Less than two weeks until the first votes in the race for the White House. Iowa votes on February 1st in their caucuses. After that it’s New Hampshire’s primary on February 9th.
The big news on the GOP side is the stepped up war of words between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.. they are numbers 1 and 2 in the polling from Iowa. Ted Cruz had been avoiding attacking Trump directly, but has finally started doing so after weeks of attacks on him by Trump.
Sarah Palin endorsed Trump at a campaign event yesterday.
0730EST -- Sen Rubio holds a town hall meeting. Plymouth Senior Center, Plymouth, NH. LIVE via LiveU
0900EST -- Sen Cruz holds a town hall meeting. Exeter, NH. LIVE via LiveU
0930EST -- Donald Trump holds a rally. The Wright Place, Norwalk, IA. LIVE
1020EST -- Sen Rubio addresses the NH House of Representatives. State House, Concord, NH. LIVE via LiveU
1200EST -- Carly Fiorina participates in the IA Right to Life Presidential Forum. Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Des Moines, IA. LIVE via LiveU
1200EST -- OH Gov Kasich holds a town hall meeting. Concord, NH. LIVE via LiveU
1300EST -- Donald Trump holds a rally. Mabee Center, Tulsa, OK. LIVE
On the Democratic side, Former President Bill Clinton hits the trail for Hillary today at 12:30 in New Hampshire.
1230EST -- Fmr Pres Bill Clinton holds an organizing event with NH Gov Hassan & HFA Chair John Podesta. Concord, NH. LIVE
That CNN/WMUR poll shows Hillary Clinton being handily eclipsed by Sanders in New Hampshire. Sanders beats Clinton by 27 points!
President Obama heads to Detroit today for the North American Auto Show. He’s crowing about the amazing growth of the U.S. auto industry. He’ll be speaking there this afternoon.
1205EST -- Air Force One arrives Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI. POOL TAPE
1350EST -- POTUS visits the North American Intl Auto Show. Cobo Center, Detroit, MI. POOL TAPE
Vice President Biden is in Switzerland for talks on Iraq and Syria, and the fight against ISIS.
Stocks set to plummet at the open along with oil. Dow futures pointing to a loss of about 300 points on the Dow at the open. There are growing concerns about the possibility of a severe worldwide economic slowdown. Japanese stocks now officially in bear territory.
Michigan Governor Snyder is apologizing for the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Some residents there have gotten sick since the water source was switched to the Flint River. The federal government now helping people there get access to clean water.
There was a horrific terror attack on a university in Pakistan. At least 22 were killed. The terrorists were killed before they were able to explode suicide vests. The Taliban is claiming responsibility.
ISIS has destroyed the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq. It was 1400 years old.
New video of the terror attack in Burkina Faso that left an American dead.