CBS: Bill Whitaker in SC covered new CBS poll. Noted “reverse gender gap,” with most women backing Obama and men behind Clinton. African-American women, a large SC voting block, are strongly pro-Obama. Campaign Notebook covered spate of holiday ads, Romney ad about lost teen.
“Primary Questions” tackled infidelity. Many candidates appeared flexible; Romney said it’s appropriate for unhappy spouses to “find a new relationship.” Obama again raised past drug use in discussing morality. Clinton said some great leaders had “challenges in their personal life.” Giuliani again said he’s made mistakes, some repeatedly. Read more from the candidates here.
ABC: Gibson reported on new ABC/WashPost IA poll, holiday ads.
NBC: Williams, Russert announced new NBC-WSJ national poll numbers. Package examined candidate holiday ads, including the alleged cross in Huckabee’s Christmas spot.