SNEAK PEEK: 'I Was a Stranger, and Ye Took Me In'

27 Days Until the Iowa Caucuses

Mitt Romney was asked Friday about the illegal immigrants who have maintained his pink colonial home in Belmont, Mass.

The Republican presidential hopeful responded carefully at first, according to ABC's Matt Stuart.

"What I see," said Romney, "is that we have a country where there is not an employment verification system that allows contractors and allows companies to know who's in this country legally and illegally."

But when CNN's Dana Bash followed up, asking if he should have gone "the extra mile" to ensure that everyone working at his home was in the United States legally, Romney turned the questioning on the reporter.

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"And what's the extra mile?" asked Romney. "Tell me: how you would do that in this country."

"So for instance," he continued, "let's say I go to a restaurant, should I make sure the waiters there are all legal? How would I do that?"

Romney learned from the Boston Globe a year ago that the landscaping firm he has used for many years was relying heavily on illegal immigrants.

He did not, however, terminate his relationship with the firm until earlier this week when the Boston Globe revealed that "Community Lawn Service with a Heart" was still relying on illegal immigrants to tend the lawn and tennis court at what Rudy Giuliani calls Romney's "sanctuary mansion."

Romney will get a chance to discuss those Hispanic-Americans who, in his words, "love God, love their families and value freedom" on Sunday at 7:00 pm when Univision holds a GOP debate in Florida.

Tom Tancredo, the outspoken illegal immigration foe, is the lone Republican skipping the debate, which will be broadcast in Spanish, because he does not want to "endorse the further Balkanization of American political life."

On the Democratic side, you may have heard that Barack Obama will be joined by Oprah Winfrey on the campaign trail this weekend. The O's are making stops in Iowa on Saturday and in South Carolina and New Hampshire on Sunday. You can watch a live stream of the Obama-Oprah events on ABCNews.com.

On the Sunday show front, Joe Biden and Newt Gingrich do "This Week," Mike Huckabee and John McCain do "Fox News Sunday," and Rudy Giuliani does "Meet the Press."

Saturday December 8, 2007

On the Campaign Trail. . .

MIKE HUCKABEE

--8:00 am ET: Attends meet and greet, Columbia, SC

--11:00 am ET: Attends meet and greet hosted by U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis and state Senator David Thomas, Greenville, SC

--5:00 pm ET: Attends fundraising reception, Ashville, NC

--5:45 pm ET: Hosts media availability, Ashville, NC

--7:00 pm ET: Attends U.S. Congressman Charles Taylor's Sixteenth annual holiday dinner, Ashville, NC

MITT ROMNEY

--5:30 pm ET: Attends dinner fundraiser, Naples, FL (closed press)

JOHN MCCAIN

--9:00 am ET: Attends town hall meeting, Nashua, NH

--10:20 am ET: Holds media availability, Nashua, NH

--Holds media availability, Miami, FL

--Holds finance event, Miami, FL

As for the Democrats. . .

BARACK OBAMA

--4:30 pm ET: Attends rally with wife Michelle and special guest Oprah Winfrey, Des Moines, IA

--8:15 pm ET: Attends rally with wife Michelle and special guest Oprah Winfrey, Cedar Rapids, IA

HILLARY CLINTON

-- 12:15 pm ET: Attends campaign event, Winterset, IA

--4:45 pm ET: Attends campaign event, Williamsburg, IA

--8:30 pm ET: Attends campaign event, Washington, IA

JOHN EDWARDS

-- 11:00 am ET: Attends Concord town hall meeting, Concord, NH

--12:20 pm ET: Holds media availability, Concord, NH

--1:00 pm ET: Attends Derry town hall meeting, Derry, NH

--2:20 pm ET: Holds media availability, Derry, NH

JOE BIDEN

-- 11:00 am ET: Attends meet and greet with Marshall County Democrats, Marshalltown, IA

--1:00 pm ET: Attends meet and greet with Tama County Democrats, Tama, IA

--5:15 pm ET: Attends Congressman Loebsack's birthday party, Cedar Rapids, IA

--8:00 pm ET: Attends State Rep. Davitt's pasta and politics fundraiser, Indianola, IA

BILL RICHARDSON

-- 5:00 pm ET: Delivers remarks at the Nevada Democratic party mock caucus and holds media availability following his speech, Las Vegas, NV

--6:00 pm ET: Attends house party, Henderson, NV

DENNIS KUCINICH

-- 5:00 pm ET: Holds meet and greet, Reno, NV

--11:00 pm ET: Attends fundraiser with wife Elizabeth, Los Angeles, CA

Sunday December 9, 2007

On the Campaign Trail. . .

