6) In her interview with ABC News, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
, D-Ariz., said
she will not return to Congress until she is "better."
5) This looks like a Hail Mary pass from Jon Huntsman:
a super PAC supported by his father is buying up high six-figures worth of TV ad time
in the Granite State.
4) Herman Cain
fumbled his response to a question on Libya during an interview
with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
editorial board, pausing for a while at the top of the interview and then saying he had "stuff twirling around in my head."
3) Reading Mitt Romney
's intentions in Iowa remains a difficult task. Reuters reports
that he plans to skip a forum of social conservatives there this weekend but will campaign in the state next week. According to interviews
the St. Petersburg Times
conducted with six people in the audience at a north Florida Romney fundraiser, Romney predicted a Tea Party favorite would win Iowa and that he would take New Hampshire.
2) Claiming the Census Bureau improperly counted illegal immigrants, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell
has filed a Supreme Court suit
in the hopes of recovering the congressional seat his state lost.
1) The recall effort against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
is kicking off today
. Organizers have to collect over 540,000 signatures within 60 days to trigger an election. Both sides are already bracing themselves for the effort, with opponents of Walker planning a barnstorming event and Walker himself going up on television Monday evening with a preemptive ad defending himself
. The state Republican Party has also launched a website to highlight any petition fraud.