ABC: Romney delivered optimistic stump speeches in IA while launching negative TV ads, John Berman reported. Piece included McCain’s own negative ad, warning from Scott Reed that Romney must fight “two-front war” to keep up. Jake Tapper covered the implicit punches being thrown by Democratic candidates. Stephanopoulos mentioned IA’s snowstorm. Dodd sat down with Charlie Gibson to finish the “Who Is?” series, read more here.
CBS: Campaign Notebook included Romney’s negative ads and the latest poll figures. Chip Reid traveled with Edwards in IA, spoke with enthusiastic supporters who have heard stump speech up to 6 times. Seth Doane looked at undecided voters– part of the state’s political landscape, according to David Yepsen. Friday’s snow was mentioned.
NBC: Lee Cowan package highlighted Huckabee’s backpedaling on comments linking Pakistan and immigration, suggested it could hurt his foreign policy credentials, covers the top Dems’ battle over “change.”