NBC– Lisa Myers dug into Huckabee accepting gifts as Arkansas governor — including vacations, wife’s wardrobe, discounts on food — totaling $112,000 in just one year. Nothing new reported, but will stun many a viewer just learning about Huckabee — but could also bounce right off of him. Click above for video.
ABC– Discussed new ABC/WashPost poll with Stephanopoulos– economy, not Iraq, public’s top concern. Played a stand-alone clip from Romney’s immigration ad targeting Huckabee. Health care roundtable looked at Dem, GOP plans.
Also on ABC, Martha Raddatz spent a day on the job with President Bush. Read more here.
CBS– Campaign Notebook included bad IA weather, Huckabee’s Gilchrist endorsement. Jeff Greenfield hopped on Edwards’ campaign bus; Edwards given ample airtime to make his message case, especially on electability.
All shows mentioned Midwest ice storm, and impact on IA campaigning.