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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 than others. Here’s how they did and what it means for their chances in New Hampshire’s prima...

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

OPINION: A case for the 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 an already messy race, the historic snafu has reinvigorated calls for the state to lose its status a...

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

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

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

February 9, 2020

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, at which attendees will help choose which presidential candidates will receive Iowa’s 41 state delegates. The prec...

UPDATED: Associated Press unable to declare a caucus winner

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 to recanvass. This will require a check of the vote count to ensure that results were added corr...

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

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 party has informed candidates that results should not be expected until Tuesday.  As state-wi...

Iowa caucus participants reflect on state’s 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 election will be cast, and the Sanders team wants to galvanize support for Sanders before the precede...

Young voters weigh priorities heading into the Iowa caucus

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 this election season, conventional wisdom assumed that young voters would align them...

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 momentum for the rest of the campaign season. Who does well and who doesn’t – especially if th...

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

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 political moment she’s standing in the center of.  She connects with the young adults around he...

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