The Note's Must-Reads


"'Pissed' Obama Journalist Quits" LINK

"The Roundtable: First 100 Days" LINK

"Obama's Great Expectations" LINK

"McCain to Hang in Loser's Museum" LINK

"Introducing ... Baby Obama" LINK


ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Election Over, Ayers, Wright & Farrakhan Emerge" LINK

Pictures: "Behind-the-Scenes With Obama on Election Night" LINK

ABC News' Mary Bruce: "Obama Supports Government Assistance for Auto Industry, Emanuel Says" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson: "Obama's aides outline priorities" LINK

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Weighs Quick Undoing of Bush Policy" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Carol J. Williams: "Supporters of closer Cuba ties see a chance with Obama's win" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Emily S. Achenbaum: "Louis Farrakhan ends silence on Barack Obama" LINK

The New York Daily News' Kenneth R. Bazinet and James Gordon Meek: "Guarding Obama and His Family Nothing New For Secret Service" LINK

The Washington Post's Al Kamen: "Still Yearning for Change? Make Sure the Site Is Right" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's John Barry: "Holding Pattern: Relax, Obama—foreign policy's stalled at the moment" LINK

The Washington Times' Arnaud deBorghave: "Think the impossible" LINK

The Washington Times' Michael Barone: "Obama's triumph of temperament" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman: "Obama Is Likely to Use Executive Power To Halt Drilling, Fund Stem-Cell Work" LINK

Associated Press' Ilene R. Prusher: "Obama Faces Challenges Ahead in the Middle East" LINK

Associated Press' Angela charlton: "Obama Win Sparks Push to End Racism in France" LINK

Associated Press' Stephen Ohlemacher: "Obama to Use Executive Orders for Immediate Impact" LINK

Associated Press: "Men in Obama death threat on lockdown" LINK

USA Today's Fredreka Schouten: "Obama transition team heavy with big fundraisers" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Bush and Obama: Their First Meeting" LINK

The New York Daily News' Kenneth R. Bazinet : "Obama & Bush Meet For White House Photo Op" LINK

Associated Press' Ben Feller: "Obama to Get His First Look at the Oval Office" LINK

The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "White House Memo: As the Handoff Begins, a Visit Both Historic and Perhaps Awkward" LINK

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Matthew Mosk: "Under Obama, Web Would Be the Way - Unprecedented Online Outreach Expected" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Daniel Drezner: "Dubya's Gift: When it comes to foreign policy, the president-elect owes a debt of gratitude to George W. Bush" LINK

Time Magazine's Nancy Gibbs: "When President Meets President-Elect, It's Not Always Pretty" LINK

The Washington Post's Alec MacGillis and Ann Scott Tyson: "Sometimes Continuity Trumps Change - Three Bush Appointees in Crucial Positions Likely to Remain Under Obama" LINK

The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz: "Obama's Other Transition: Handling a Tougher Press Corps" LINK


The New York Daily News' Elizabeth Lazorwitz and Robert Abruzze: "In Wake of Obama Election, Children See New Hope, Bigger Dreams" LINK

The Washington Post's Michelle Boorstein: "Praise and Politics - At D.C.'s Historic Second Baptist Church, the Believers Are Jubilant About the Future: God 'Made Something Happen That People Said Would Never Happen!'" LINK

The Washington Post's Shankar Vedantam: "Big Political Donors Just Looking for Favors? Apparently Not." LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Kaufman and Gary Fields: "Election Of Obama Recasts National Conversation On Race" LINK

Time Magazine's Nancy Gibbs: "How Obama's Election Will Affect Votes in the Middle East" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Lorraine Ali: "Islam and Obama: American Muslims overwhelmingly voted Democratic" LINK

The Washington Times' Andrew Breitbart: "Obama voters conciliatory" LINK

The Washington Times' Jennifer Harper: "Post concedes bias for Obama" LINK


The Politico's Avi Zenilman: "Dem groups claim Obama win" LINK

The Politico's Peter Kauffmann: "Dems get new crop of military voters" LINK

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro: "Warning to Democrats" LINK

The Washington Times: "The Lieberman Question" LINK

The Hill's Alexander Bolton: "Reid looks to chop Republican committee seats" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Wallsten: "Democrats set sights on Texas" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Greg Hitt: "Rift Over Key Committee Post Threatens To Distract Democrats From Agenda" LINK

The Hill's Klaus Marre: "Cantor: GOP stands ready to work with Obama" LINK

The New York Times' John Harwood: "The Caucus: Democrats Have G.O.P. to Thank, at Least in Part" LINK

The Boston Herald's Margery Eagan: "Righty Wingnuts Can't Tolerate O-merica" LINK

2008: ECONOMY:

The Los Angeles Times' Noam N. Levey: "Obama, Bush and the economy" LINK

The Washington Times' Patrice Hill: "Election opens door for a new economic era" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Chu and Barbara Hagenbaugh: "Treasury to give AIG another $40 billion" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Chu and Byron Acohido: "Why banks are boosting credit card interest rates" LINK

Forbes' William Pentland: "Where Moms Work the Hardest" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Richard Simon and Jim Puzzanghera: "As a road to a better economy, an old idea gains ground" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Greg Hitt in Washington and John D. Stoll in Detroit: "Auto Makers Force Bailout Issue" LINK

The Boston Herald's Jay Fitzgerald: "Unions See Barack Obama Presidency As Major Opportunity" LINK

Bloomberg's Mike Ramsey and Todd Shields: "U.S. Automakers Gain Bailout Support, Wait For Terms, Timing" LINK


The Washington Post's Michael A. Fletcher: "Aide: Middle-Class Tax Cut a Priority - Emanuel Hints That Increase for Upper Incomes Also Won't Be Postponed" LINK

The Hill's Aaron Blake: "Emanuel: Colombia FTA doesn't belong in stimulus" LINK


Associated Press: "Transition, too, for Michelle Obama to first lady" LINK

2008: PALIN:

The Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "McCain advisers defend Palin" LINK

2008: THE ELECTION IN 2012:

The Wall Street Journal's Jim Carlton: "Nevada Turns Left This Time, But Future Course Is Uncertain" LINK

The Politico's Jonathan Martin: "GOP gears up for 2012" LINK