This program is about 1 hour long
(Des Moines: Candy Crowley) The Iowa campaign for the Democrats and Republicans featured; scenes shown from the road. [Senator Barack OBAMA, John EDWARDS, Senator Hillary CLINTON, New Mexico Governor Bill RICHARDSON, Senator Joe BIDEN, Mitt ROMNEY, Mike HUCKABEE - campaign/speak about the race.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Des Moines, Iowa: Candy Crowley; New Castle, New Hampshire: John King) The Iowa and New Hampshire campaigns, including what a loss in Iowa would mean for Clinton, what Iowa results would mean for New Hampshire, what the undecided voter may do, discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on the money spent on political ads in Iowa outlined on screen. CNN's special coverage of the Iowa caucuses announced.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) How the Iowa caucus system works differently for the Democrats and Republicans discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Des Moines: Tom Foreman) The logistics of the caucus system explained; scenes shown from a Des Moines middle school where a caucus will be held tomorrow. [Democratic caucus chairman Jeffrey GOETZ, Republican caucus runner John TONE- explain the reasoning at caucus.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Campaign events for Edwards and Senator Hillary Clinton shown and previewed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's statement that investigators from Scotland Yard will be allowed to look into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto; the shooting in Maryland of prison escapee Calvin Pope and the eruption of a volcano in a national park in Chile reported; volcano scenes shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The top issues in the presidential election campaign introduced; CNN Poll figures on the top concerns of Democratic voters listed. Keeping Them Honest segment introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Joe Johns) The views of the Democratic presidential candidates on the war in Iraq and health care reviewed. [CLINTON, Senator Barack OBAMA - outline plans for Iraq.] [John EDWARDS - speaks about health care.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, David Gergen, Gloria Borger) Live discussion held about the Democrats, the major issues, the race in Iowa, which is turning on personalities more than issues, post-partisan politics, the issue of Iraq.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The top issues in the presidential election campaign introduced; CNN Poll figures on the top concerns of Republican voters listed. Keeping Them Honest segment introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Joe Johns) The views of the Republican presidential candidates on the economy, including taxes, and on immigration examined. [Mike HUCKABEE - campaigns on taxes.] [Mitt ROMNEY - campaigns on illegal immigration.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, David Gergen, Gloria Borger) Live discussion held about the Republicans and the issues, the candidates' authenticity problems, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's strategy of not competing in Iowa and New Hampshire, the fracturing of the old Reagan coalition, the question of Huckabee's support, the wedge issue of immigration reform.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Gary Tuchman) The evangelical voter in campaign 2008 featured; scenes shown from an evangelical gathering in Des Moines, Iowa; details given about the appeal of Huckabee to them. [Political activist Pastor Bill DEVLIN- talks about faith and the caucuses.] [Evangelical voter Marylys FOSTER, Grace Church Pastor Bob DEEVER, First Federated Church Pastor Mike ROSE- express their feelings.] [Christian conservative activist Jay SEKULOW- says there is an alternative.] [VOTER - questions a vote for a Mormon.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live pictures of some campaign events for former Senator John Edwards and Senator Hillary Clinton shown.
(Studio: Erica Hill) New developments in a tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo; Justice Department probe into the CIA destruction of terrorist videotapes; collision of a bus and truck near Henderson, North Carolina and the Stock Market Report reported; scenes shown of the accident.