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The Atlantic
Bernie Sanders Wins New HampshireCONCORD, New Hampshire—“Thank you, New Hampshire!” a somber but clearly gratifi
Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
CONCORD, New Hampshire—“Thank you, New Hampshire!” a somber but clearly gratified Bernie Sanders said to a crowd of thrilled supporters in a high-school gymnasium. The 74-year-old democratic socialist from Vermont had just resoundingly won the New... Read more
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NBC News
The Importance of New Hampshire to the ClintonsNew Hampshire is full of Clinton history. It is the state that propelled a litt
The Importance of New Hampshire to the Clintons
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
New Hampshire is full of Clinton history. It is the state that propelled a little known governor of Arkansas named Clinton to the Democratic nomination and it saved the candidacy of a well-known first lady also named Clinton. This is the third... Read more
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NJ.com
Is Bill Clinton really Christie's role model in N.H. primary?TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday compared himself to none other than Bil
Is Bill Clinton really Christie's role model in N.H. primary?
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday compared himself to none other than Bill Clinton in order to make the case that he was best-suited to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race for president. Appearing on ABC's "Good Morning America," the governor... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Joe Blundo commentary: Fantasy Super Bowl matchupsAfter 49 Super Bowls and days of hype about the 50th, I grew bored. So, rather
Joe Blundo commentary: Fantasy Super Bowl matchups
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
After 49 Super Bowls and days of hype about the 50th, I grew bored. So, rather than join the debates about Peyton Manning’s arm strength and Cam Newton’s dance moves, I devised some fantasy contests pitting teams outside the world of football. The... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Democrats Debate: What is a Progressive and Who Wants to be One?Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton
Democrats Debate: What is a Progressive and Who Wants to be One?
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 8 days ago
Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrangled over one big word: progressivism. Which of them was the true progressive? Was Clinton a progressive at all? Sanders has long billed himself... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton
Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrangled over one big word: progressivism. Which of them was the true progressive? Was Clinton a progressive at all? Sanders has long billed himself... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight, ESPN Films Kick Off Election Series with ‘Dean Scream’Nate Silver’s data journalism site FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films will debut th
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight, ESPN Films Kick Off Election Series with ‘Dean Scream’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Nate Silver’s data journalism site FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films will debut the first of a six-part series of short films tomorrow that promise to dive into some of the most iconic moments in U.S. election history. Each episode of FiveThirtyEight... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Clinton camp claims narrow victory over SandersDES MOINES — Hillary Clinton's campaign claimed a slim victory early Tuesday ov
Clinton camp claims narrow victory over Sanders
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
DES MOINES — Hillary Clinton's campaign claimed a slim victory early Tuesday over populist firebrand Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses, though his spokeswoman said the results were not settled. With all but one precinct reporting in Iowa, Clinton... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Hillary Clinton claims narrow victory over Bernie Sanders in IowaDES MOINES — Hillary Clinton's campaign claimed a slim victory early Tuesday ov
Hillary Clinton claims narrow victory over Bernie Sanders in Iowa
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
DES MOINES — Hillary Clinton's campaign claimed a slim victory early Tuesday over populist firebrand Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses, though his spokeswoman said the results were not settled. With all but one precinct reporting in Iowa, Clinton... Read more
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Yahoo News
Iowa success is no guarantee of White House win January 31, 2016 9:16 PM People listen to Republican presidential candidate
Iowa success is no guarantee of White House win
Yahoo News / Posted 12 days ago
January 31, 2016 9:16 PM People listen to Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee as he speaks at Inspired Grounds coffee shop in West Des Moines, Iowa, January 31, 2016 (AFP Photo/Jim... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Clinton, Sanders locked in tight battle in IowaOn the day of the Iowa caucus, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinto
Clinton, Sanders locked in tight battle in Iowa
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
On the day of the Iowa caucus, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with voters for a final push before tonight's vote. (Feb. 1) AP DES MOINES — Hillary Clinton's bid to keep Bernie Sanders from becoming the Barack Obama of 2016 was... Read more
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Yahoo News
Donald Trump’s Last Pitch to Iowa Voters: ‘People Respect Us’ DES MOINES — Donald Trump made one of his final pitches to Iowa voters in a s
Donald Trump’s Last Pitch to Iowa Voters: ‘People Respect Us’
Yahoo News / Posted 12 days ago
DES MOINES — Donald Trump made one of his final pitches to Iowa voters in a speech in which he once again needled Fox News over last week’s presidential debate, which he skipped and... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Democratic Race in Iowa Likely to Be Decided by TurnoutAfter all the ads, rallies, and canvassing, now there's nothing left but for Io
Democratic Race in Iowa Likely to Be Decided by Turnout
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
After all the ads, rallies, and canvassing, now there's nothing left but for Iowa's voters to finally have their say Monday night at the critical first-in-the nation caucuses. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are locked in... Read more
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KIVI Boise
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
KIVI Boise / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretchFor 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for Ameri
7 Iowa caucus winners who flopped down the stretch
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
For 44 years, the Iowa caucuses have been the official starting point for America’s presidential election season. On Monday night, zealous voters in Iowa will pledge their allegiances to the candidate who they hope will represent their party in the... Read more
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Philly.com
Iowa doesn't always pick a winnerMostly for Democrats, recent history shows. The last five Dems to win Iowa won
Iowa doesn't always pick a winner
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
Mostly for Democrats, recent history shows. The last five Dems to win Iowa won that party's nomination. It's more mixed among Republicans, where the last two Iowa winners failed to land the big prize. In 1972, Iowa's Democratic party moved its... Read more
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The Advocate
All the Crazy That Iowa Has Given Us Over the YearsThe political spotlight shines on Iowa today, as the state holds its presidenti
All the Crazy That Iowa Has Given Us Over the Years
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
