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Romney Takes Iowa by 8 Votes

Iowa GOP Caucus Vote Totals: (from CNN politics) Romney – 30,015 Santorum – 30,007 R.Paul – 26,219 Gingrich – 16,251 Perry – 12,604 Bachmann – 6,073 Huntsman – 745 In the closest primary election in modern America history, Mitt Romney edged Rick Santorum by just 8 votes in Tuesday night’s Iowa GOP caucus vote. Santorum’s surprising surge to a second ...

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"Game On:" SANTORUM WINS IOWA!! (sorta)

Rick Santorum opened his Iowa-closing speech by saying, “Game On!” alluding to his significant (almost) surprise ( to everyone but CDN) win in Iowa despite spending next to nothing, riding around in a borrowed pickup and being far down in the polls. After the initial reports, CDN called the race for Santorum based on the remaining counties, their population and the results ...

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Three tickets out of Iowa?

Throughout the day, pundits have been proclaiming that there would only be three tickets out of Iowa – the candidates that come in first, second and third in the state’s caucuses. With 41% of Iowa voters answering that they had not made up their minds yet, election-watchers could be up for a wild ride. Take into account that Iowa is also ...

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Iowa Caucus Results [Live Update]

It’s Tuesday night and the Iowa caucuses are getting set to open. The CDN staff is staying on top of the evening’s events to keep you informed and will be updating this post throughout the night (refresh for updates). If you still aren’t quite sure how the Iowa caucuses work – here’s our step-by-step explanation. If you’d like to see ...

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How do the Iowa caucuses choose a candidate?

Starting at 8pm ET  tomorrow night, Iowans will gather in the state’s 1,774 precincts to start the process by which the Iowa convention will choose delegates to go choose delegates who will then choose .. yes, more delegates. How exactly does that work? Held in places like schools, libraries and  private homes, the precinct gatherings start as a conference of ...

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2012 GOP Primary: Iowa Caucuses are a Media Sham

The Republican roller-coaster ride, also known as the 2012 GOP Presidential primaries took another wild swing recently – this time into the dark tunnel known as Ron Paul Libertarianism as he leaped into the lead in some polls in Iowa last week. The race currently appears to be a three-way cliff hanger between Romney, Gingrich, Santorum and Paul with Perry ...

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