This program is 29 minutes long
(Spartanburg, South Carolina: Nancy Cordes) The wide open Republican primary race featured; poll figures on the races in several primary states cited. [Republican strategist Whit AYRES†- comments on the candidates.] [Fred THOMPSON - comments on differences.] [South Carolina Governor Mark SANFORD - says voters are looking for Ronald Reagan.] [In interview, Mitt ROMNEY - talks about the conservative vote.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) CBS News poll findings on the standings of the Republican presidential candidates cited.
(Cedar Rapids: Jim Axelrod) The Iowa caucuses battle previewed; poll figures cited; scenes shown from the campaign trail. ["Des Moines Register" David YEPSEN†- says Senator Hillary Clinton's lead could evaporate.] [Senator Barack OBAMA, John EDWARDS - criticize Hillary.] [CLINTON - joke she is at home in the kitchen.]
(Studio: Katie Couric, Jeff Greenfield) The one-day Internet fund raising by libertarian/contrarian Representative Ron Paul and his views discussed; Web ad shown.
(Islamabad: Sheila MacVicar) The tension in Pakistan as the government seems to be backsliding on elections examined; scenes shown of the demonstrations led by lawyers; details given about the opposition to President Pervez Musharraf. [US Ambassdor to Pakistan Anne PATTERSON- asks about elections; outlines the government's message to Pakistan.] [Former Prime Minister Benazir BHUTTO - says we ended up with martial law.]
(Bentonville, Arkansas: Dean Reynolds) How employers are forcing employees to get fit to lower the cost of health insurance examined; details given about the plan instituted for workers in Benton County, Arkansas; county health care fund statistics cited. [Government worker Kim JACKSON, Benton County human resources director Barbara LUDWIG, juvenile detention officers Andy BOWMAN, Mark DiRIENZO- talk about the change in lifestyle and health care.] [National Workrights Inst. Jeremy GRUBER- says some companies are pushing costs onto workers.]
(New York: Armen Keteyian) The two-year Senate investigation into the tax-exempt status of televangelists and their churches examined; scenes shown from these ministries; photos of six ministers being looked at shown. [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - outlines how these churches spend money.] [Trinity Foundation president Ole ANTHONY- criticizes the televangelists' lifestyle.]
(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The surprise homecoming in Florida for a soldier returning from Iraq featured; scenes shown of the reception for him at his daughter's classroom. [Navy Chief Terry DOSS- talks about his daughter.] [DAUGHTER - reads her letter.]