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The Stream: Iowa Caucuses Edition

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:14am

Live news, photos and analysis from NPR's political team on the ground in Iowa and in Washington, D.C. Updated all night.

Clinton Comments On Lessons Of '08, Email 'Politics' And Voters' Passion

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 9:51am

David Greene talks with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ahead of the Iowa caucuses.

Presidential Voting Season Kicks Off With Iowa Caucuses

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 7:09am

In Iowa, David Greene talks to Ann Selzer of the Des Moines Register and David Yepsen, former chief political correspondent at the Des Moines Register, now at Southern Illinois University.

On The Bubble: Whose White House Dreams Will Burst First?

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 6:00am

Don't expect a parade of once-hopefuls trudging to microphones to quit the day after the caucuses. But the die will have been cast. Iowa doesn't kill candidacies; it puts them on life support.

Politics In The News: Iowa Caucuses

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

David Greene talks to NPR's Cokie Roberts and David Yepsen, formerly of the Des Moines Register and now director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Excitement Is In The Air For First-Time Iowa Caucus Goers

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

Candidates blanket Iowa in a final blitz before the caucuses. David Greene talks to David Yepsen, former chief political correspondent at the Des Moines Register, now at Southern Illinois University.

Rubio Tells Iowa Voters He's The One To Beat A Democrat In November

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

The are 11 Republican presidential candidates competing in the Iowa caucuses. Senator Marco Rubio has tried to distinguish himself from the presidential pack on matters of national security.

Cruz Urges Iowans: Caucus With Us; If We Stand Together We Will Win

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

At the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Sunday night, Cruz reflected on the campaign. Without mentioning his name, Cruz took a swipe at his biggest Republican rival in Iowa, Donald Trump.

Clinton Urges Iowa Voters To 'Fight' For Her

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:10am

On the eve of Iowa's caucuses, Hillary Clinton made her closing argument to voters in Des Moines. In 2008, she came in third in Iowa's caucuses.

The Iowa Caucuses: 5 Things To Watch

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:00am

Republicans and Democrats in Iowa caucus Monday night. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have attracted huge crowds, but can they turn them out to caucus?

In Iowa, Campaign Season Finds Muslims Caught In A Harsh Spotlight

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:35pm

Many of Cedar Rapids' Muslims have long roots in the U.S. Yet the political climate there has them feeling out of place. "I just want to live my life without having to explain myself," says one imam.

With Polls Showing Tight Races, Candidates Make Final Push In Iowa

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 4:06pm

With less than 24 hours before Iowans begin to caucus, NPR's Sam Sanders and Sarah McCammon give the latest on how the candidates are rallying their supporters.

'I'm Not Electing A Pastor In Chief' — How Iowa's Evangelicals Are Deciding

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:56am

With the caucuses only a day away, Iowa's conservative Christians try to feel out which candidate shares their views.

Donald Trump Tests Culture And Character Priorities For Evangelicals

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 9:12am

Trump has inspired strong feelings among religious conservatives. Some see him as a fighter. One prominent leader called him a visionary. Others see him as a "train wreck" who's paying lip service.

What Young Republicans Have To Say About Their Party's Candidates

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 7:48am

As the presidential primaries kick off, Rachel Martin speaks with three young Republicans about what they want from the candidates in this election and for their Party in the future.

How Democratic Candidates Are Faring In Iowa

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:45am

NPR's David Greene and Rachel Martin talk about how the Democratic presidential hopefuls are doing before the Iowa caucus.

The Latest On GOP Candidate Race Iowa

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:45am

NPR's David Greene offers Rachel Martin analysis on how Republican presidential hopefuls are faring in Iowa.

Trump's Confidence Grows Amid Iowa Race Poll Results

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:45am

Republican candidates are entering their final hours of campaigning in Iowa before Monday night's caucuses.

How Predictive Are Iowa And New Hampshire?

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 6:00am

The two early states suck up a lot of the attention, but their track records at picking presidents are spotty at best. That doesn't mean they don't matter, though.

Donald Trump Holds Up A Bible In Appeal To 'The Evangelicals'

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 7:56pm

The latest Iowa Poll shows a much closer race between Trump and Cruz if evangelical voters turn out at the same level they did four years ago.

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