News From the Campaign Trail:
Who's hitting the stump:
- John Edwards is in Denver today for a campus rally at the Metropolitan State College Of Denver.
- John McCain is fundraising today in Salt Lake City.
- Mitt Romney is the "special guest" at the Lincoln Day Dinner in New Hampshire, co-hosted by the Derry, Hampton, and Portsmouth Republican committees.
- A GOP straw poll is scheduled for tonight in Spartanburg County, S.C.
From the U.S. News Political Bulletin: Shocking no one, John McCain "preannounced" his candidacy for president on The Late Show With David Letterman last night. He says he'll make the official declaration in April.
Also from the Bulletin: After trailing McCain by four percentage points in a Time January poll, Rudy Giuliani now leads McCain by 14 points in a more recent survey.
A new Gallup poll found that 70 percent of Americans think Bill Clinton would be "mostly helpful" to Hillary Clinton's presidency, were she elected.