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Iowa caucuses: who won, who lost

Iowa caucuses: who won, who lost

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor February 10, 2020

Though the biggest surprise to come out of Iowa last week was the days-long delay in reporting results, the Democratic presidential candidates still had winners and losers among them – some more expected...

Page 29: DePaulia editors share takeaways from covering Iowa caucuses

Page 29: DePaulia editors share takeaways from covering Iowa caucuses

Hannah Mitchell and Shane René February 10, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, DePaulia editors who covered the Iowa caucuses share their main takeaways. Then, we go over Faculty Council's latest report on diversity. https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-depaulia-editors-discuss-iowa-caucuses-faculty-council-diversity-report

Supporters of Amy Klobuchar gather at the Mount Vernon South precinct caucus.

OPINION: A case for the caucus

Lacey Latch, Print Managing Editor February 9, 2020

Iowa has drawn the ire of the nation over the past week after a spectacular mixup at the Iowa Caucuses led to days of uncertainty as to the identity of the night’s victor. Aside from further muddying...

What the Iowa caucus debacle means for the rest of the 2020 presidential election

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor February 9, 2020

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — The sounds of basketballs dribbling in the Mount Vernon High School gym fade as people trickle into the nearby cafeteria. The high school is one of Iowa’s 1,678 caucus precincts,...

Supporters of Pete Buttigieg attend the Mt. Vernon South precinct caucus.

UPDATED: Associated Press unable to declare a caucus winner

Emma Oxnevad and Bianca Cseke February 4, 2020

Feb. 6, 2020, 7:17 p.m.:  The Associated Press declared that they are not able to declare a winner for the Iowa caucus. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez asked the Iowa Democratic party...

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Mt. Vernon South Precinct in Mt. Vernon, IA, on Feb. 3, 2020.

App snafu stalls final Iowa caucus results, muddies race moving forward

Lacey Latch and Emma Oxnevad February 4, 2020

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA—Politicians and pundits are questioning the future of the Iowa Caucuses as the Iowa Democratic Party reports “inconsistencies” in the reporting of results. According to CNN, the...

Iowa caucus participants reflect on states role in nomination process

Iowa caucus participants reflect on state’s role in nomination process

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer February 3, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS--  A stadium packed with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders hummed with energy on Saturday night in Iowa’s second largest city. It’s just two days before the first ballots for the 2020...

Supporters of Joe Biden listen as he speaks in Des Moines.

Young voters weigh priorities heading into the Iowa caucus

Emma Oxnevad and Lacey Latch February 3, 2020

DES MOINES, IOWA - As voters prepare to caucus for their candidates on Monday night, voters young and old have found themselves weighing their priorities, balancing their idea of electability with policy.  Entering...

What you need to know about the Iowa caucuses

What you need to know about the Iowa caucuses

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor February 3, 2020

Why the Iowa caucuses matter: Though they’re not necessarily representative of the entire country and don’t always predict who the nominees will be, the Iowa caucuses matter because they set the...

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally two days before the Iowa caucus in Cedar Rapids on Feb. 1, 2020.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

Emma Oxnevad and Lacey Latch February 3, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA —  As Vampire Weekend plays to a thinning crowd of Bernie Sanders supporters in Iowa, a young black girl who couldn’t be a day older than 10 dances among the crowd, unaware of the...

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