The political spotlight shines on Iowa today, as the state holds its presidential caucus — its alternative to a primary — making it the first in the nation to register a preference for candidates for commander in chief. But the caucus and Iowa... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
What to know heading into the Iowa caucusesThe Iowa caucuses are upon us. I've spent the past two years or so reporting, w
What to know heading into the Iowa caucuses
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
The Iowa caucuses are upon us. I've spent the past two years or so reporting, writing and thinking about this day. So, here are seven things I think I know about the race in Iowa - before a single vote has been cast. The likes of former Florida Gov.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary Clinton makes her final pitch to Iowa votersHas she done enough? Hillary Clinton makes her final pitch to thousands of Iowa
Hillary Clinton makes her final pitch to Iowa voters
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Has she done enough? Hillary Clinton makes her final pitch to thousands of Iowa voters with Bill and Chelsea at her side The trio of Clintons did one final big event in Iowa before tomorrow's caucuses Hillary Clinton once had a double-digit lead in... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, IOWA | First there was the promise of political change in Barack Ob
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
DES MOINES, IOWA | First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington’s ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come too... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What to know heading into the Iowa caucusesThe Iowa caucuses are upon us. I've spent the past two years or so reporting, w
What to know heading into the Iowa caucuses
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
The Iowa caucuses are upon us. I've spent the past two years or so reporting, writing and thinking about this day. So, here are seven things I think I know about the race in Iowa - before a single vote has been cast. The likes of former Florida Gov.... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
History Shows Winning Iowa Doesn't Mean Total VictoryThe Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are spending almost every
History Shows Winning Iowa Doesn't Mean Total Victory
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 13 days ago
The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are spending almost every waking hour shuttling across Iowa hoping to capture their party’s nomination. But, history shows a win in Iowa doesn’t guarantee a candidate’s nomination. “Iowa is... Read more
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York Daily Record
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantagesBernie Sanders continues to draw big crowds in Iowa. We visited one rally Satur
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantages
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
Bernie Sanders continues to draw big crowds in Iowa. We visited one rally Saturday night in Cedar Rapids just days before the caucus. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS AMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a victim of his... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantagesAMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a vic
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantages
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
AMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a victim of his own success. Like then-senator Barack Obama in 2008, Sanders is powered by a groundswell of enthusiasm among young voters who view him as an incorruptible... Read more
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First Coast News
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantagesAMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a vic
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantages
First Coast News / Posted 13 days ago
AMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a victim of his own success. Like then-senator Barack Obama in 2008, Sanders is powered by a groundswell of enthusiasm among young voters who view him as an incorruptible... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantagesAMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a vic
Sanders powered by young people, but lacks Obama advantages
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
AMES, Iowa — If Bernie Sanders loses Iowa's caucuses on Monday, he may be a victim of his own success. Like then-senator Barack Obama in 2008, Sanders is powered by a groundswell of enthusiasm among young voters who view him as an incorruptible... Read more
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Yahoo News
Examining the Iowa Caucus Track Record on Predicting Presidents (ABC News) The Iowa caucuses have been the first major electoral event of t
Examining the Iowa Caucus Track Record on Predicting Presidents
Yahoo News / Posted 13 days ago
(ABC News) The Iowa caucuses have been the first major electoral event of the presidential election cycle since the... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Iowa Caucuses Have Mixed History of Picking WinnersAs the nation watches the Iowa Caucuses for their first official glimpse at vot
Iowa Caucuses Have Mixed History of Picking Winners
WDIO Duluth / Posted 13 days ago
As the nation watches the Iowa Caucuses for their first official glimpse at voter support in the 2016 presidential race, results from past caucuses suggest they should be taken with a grain of salt. Iowa became the first state to vote four decades... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
What is a caucus and why does Iowa have one?While it may seem the 2016 race for the White House has been going on for years
What is a caucus and why does Iowa have one?
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
While it may seem the 2016 race for the White House has been going on for years now, it’s actually just kicking into high gear – at least where voters are concerned. Monday night will see the first votes cast to help decide which candidate will... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Much in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Ob
Much in flux as 2016 voting begins
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington’s ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come too... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa -- First there was the promise of political change in Barack O
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa -- First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come too... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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Lake Placid News
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
Lake Placid News / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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The Marietta Times
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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Island Packet
Struggling Illinois airport chases federal funds in hopes of a liftThe federal government spent tens of millions of dollars to build MidAmerica St
Struggling Illinois airport chases federal funds in hopes of a lift
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
The federal government spent tens of millions of dollars to build MidAmerica St. Louis Airport two decades ago, but in recent years has not been as willing to help the struggling facility promote new air service. The airport applied for three U.S.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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FOX Carolina
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting beginsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Bara
America and its politics in flux as 2016 voting begins
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 14 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama's historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington's ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come... Read more
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