The Daily Three: Dead Heats

1. New KCCI poll to be released at 6pm ET.... tight races all around in Iowa.....a Lee Enterprise poll shows a three-way Dem tie in Iowa...

2. On a conference call, Mike Huckabee says he has roughly $2M cash on hand and expects to have raised approximately $5M over the internet this quarter. .... Fred Thompson raises $240,000 online .... Ron Paul will wind up having raised $20M this quarter....Reporter estimates that Mitt Romney has spent $80M so far....

3. Obama runs an endorsement ad in NH and an ad decrying special interest cash in IA.....Huckabee runs an ad mentioning "the creator" and one decrying negative ads....Romney ad in Iowa cites Condi Rice as calling Huckabee's foreign policy contentions "ludicrous"....HRC runs ad on mortgage crisis....Edwards has two new ads... "Born For" and "Native Son"

4. Correction: In case it wasn't clear, Iowa PIRG registered 54,000 young people to vote in 2004 and 2006, not for the January 3rd caucuses this year, program director Sujatha Jahagirdar e-mails.

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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