Iowa caucuses - updates

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Sanders claims Iowa lead, ahead of Buttigieg

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Data released by the Sanders campaign, which says it represents results from nearly 40% of precincts in Iowa, shows Bernie Sanders garnering 28.62% of the vote, followed by moderate Pete Buttigieg at 25.71%.

BERNIE SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Kerem Yucel/AFP

Hillary Clinton: The unloved politician

Nov 08, 2016 - 8:16 PM

4th UPDATE Hillary Rodham Clinton stands on the threshold of a historic victory – as the first woman president of the United States – while remaining one of the least popular politicians in recent American history

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images/AFP

Trump, Cruz at loggerheads as Republican race gets personal

Feb 04, 2016 - 12:43 AM

UPDATED Donald Trump launches a full blown attack on Republican arch rival Ted Cruz accusing him of stealing victory in Iowa as the Texas senator bit back

CALLING FOR RE-VOTE. US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the Sheraton in West Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 01 February, 2016. Photo by John Taggart/EPA

Duterte’s DQ cases, China-PH ties, Zika outbreak | 6PM wRap

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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#USvote: 6 takeaways from the Iowa caucuses

Feb 03, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Iowa where the presidential hopefuls jousted for months holds key lessons for those seeking the White House

epa05130033 A farmers barn is seen here in Ivy, Iowa, USA, 27 January 2016. The first votes in the state-by-state primary process to choose the presidential candidate for each party will be cast in the Iowa caucuses on 01 February 2016. EPA/JOHN TAGGART

Clinton wins in Iowa, Sereno on Poe case, terrorism in Indonesia | 12PM wRap

Feb 03, 2016 - 12:43 PM

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White House race shifts to New Hampshire

Feb 03, 2016 - 8:19 AM

Before the Iowa tallies were even released the contenders from both camps were jetting out to New Hampshire which holds its nomination votes a week from now

NEW BATTLEGROUND. A supporter wears a t-shirt with the campaign logo of Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton during a town hall meeting in Keene, New Hampshire, USA January 3, 2016. CJ Gunther/EPA

Cruz beats Trump, Binay’s plunder case, Japan’s robot farm | 6PM wRap

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:46 PM

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Sanders: Democratic socialist ready for revolution

Feb 02, 2016 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED The 74 year old Democratic socialist may be the eldest contender in the White House race but he has done the most to inspire passionate support among young liberals

FEELING THE 'BERN' Vermont Senator and US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gestures as he speaks to supporters during his Iowa Caucus watch party in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, February 1, 2016. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Ted Cruz: Tea Party firebrand strikes first blow in Iowa

Feb 02, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Cruz who has fought hard to maintain a prominent place for faith in American life is battling not just for the Republican nomination – he sees himself in a battle for the very soul of the country

IOWA WINNER. US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz addresses supporters after winning Iowa's much coveted caucus, the first-in-the-nation electoral event of the 2016 presidential election, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, February 1, 2016. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Razor-thin victory for Clinton in Iowa: Democratic party results

Feb 02, 2016 - 1:23 PM

4th UPDATE With 100 of precincts reporting Clinton takes 49 8 against 49 6 for Bernie Sanders

Zika outbreak, Roxas-Duterte word war, Iowa caucuses | 12PM wRap

Feb 02, 2016 - 12:14 PM

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Ted Cruz calls Iowa win 'victory for grassroots'

Feb 02, 2016 - 11:43 AM

UPDATED Cruz: Tonight is a victory for the grassroots

IOWA WINNER. United States Senator and Republican Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz during a campaign stop at the Freedom Village Store in Freedom, New Hampshire, USA, January 19, 2016. CJ Gunther/EPA

Huckabee, O'Malley to end White House bids

Feb 02, 2016 - 11:38 AM

UPDATED Republican Mike Huckabee and Democrat Martin O Malley suspend campaigns after poor results in the Iowa caucuses

OUT. Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley participates in a town hall forum hosted by CNN at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 25 January 2016. Justin Sullivan/Pool/EPA

Cruz upsets Trump in Iowa, US race turns to New Hampshire

Feb 02, 2016 - 11:26 AM

3rd UPDATE Republican Senator Ted Cruz bumps billionaire Donald Trump from the top spot and Democrat Hillary Clinton faces a fierce challenge as Iowans vote in the first nominating contest of the 2016 White House race

Students arrive at a Democratic caucus location on the campus of Drake University on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Ivan Couronne/AFP

Iowa votes – and the White House race begins

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:25 AM

UPDATED Republican frontrunner Donald Trump looks to capitalize on his stunning campaign success while Hillary Clinton defends her status as the Democratic favorite

GOP CAUCUS. Caucus workers check in voters prior to the Republican Party Caucus at Keokuk High School on February 1, 2016 in Keokuk, Iowa. Michael B. Thomas/AFP

Iowa caucuses: What you need to know

Feb 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM

USvote: Here s a look at the crucial Iowa caucus process which can seem like a byzantine puzzle to those not familiar with it

CAUCUS READY. In this file photo, a young boy prepares to leave school before the arrival of voters at the Waukee Precinct 4 GOP Caucus held at Walnut Hills Elementary School January 3, 2012 in Urbandale, Iowa.  Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images/AFP

White House hopefuls in frantic sprint to Iowa vote

Jan 31, 2016 - 11:30 PM

UPDATED The 3 Democrats and 12 Republicans aiming to be their party s 2016 torchbearer are leaving it all on the field in Iowa the first nominating contest of the 2016 US election season

FIRST IN THE NATION. Residents go about their business in the small town of Northwood, Iowa, USA, January 27, 2016. Eugene Garcia/EPA

Iowa, where White House dreams live and die

Jan 29, 2016 - 1:28 PM

While political fortunes can be made in the state Iowa is not always a harbinger of election success

With one week to Iowa, Trump and Cruz deepen feud

Jan 26, 2016 - 10:09 AM

Both men are counting on victory in the heartland state which holds the first in the nation vote in the long march to election day in November to propel their candidacy into the top spot heading toward primaries

RIVALS. Donald Trump (L) and Ted Cruz (R). File photos by CJ Gunther/EPA

The race to the White House: 10 things to know

Jan 25, 2016 - 10:42 AM

10 key things to know about the 2016 US presidential campaign

Snow begins to fall at President's Park across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, January 22, 2016. Michael Reynolds/EPA

As Trump, Cruz battle for Iowa, Republican civil war brews

Jan 24, 2016 - 4:38 PM

The battle between billionaire frontrunner Donald Trump and maverick Senator Ted Cruz is the main event for conservatives who are torn with 9 days to go before the Iowa caucus

RIVALRY. US Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R) holds his hand over his heart as he stand next to Donald Trump (L) prior to the beginning of the debate at The Venetian Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 15, 2015. Mike Nelson/EPA

SC justice shortlist, Poe’s political ad, Clinton vs Sanders | 6PM wRap

Jan 18, 2016 - 6:36 PM

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