This program is 29 minutes long
(Jersey City, New Jersey: David Wright) The continuing phenomenon of Senator Barack Obama featured; scenes shown of crowds in New Jersey; details given about the endorsement for Obama from the culinary union in Nevada.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The coming Republican race in Michigan introduced.
(Detroit: Ron Claiborne) The importance of the Michigan race featured; scenes shown from the campaigns. [In Michigan, McCAIN - says he is always an underdog; states we have good support.] [Mitt ROMNEY - promises to keep fighting.] [ABC News political analyst Mark HALPERIN- says Romney cannot go oh-for three and stay in the race.] The appeal of Mike Huckabee to the state's evangelical Christians noted.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: David Muir) What went wrong with the polling of the Democrats in New Hampshire examined; poll statistics showing Senator Barack Obama's lead over Senator Hillary Clinton cited; details given about the factors about the predictions versus the actual vote. [The Gallup Poll editor Frank NEWPORT- calls this an unusual situation.] [Undecided VOTER; two VOTERS - comment on the vote and Clinton.]
(Muqtadiyah, Diyala River Valley, Iraq: John Hendren) The critical battle of Operation Phantom Phoenix against Al Qaeda in Iraq featured; ABC News exclusive footage of the military on patrols in the Diyala River Valley shown. [Multinational force-North commander Maj. Gen. Mark HERTLING- comments on the effort to keep them on the run.] [2nd Infantry Div., battalion commander, Col. Rod COFFEY- address the Wolf Pack about the mission.]
(New York: Ned Potter) A medical study on the roots of autism in genetics examined; details given about a possible link to chromosome 16. [Boston Children's Hospital Dr. David MILLER- says changes in these genes may cause autism.]
(Hollywood: Miguel Marquez) The threat to the Academy Awards show from the strike examined; details given about the strike's impact on scripted television shows. [Actor Don CHEADLE, "The Hollywood Reporter" editor Elizabeth GUIDER- react to losing the Oscar coverage and the confusion for viewers.] [Craft service worker Kim THORPE- cites her personal financial problems.]
(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) The challenge from McDonald's to Starbucks coffee featured. [CUSTOMER - reacts.] [McDonald's US strategy and menus Karen WELLS- talks about the huge beverage business.] [Consumer restaurant analyst Howard PENNEY- talks about the competition.] [Seattle Barista Academy Robert BURGESS, WOMAN - comment on the coffee.]