January 23rd, 2008
06:17 AM ET
12 years ago

ON THE TRAIL: Wednesday, January 23, 2008


Compiled by Lauren Kornreich, CNN Washington Bureau

* Hillary Clinton starts the day in Philadelphia, where she attends a campaign event at City Hall, before heading to New Jersey, where she hosts "Solutions for America" rallies with Sen. Bob Menendez in Hackensack and North Bergen, then crossing the Hudson to overnight in New York.

* John Edwards holds “Back Home, Back Roads Barnstorm” events in Bennettsville, Lancaster and Gaffney, South Carolina.

* Rudy Giuliani is in Florida, where he attends a rally in Estero and visits supporters in Naples.

* Mike Huckabee is in Florida, where he attends a rally in Ft. Lauderdale

* John McCain holds an economic roundtable and media availability in Orlando.

* Barack Obama is in South Carolina. He holds a town hall meeting in Rock Hill and attends a community gathering in Sumter and a “Stand for Change” rally in Dillon.

* Mitt Romney is in Florida, where he holds a "Change Begins with Us" tour stop in Sarasota, and tours the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and holds a "Change Begins with Us" tour stop in Tampa.

* The Senate Radio-Television Correspondents' Gallery Daybook

* The House Radio-Television Correspondents' Gallery Daybook

Filed under: On the Trail
January 23rd, 2008
06:10 AM ET
12 years ago

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And while the Democrats battle each other, they are starting to focus on a new target across party lines. Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider highlights the new cross-party fire directed at Republican presidential candidate John McCain.

Finally, just days after a placing third in South Carolina’s Republican primary, former Sen. Fred Thompson has dropped out of the presidential race. Chief National Correspondent John King reports from Florida.

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