The Note

The Washington Post ed board is nervous about electronic voting machines. LINK

Politics:

Al Hunt goes deep into Red vs. Blue America, writing there are "several demographic groups that are now up for grabs" including "suburban women, blue-collar workers, young registered voters and Catholics."

TODAY'S SCHEDULE (all times ET):

—8:30 am: The Labor Department issues April's employment numbers and revised March numbers —9:30 am: The Senate convenes for morning business and resumes debate on the corporate tax bill —10:00 am: Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist delivers a commencement address at Howard University Medical School, Washington, D.C. —10:00 am: Secretary of State Colin Powell addresses the American Foreign Service Association's Memorial Plaque ceremony at the State Department, Washington, D.C. —10:30 am: Sen. Joe Lieberman holds a news conference on bio-terrorism preparedness at Russell Park, Washington, D.C. —10:50 am: President Bush makes remarks at the Grand River Center, Dubuque, Iowa —11:45 am: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Joint Chiefs Chairman Richard Meyers, Acting Army Secretary Les Brownless, Army Chief of Staff General Peter Schoomaker, and CENTCOM Deputy Commander Lt. General Lance Smith testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Capitol —12:30 pm: Sen. John Kerry addresses the National Democratic Leadership Council at the Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz. —1:00 pm: Politics Live on ABC News Live and AOL —1:00 pm: National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice delivers a commencement address at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. —2:00 pm: Secretary Powell meets with Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong at the Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C. —3:00 pm: Karen Hughes hosts a pre-Mother's Day online chat on http://www.georgewbush.com —3:00 pm: Secretary Rumsfeld, Chairman Meyers, Secretary Brownless, Chief of Staff Shoomaker and Deputy Commander Lt. Smith testify before the House Armed Services Committee, Washington, D.C. —3:30 pm: Rep. Tom Feeney and Lt. Col. Joe Repya criticize Sen. Kerry's national security credentials as part of the Bush-Cheney campaign's "Winning the War on Terror" tour, Oviedo, Fla. —3:45 pm: President Bush participates in a Q&A session at Cabela's Distribution Center, Prairie du Chien, Wis. —4:15 pm: The Federal Reserve releases its weekly conditions report of large commercial banks —6:25 pm: President Bush speaks at a rally at Copeland Baseball Field, LaCrosse, Wis. —8:00 pm: Sen. Kerry attends a Jambalaya Jamboree at the Governor's Mansion, Baton Rouge, La.

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