Cleanup continues in W. Mass. – Romney declares candidacy, Obama ‘failed’ – Palin comes to the North End

TORNADO ALLEY: Tornado cleanup continues today, with word from Sen. Kerry about federal assistance (Wash. Post). Gov. Patrick hopes the death toll stays at four. (MassLive) The Herald alerts us to pols’ that and are not in Western Mass.

MITT MONITOR: Meanwhile, former Gov. Mitt Romney announced he’s running for president (Globe) against Barack Obama, who is a huge failure (Herald). Two political experts and a blogger discussed Romney’s bid last night on Greater Boston.

SARAH SURVEILLANCE: Meanwhile meanwhile, Sarah Palin came to Massachusetts and didn’t at all try to distract people from Romney’s announcement.

STATE HEADLINES:
State AG presses feds on Pilgrim plant re-licensing | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com
UMass: Fee hikes are driven by less government funding – Lowell Sun Online: www.lowellsun.com

DiMASI:
DiMasi lawyers urge judge to toss out corruption charges – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

WHAT?:
Why the Attorney General of Massachusetts Has Giraffes on Her Desk – News – ABA Journal: news.google.com

TORNADO ALLEY:
Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes Western Massachusetts’ death toll will hold at 4 | masslive.com: www.masslive.com
Springfield City Councilor Jose Tosado suspends mayoral campaign for month due to tornadoes | masslive.com: www.masslive.com
Kerry: Federal aid likely after Massachusetts tornado – The Washington Post: www.washingtonpost.com
Pols prop up image with visits – BostonHerald.com: feedproxy.google.com
Gov. Patrick: People of Springfield ‘shaken’ – AP: feeds.boston.com
Amid ruins, counting blessings – AP: www.lowellsun.com

MITT MONITOR:
Officially in, Romney all about the economy – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Analysis: New Hampshire Important For Romney | WBUR: feeds.wbur.org
Romney said he had right policy on auto companies – AP: feeds.boston.com
BostonHerald.com – Blogs: Katy on the Campaign Trail» Blog Archive » Romney: Obama has failed: bostonherald.com
Greater Boston – New Hampshire politics: www.wgbh.org

SARAH SURVEILLANCE:
Palin: Im Not Stepping On Romney Announcement | AP: feeds.wbur.org
Palin takes a swipe at Romney along Freedom Trail – BostonHerald.com: www.google.com
RealClearPolitics – Palin Slams "RomneyCare" in Massachusetts: news.google.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:
Massachusetts Liberal: Tone deaf politics: baystateliberal.blogspot.com
Red Mass Group:: Top Ten Things About This Weekend’s MassDems Convention in Lowell : www.redmassgroup.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:
CT Malloy Warns Of Layoffs If Unions Reject SEBAC Deal – Courant.com: www.courant.com
N.H. Senate OKs expanding states capital punishment law – AP: feeds.boston.com Cape DA again denies ties to gambling – AP: feeds.boston.com
RI Senate panel takes up civil unions | Politics | projo.com | The Providence Journal : www.projo.com
ME Legislature challenges federal ethanol rules | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram : www.pressherald.com

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