ABC: Show led with Giuliani illness, which Gibson called “something of a puzzle.” Jake Tapper stressed lack of concrete information from campaign, said hospitalization evoked Tsongas’s lymphoma and Bradley’s irregular heartbeat.
Gibson sat with Romney for “Who Is?” segment. Discussed father’s strong influence. Said Mormonism was “an advantage” in youth, recalled leading protests against student activists at Stanford in the 60s. Read more here.
CBS: Byron Pitts reported from outside Giuliani’s MO hospital, noting illness and recent drop in polls, absence from campaign headlines. Said he plans to remain in New York area Friday. Campaign Notebook featured Huckabee’s comments about Britney Spears’ sister and 10 Commandments, Bush press conference.
NBC: Kelly O’Donnell covered Giuliani’s hospitalization, recalled that prostate cancer cost him 2000 run for U.S. Senate. Williams mentioned Tancredo’s dropout, Lee Cowan reported on Obama’s voting record in Illinois and U.S. Senate — he’s missed most votes of all candidates.