The Note: You Can't Get Elected. . .

Striking a different Note, the Boston Globe reports that Gov. Romney is replacing members in an effort to seek out greater diversity in nominees. LINK

2008: Democrats:

Sen. Clinton embraced the "angry" label bestowed upon her by RNC Chair Ken Mehlman in a speech to black and Hispanic women at a Manhattan campaign event yesterday, reports Newsday's Glenn Thrush. LINK

Clinton called Mehlman's comments a "badge of honor," and said, "There are lots of things that we should be angry and outraged about these days."

The New York Daily News on the same: LINK

Maureen Groppe of the Indianapolis Star writes that in his AIPAC speech last night, Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) echoed President Bush's sentiments and said that Hamas, "should not receive a penny of support from the United States until it recognizes Israel's right to exist and renounces terror." LINK

Tim Dickinson muses on RollingStone.com that Sen. Bayh's tough talk on Iran may be the path to Democratic victory in 2008. LINK

The Schwarzenegger Era:

Per the Los Angeles Times, the California Chamber of Commerce, "perhaps Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's closest political ally, may split with the governor over his commitment to drastically cut greenhouse-gas emissions." LINK

In a news analysis, the Los Angeles Times' Jennifer Warren writes that the recent resignation of California's corrections chief "raises doubts" about Gov. Schwarzenegger's "commitment to overhaul the system." LINK

SCOTUS:

Per USA Today's Joan Biskupic, "the U.S. government can withhold funds from universities that protest the Pentagon's ban on gay men and lesbians by denying military recruiters access to campuses and students, the Supreme Court ruled Monday." LINK

The decision was unanimous and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts. Justice Greenhouse on yesterday's ruling: LINK

The Los Angeles Times: LINK

The Washington Post: LINK

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