RUDY GIULIANI

--Appears on Meet the Press

-- 7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

MIKE HUCKABEE

--Appears on Fox News Sunday

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

MITT ROMNEY

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

JOHN MCCAIN

--Appears on Fox News Sunday

--Attends finance event, Coral Gables, FL

--Attends town hall meeting, Miami, FL

--Holds media availability, Miami, FL

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in Univision debate, Coral Gables, FL

--Holds meet and greet at debate watch party, Miami, FL

FRED THOMPSON

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

RON PAUL

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

DUNCAN HUNTER

--7:00 pm ET: Participates in the Univision Republican Presidential debate, Coral Gables, FL

As for the Democrats. . .

BARACK OBAMA

--2:30 pm ET: Attends rally with wife Michelle and special guest Oprah Winfrey, Columbia, SC

--7:30 pm ET: Attends rally with special guest Oprah Winfrey, Manchester, NH

JOE BIDEN

--Appears on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos"

-- 2:00 pm ET: Attends meet and greet with Dubuque county Democrats, Dubuque, IA

--3:45 pm ET: Attends fundraiser for Mike Blouin, Dubuque, IA

--6:30 pm ET: Attends meet and greet with Clayton county Democrats, Guttenberg, IA

DENNIS KUCINICH

-- 2:30 pm ET: Attends meet and greet fundraiser, Los Angeles, CA

At the White House

PRESIDENT BUSH

-- 6:00 pm ET: Attends Christmas in Washington

Monday December 10, 2007

On the Campaign Trail. . .

MITT ROMNEY

--8:00 am ET: Attends breakfast fundraiser, New York, NY

ANNE ROMNEY

--11:15 am ET: Attends luncheon fundraiser, Vero Beach, FL

SCOTT ROMNEY

--7:00 pm ET: Attends dinner fundraiser, Billing, MT

JOHN MCCAIN

--11:45 am ET: Holds meet and greet, North Augusta, SC

--12:35 pm ET: Holds media availability, North Augusta, SC

--1:50 pm ET: Delivers energy security address, Aiken, SC

--2:35 pm ET: Holds media availability, Aiken, SC

--5:15 pm ET: Holds meet and greet, Batesburg-Leesville, SC

--6:05 pm ET: Holds media availability, Batesburg-Leesville, SC

JERI THOMPSON

--2:30 pm ET: Visits Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC.

--5:15 pm ET: Holds Meet and Greet in Mount Pleasant, SC.

DUNCAN HUNTER

--9:00 pm ET: Delivers remarks at the Secured Borders USA's Christmas Party, Las Vegas, NV

As for the Democrats. . .

BARACK OBAMA

--Las Vegas, NV

--9:00 pm ET: Attends concert fundraiser, Universal City, CA

BILL CLINTON

--12:00 pm ET: Attends campaign event in Ames, IA.

--4:30 pm ET: Attends campaign event in Newton, IA.

--6:15 pm ET: Attends campaign event in Grinnell, IA.

--8:30 pm ET: Attends campaign event in Iowa City, IA.

JOHN EDWARDS

--2:00 pm ET: Kicks off bus tour, Des Moines, IA

--7:15 pm ET: Holds community meeting, Marshalltown, IA

JOE BIDEN

--9:00 am ET: Attends meet and greet with Fayette county Democrats, Oelwein, IA

--11:00 am ET: Attends meet and greet with Buchanan county Democrats, Independence, IA

--1:00 pm ET: Attends meet and greet with Black Hawk county Democrats, Waterloo, IA

BILL RICHARDSON

-- 1:30 pm ET: Delivers speech at the Green Xchange Global Conference, Los Angeles, CA

--10:00 pm ET: Spends the evening fundraising, CA

MIKE GRAVEL

--4:00 pm ET: Attends campaign rally, Los Angeles, CA

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