The Note's Must-Reads

2008: ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

"George on the Transition of Power" LINK

"The Bushes Welcome the Obamas" LINK

"Jake Tapper on Obama's White House Trip" LINK

"O'Reilly's Take on the Election" LINK

2008: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE WHITE HOUSE VISIT:

ABC News' Jake Tapper and Kate Barrett: "Bushes Welcomes Obamas to Their New Home" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "43, Meet 44" LINK

Associated Press' Jennifer Loven: "Bush, Obama Discuss Economy, Foreign Policy" LINK

USA Today's David Jackson and Richard Wolf: "Obamas check out the White House" LINK

The Boston Globe's Joseph Williams "A White House tour of trouble spots" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "A first trip to Oval Office" LINK

The Washington Posts' Staff Writers: "Obamas Make Symbolic Visit to Future Home: White House" If There's An Opening In 2012 Or Beyond" LINK

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "White House: Bush Meeting with Obama 'Constructive'" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "Barack and Michelle Obama Visit the White House" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Staff: "Barack Obama at White House: The photos tell the story" LINK

The New York Daily News' Kenneth R. Bazinet and Michael Mcauliff: "Barack Obama meets President Bush in 2-hour visit to White House" LINK

The New York Daily News' Thomas M. Defrank: "Temporary Amnesia Tops Agenda as President Bush, President-Elect Obama Huddle at White House" LINK

2008: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA AND THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSITION:

Associated Press' Matt Apuzzo and Lara Jakes Jordan: "Obama Plans US Terror Trials to Replace Guantanamo" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Obama Derangement Syndrome" LINK

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Obama Weighs in on Lieberman" LINK

USA Today's Jill Lawrence: "Poll: Americans have high hopes for Obama" LINK

The New York Times' Peter Baker: "On Plane, Obama Reaches across the Aisle" LINK

The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Jeff Zeleny: "For Obamas, a Tour of the White House and the Issues Ahead" LINK

The Boston Globe's Bryan Bender: "Pentagon board says cuts essential" LINK

The Washington Posts' Karen DeYoung: "Obama to Explore New Approach in Afghanistan War" LINK

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

The Hill's Sam Youngman: "Team Obama Sells T-Shirts to Raise Funds for DNC" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Noam N. Levey s: "Obama Urged To Overhaul Healthcare, Stat" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Robert O'Harrow Jr.: "Obama's Hopes for Efficient Purchasing a Hard Sell" LINK

The New York Daily News' Michael Daly: "Young Barack Obama Came to the City To Find Himself - And Look How Far He Has Gone" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Yochi J. Dreazen: "Obama Leans toward Asking Gates to Remain at Pentagon for a Year" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Gorman: "Intelligence Policy to Stay Largely Intact" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Robert Tomsho and John Hechinger: "Obama Is Expected to Put Education Overhaul on Back Burner" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Ben Casselman: "New Administration Would Risk Backlash With Gas-Drilling Reversal" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Cooper, Brody Mullins and T.W. Farnam: "Transition Poses Cash Quandary" LINK

Bloomberg's Indira A.R. Lakshmanan: "Obama's Afghan War Plans May Run into Weary Public, Deficits" LINK

Newsweek Magazine's Daniel Gross: "What Are Rich People Thinking? Why the wealthy voted for Obama and higher taxes" LINK

The Washington Times' Stephen Dinan: "Agenda disappears from Obama Web site" LINK

The Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni and Jon Ward: "Obama, Bush meet at White House" LINK

The Boston Herald's Lauren Beckham Falcone: "Pet pooch will turn Obama into commander-in-grief" LINK

The Boston Herald's William McKenzie: "Now comes the hard part, Obama - governing" LINK

2008: DEMOCRATS/GOP:

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney: "Sparring Starts as Republicans Ponder Future" LINK

The Washington Times' Ralph Z. Hallow: "Gingrich, Steele duel privately for RNC job" LINK

The Washington Times' Tara Wall: "What's next for Republicans?" LINK

2008: ECONOMY:

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos: "Lame-Duck Stimulus? Probably Not" LINK

ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf: "Congress Gets $621M Tax Dollar Makeover" LINK

The Washington Posts' Lori Montgomery and Michael D. Shear: "Obama Asks Bush to Back Rescue of Automakers" LINK

USA Today's Sharon Silke Carty: "Poll shows lukewarm support for federal auto bailout" LINK

The Hill's Bob Cusack: "Stark Favors Growing Deficit to Tackle Healthcare" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Staff: "Bush White House Gives One Last Gift to Wall Street" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Weisman and John D. Mckinnon: "Obama Prods Bush to Aid Detroit" LINK

2008: OBAMA FAMILY:

ABC News' Emily Friedman: "Perks and Travails Await Rising First Kids" LINK

USA Today's Deb Riechmann: "First Lady gives Michelle Obama mansion tour" LINK

The Washington Posts' Richard Leiby and Valerie Strauss: "The Future First Lady, Finding Her Home in History" LINK

Associated Press: "Michelle Obama visits D.C. private schools" LINK

2008: PALIN:

ABC News' Tahman Bradley: "Palin Regrets Not Doing More Interviews; Again Denies Africa, NAFTA Confusion" LINK

The New York Times' Julie Bosman: "Palin Defends Herself in Fox Interview" LINK

The Boston Globe's Foon Rhee: "Palin: No regrets, no plans for 2012" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Hinckley: "Sarah Palin Says She'll 'Plow through the Door' If There's An Opening In 2012 Or Beyond" LINK

The Boston Herald's Sean Cockerham: "Palin Hits Bush in Remarks about Election Results" LINK

The Boston Herald's Dan K. Thomasson: "Loss need not put Palin's possibilities on ice" LINK

Associated Press' Gene Johnson: "Palin blames Bush policies for GOP defeat" LINK

2008: CONGRESS:

The Washington Times' S.A. Miller and David M. Dickson: "Chances dim for special session" LINK