12/05/2011 07:29 am ET

10 Election Things You Need To Know Today

Want to know what's happening on the campaign trail? Who's up and who's down in the polls? Where you can meet the candidates in person? Here you go:

1. Signs Of Turning Tide On Economy Lift President Obama's Hopes

2. Newt Gingrich Grows Lead In Iowa; Mitt Romney Holds Strong In New Hampshire

3. Gingrich To Air First TV Ads In Iowa Today

4. Romney Featured In Parade Magazine Profile

5. Jon Huntsman Snubs 'The Apprentice Debate'

6. Ron Paul Pans Donald Trump As False GOP Deity

7. Rick Santorum To Host 3 Town Hall Meetings In Iowa Today

8. Buddy Roemer To Woo Voters, Meet With Newspaper In New Hampshire

9. With Herman Cain On The Sideline, His Rivals Try To Prove Their Conservatism

10. SNL On Cain's Departure From Campaign