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2016 Election

Candidates Push to the Finish Line in Iowa

The presidential nomination process officially gets underway when Iowa holds its first-in-the-nation caucuses.

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Ted Cruz and Daughter

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz carries his daughter Caroline as he arrives at a campaign event in Jefferson, Iowa, on Feb. 1.
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Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush shakes hands with a supporter at a campaign event in Des Moines, on Feb. 1.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens as his daughter Ivanka speaks at a campaign rally in Waterloo, Iowa on Feb.1.
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders greets a supporter while visiting his campaign's Iowa headquarters in Des Moines on Feb. 1.
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Hillary Clinton takes photos with workers at her campaign office in Des Moines on Feb. 1.
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Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley campaign on a busy street corner during morning rush hour in Des Moines, on Feb. 1.
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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul campaign during morning rush hour in Des Moines on Feb. 1.
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Image: Bernie Sanders Campaigns Across Iowa

Supporters react as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives at a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on Jan. 31.
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Image: Donald Trump Campaigns In Western Iowa Day Before State's Caucus

A Trump supporter holds his child aloft for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to see, as other supporters clamor for autographs at a campaign rally at the Gerald W. Kirn Middle School in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Jan. 31.
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The head of an Uncle Sam eagle sits on a bar stool at the Marriott hotel bar in Des Moines, Iowa on Jan. 31.
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Kelsey Johnson of Greensburg and friends, cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaks during a campaign rally at Grand View University, in Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 31
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is mobbed by supporters after a campaign rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa,on Jan. 31.
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Image: Hillary Clinton shakes hands with supporters

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shakes hands with supporters afters speaking at a campaign rally in Sioux City, Iowa on January 31, 2016
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Image: Chris Christie Campaigns In Iowa

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie draws the candidates attention at a pub in West Des Moines, Iowa on Jan. 31. Christie and other candidates are making their final pleas to the voters of Iowa with the caucus.
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Image: Ben Carson Campaigns In Iowa

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson poses for a picture with an audience member following a campaign event at Fireside Pub and Steak House in Manchester, Iowa, on Jan. 31.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, poses for a selfie during a campaign rally in Waterloo, Iowa on Sunday, Jan. 31.
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Image:  Jeb Bush Campaigns In Iowa

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush (bottom left) and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) share a laugh together during a campaign event for Bush at the Cedar Falls Eagles Club in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Jan 30.
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Image: Marco Rubio campaigns for the Iowa Caucus

Alex Richmond, who traveled from his home state of Michigan, works in front of his laptop on a phone list for US Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, at the campaign's headquarters in Akeny, Iowa, on Jan. 30.
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Image:  Hillary Clinton Campaigns Iowa

Supporters look on as democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a "get out to caucus" event at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Jan. 30
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Candace Richarel cheers as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaks during a campaign rally, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Jan. 30.
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Image: Marco Rubio for the Iowa Caucus

Florida Senator and Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio speaks at PZAZZ! Event Center in Burlington , Iowa on Jan. 29.
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Heidi Cruz, whispers to husband and Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, as they are introduced during a campaign event, in Ringsted, Iowa on Jan. 29.
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, casts a shadow on an Iowa flag while speaking at a campaign event at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, Iowa on Jan. 26.
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An American flag is painted on the side of a barn outside Webster City, Iowa on Jan. 22.
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