This program is 29 minutes long
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Peter Alexander) Romney’s narrow victory featured; scenes shown of him at a combative town hall in New Hampshire. [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- notes many conservatives will not embrace Romney.] [Senator John McCAIN – endorses Romney.] [Opponents Newt GINGRICH, Jon HUNTSMAN – criticize Romney.] The status of Ron Paul’s campaign noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Representative Michele Bachmann’s withdrawal from the race and Texas Governor Rick Perry’s decision to stay in reported.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Andrea Mitchell) Santorum’s new status as a real contender featured; details given about his background; family photos shown. [SANTORUM – comments on his campaign; talks about his special needs daughter.] [Monday, SANTORUM – comments on bringing home his deceased baby.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Manchester: Chuck Todd; Washington: David Gregory) The impact of the outcome in Iowa on Romney’s campaign, how Santorum needs to proceed and the grueling calendar for the candidates discussed.
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The findings of the new cancer report and the increasing role of obesity as a cause discussed.
(Los Angeles: Kristen Dahlgren) The lawsuit brought by Heather Peters against Honda because her new Civic hybrid did not get the advertized gas mileage reviewed; statement from Honda quoted. [PETERS – comments on her case.] [Auto expert Tara WEINGARTEN- notes the EPA should step in and reassess how driving mileage is determined.] [Honda Motor Company Neil SCHMIDT- says the biggest effect is how you drive.]
(Boynton Beach, Florida: Anne Thompson) Floridian Laura Pita, who founded the Emmy's Heart organization to provide tutus and capes to sick children at Joe DiMaggio Hospital in Hollywood and Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach, featured; details given about how she was inspired by her son, who has leukemia, after the death of her mother. [PITA – comments on the support from her friends; talks about the excitement of the kids.] [Patient Jacob BROWN, mom Agi BROWN– react.] [Bethesda Memorial Hospital Dr. Roman PENA- notes how it helps the doctors.]