Sneak Peek: Dems Focus Shifts to Iowa


Making sure he doesn't put all his eggs in the Iowa basket, the straw poll's third place finisher Sam Brownback is in New Hampshire for 8:00 am ET remarks at Thomas Moore College in Merrimack and a 10:00 am ET tour of Turbocam in Barrington.

Monday Night TiVo Alert! Giuliani appears on CNBC's "Kudlow" at 5:00 pm ET. Huckabee appears on the same Kudlow broadcast, MSNBC's "Hardball" and Fox News Channel's "Hannity and Colmes" at 9:00 pm ET.

On the Democratic side. . .

Hillary Clinton tours the Hawkeye State with meet and greets in Dubuque and Council Bluffs at 4:00 pm ET and 8:00 pm ET respectively.

John and Elizabeth Edwards do some book promotion Tuesday morning for the paperback version (with an added chapter) of her book "Saving Graces." The couple then continues with "Day 2" of their "Fighting for One America" bus tour which makes stop in Sioux City, Ida Grove, Rockwell City, Pocahontas, Clarion and Clear Lake. 

Bill Richardson, who in 2002 set the Guinness Book world record for most handshakes (Purrell anyone?) by a politician in an eight hour period (13,392 potential voters) does some glad handing in Iowa.

President Bush is at the Western White House in Crawford, TX.

First Lady Laura Bush delivers 10:30 am ET remarks in Austin, TX at the Westbank Community Library's announcement of the Laura Bush Community Library.


ABC News' Jake Tapper "That Quiet Sound You Here" LINK

ABC News' Eloise Harper "'Invisible Clinton'" LINK

ABC News Z. Byron Wolf "Thompson's Iowa Exit Strategy" LINK

USA Today's Kathy Kiely "Democrats' 'Baby Step's Frustrate Pary Loyalists" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper "Farewell to the 'Turd Blossom'" LINK


Rove Says Goodbye With President Bush at his side, adviser Karl Rove makes an emotional farewell. LINK

Karl Rove Will Resign President Bush's chief political strategist will step down at the end of August. LINK

Rove Resignation Reaction George Stephanopoulos phones in to discuss the resignation of Karl Rove. LINK


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