We’re here in Iowa. It’s frigging cold. There’s a lot of buzz around Edwards, and the sense of a lot of people is that he may pull it off, helped in no small part by his rise in the polls. Edwards gained 2 points overnight to pull even with Obama per Zogby — who say that Edwards now narrowly leads among independents.

We got our press credentials and hope to catch up with Huckabee this afternoon. Very excited to see Huckmania up close and personal. Bless his heart.

Tonight, the comedy stylings of Matt Cooper (yes, that Matt Cooper) and Walter Schapiro in the hotel bar. Legend has it Cooper does a mean Dick Cheney.

Linda M. says she won’t leave Iowa til she sees Romney kiss a pig.