John McCain and Barack Obama came out on top among the very first voters in two small New Hampshire towns.
The last Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby tacking poll in New Hampshire has Obama leading Hillary Clinton 42-29 and McCain leading Mitt Romney, 36-27.
Kate Davidson writes that the exchanges between Clinton and Obama over abortion are still going on.
Karen Tumulty reports the Clinton campaign in a "cash crunch."
The New York Post runs a piece about New York Republicans making the usual hopeful-but-ill-supported prediction that Jewish voters might abandon the Democratic Party in droves if a certain Democrat is the nominee. (This year: Barack Obama.)
Bill Clinton says, "This campaign is playing out exactly as I thought it would."
Hillary stumbles over civil rights rhetoric.
Howard Kurtz says that even conservative media types have been "swept up by a wave of Obamamania."
Joe Klein reports that Obama has been quietly working on the turmoil in Kenya during the last week.
Peter Kiefer thinks Obama could threaten Clinton’s support in her home state.
All the candidates are drawing hecklers in New Hampshire these days, but Rudy Giuliani is getting the most.
Mort Kondrake likes the idea of an Obama-McCain general election.
Jason Zengerle writes that the message Romney has been delivering in the last few days is his most authentic yet, but "he’s been viewed as a phony for so much of the presidential campaign that it seems unlikely voters will believe that this new "change agent" Romney is really, truly him."
Gloria Steinem pens a pro-Hillary Clinton op-ed in the New York Times.
Bill Hammond isn’t a fan of Eliot Spitzer’s report on the state of the government, and wants a more honest assessment from the governor’s State of the State speech.
During which Spitzer may propose renaming the Triborough Bridge after Robert F. Kennedy.
The Daily News editorial board thinks Madison Square Garden shouldn’t get its tax break any more.
And Clyde Haberman writes of the issue that the City Council "sounds as if they have already sized up James L. Dolan for a version of the hapless Fredo Corleone."