Iowa: Reps. Ron Paul and Michele Bachmann, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Rick Santorum. All but Mr. Romney attend the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition autumn banquet in Des Moines on Saturday. Mr. Perry, incidentally, will shoot pheasant on Saturday with Rep. Steve King of Iowa.
Indiana: Mr. Cain
Michigan: Mr. Cain
Oklahoma: Mr. Romney
New Hampshire: Mr. Romney
A DOLE MOMENT
And that would be “A Salute to the Leader” on Friday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington - “a bi-partisan gathering of friends and supporters of Bob and Elizabeth Dole, who will be in attendance as our special guests for the evening,” say organizers, who count former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton as honorary chairmen.
The celebration marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of Mr. Dole’s service in Congress.
“Liberty and justice for all. (Offer not available in some areas, price subject to change.)”
- Bumper sticker spotted in Keene, N.H.
POLL DU JOUR
• 95 percent of Americans give Congress a negative job review; 95 percent of Republicans and 93 percent of Democrats agree.
• 67 percent give President Obama a negative job review; 95 percent of Republicans and 38 percent of Democrats agree.
• 49 percent of Americans say President Obama will not be re-elected; 79 percent of Republicans and 23 percent of Democrats agree.