Viser and Frank Phillips: "Political Scramble If Kerry Joins Cabinet" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Obama Confabs With Foreign Leaders" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Obama Win Boosts Optimism, Poll Says" LINK

The Washington Post's Thomas Erdbrink: "Ahmadinejad Congratulates Obama, Urges 'Real' Change" LINK

The Washington Post's Dan Eggen: "Bush, Obama to Meet Monday at White House" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jeffrey Ball: "Does Green Energy Add 5 Million Jobs? Potent Pitch, but Numbers Are Squishy " LINK

USA Today's Susan Page: "Obama's Victory Ushers in New Group" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely and Martha T. Moore: "Obama Prepares to Face Economic Crisis" LINK

USA Today's Ken Dilanian: "Obama's Chief of Staff Has White House Experience" LINK

NY Daily News' Michael Mcauliff: "Barack Obama picks two aides as nine world leaders extend welcome" LINK

NY Daily News' James Gordon Meek: "Obama gets his first threat briefing as he gets ready to replace Bush" LINK

NY Daily News' James Gordon Meek: "The Al Qaeda dilemma: How to feel about the election of Barack Obama" LINK

2008: Media:

ABC News' Steve Osunsami: "A Reporter Reflects On His Own Reaction To The Election" LINK

2008: Michelle Obama:

The Boston Herald's Mike Underwood: "Michelle Obama, The President's Belle, Has Both Substance And Style" LINK

2008: Transition: Newsweek Magazine's Katie Paul: "How To Run A White House: A Bush chief of staff offers advice for Obama" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Richard Wolffe: "Choosing 'Rahmbo': Inside Obama's chief-of-staff selection" LINK

Time Magazine's James Carney: "Rahm Emanuel: A Tough Taskmaster for the White House" LINK

The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Robert Pear: "Bush Warns of Vulnerability in a Transition" LINK

The Washington Post Valerie Jarrett: "Transition Team Profiles"LINK

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut and Karen DeYoung: "Emanuel To Be Chief Of Staff" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman: "Obama Pick for Chief of Staff Criticized as Partisan Voice" LINK

2008: Democrats:

Time Magazine's Jay Newton-Small: "A Traitor Among Us? The Democrats' Lieberman Problem" LINK

The Hill's Walter Alarkon: "Feingold could lead Senate Foreign Relations" LINK

The Boston Globe's Susan Milligan: "House Speaker Gives A Vow Of Bipartisanship" LINK

NY Daily News' Michael Saul: "Rahm Emanuel Brings Tough Tactics, Saucy Tongue to Obama White House" LINK

2008: Palin:

ABC News' Kate Snow: "Palin Aide Fires Back At Reported McCain Camp Slams" LINK

ABC News' Kate Snow: "Palin Aide Offers Strong Rebuke To Criticisms" LINK

The Boston Herald's Margery Eagan: "Sarah Palin And The Argeo-nauts" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Kim Murphy: "Sarah Palin Returns To A Chillier Alaska" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler: "In End, McCain Played to the GOP" LINK

2008: Republicans:

ABC News' Dan Harris: "Religious Conservatives Brace For Future Under Obama" LINK

2008: International Relations:

The Washington Post Thomas Erdbrink: "Ahmadinejad Congratulates Obama, Urges 'Real' Change" LINK

2008: Voting:

The New York Times' Ian Urbina: "Push to Expand Early Balloting and Voter Rolls" LINK

The New York Times' Julia Preston: "In Big Shift, Latino Vote Was Heavily for Obama" LINK

The New York Times' Laurie Goodstein: "Obama Made Gains Among Youngster Evangelical Voters, Data Show" LINK