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Most of the action and America's election headquarters today it was split among New Hampshire and South Carolina.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron reports topics ranged from evolution to the evolution of women in politics just.
There's one thing that distinguishes Michelle Bachmann from -- announced GOP presidential rivals.
What sets me apart I think from the field right now is -- I'm a woman who says what she means in I mean what I say.
-- I do -- it's am going to do we will have a woman and the White House's latest dance rock.
-- stand against special -- -- -- seldom emphasized being a female GOP contender until today and at times seemed at pains to -- so.
I am one little fighter we need one strong sombre air -- at -- I'm not -- -- to go and stand for you in Washington DC.
Bachmann and Sarah Palin -- yet to decide if she'll run have been accused of selling out an opposing the women's movement by Gloria Steinem a leading feminist in the sixties and seventies.
-- and fired back today.
I think Gloria Steinem evidently has had her day and -- her day and her rhetoric.
It's over it's very -- and we are the women's movement we aren't -- -- 380 equality and empowerment back of other women.
But Palin says she thinks the GOP nomination have executive experience which would omit -- who's -- a legislator.
The latest real clear politics average of recent polls nationally has Mitt Romney at twenty Rick Perry at eighteen.
But when it ten and Sarah Palin attend the -- are all -- single digits.
Romney's lost ground since June while Perry has gained and both Bachmann and Palin have slipped.
Perry got his first introduction to New Hampshire -- famously mischievous voters today when a young boy asked him how old is the earth.
The Texas governor said He didn't know.
That indicated to the boy that his mom was really having and ask about evolution vs creationism.
-- That's why does.
This -- it's.
I don't -- After the incident Jon Huntsman tweeted -- -- it -- writing to be clear I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming call me crazy.
Faith and skepticism about science can help them politically and island South Carolina where more than half of GOP voters are self described evangelicals.
But in the past candidates who played of their religion in New Hampshire.
If found voters often more interested in the substance of the policies.
Than the sincerity of their prayers -- OK Carl thank you.
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