Iowa Caucuses

January 12, 1980 - Hostage Drama: Week 11.
News of the day for January 12, 1980 - Hostage Drama in Tehran enters Week 11. UN vote on Sanctions against Iran is postponed, due to hint Iran may soften demands on US. Crackdown on opposition in Iran with mass execution of supporters of Ayatollah Shariatmadari in Tabriz. Canada hints at willingness to offer Montreal Olympic site as alternative to Moscow. Rhodesia readies for first legitimate Majority Rule elections. Relations between Rhodesia and Mozambique improve. Illinois legislature approves financial bailout for bankrupt Chicago schools and Ted Kennedy is reported to be running 25 points behind Carter in upcoming Iowa Caucuses. Read more...
While discussing the current crop of GOP candidates that are still standing after the Iowa caucuses and why Republican voters can't stand Mitt Romney and settled on Rick Santorum instead, David Brooks offered up this bit of infinite wisdom on The Read more...
Keith Olbermann takes us through a list of some of Rick Santorum's greatest hits of the last year after his win this week in the Iowa caucuses. Keith was joined by blogger and author Dan Savage who reminded everyone that Rick Santorum gay bashing Read more...
Poor old Newt. Live by the sword, die by the sword. After a disappointing fourth place finish in the Iowa caucuses, Newt Gingrich complained about all of the negativity from his rivals in the GOP primary race and then proceeded to rip into Ron Paul and Mitt Romney during his speech in Iowa this Tuesday evening. Read more...
James Carville with the quote of the day while discussing the three way tie among Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum as the vote counting during the Iowa caucuses progressed: CARVILLE: There is one screaming, huge story here tonight and that Read more...

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While opining over Andrea Mitchell's coverage of the Iowa caucuses where she made the statement that they were too white and too Evangelical to be representative of the rest of the country and weren't always good at selecting the eventual GOP Read more...
It looks like an endorsement by that "kingmaker" Rep. Steve King in Iowa is turning out to be about as important as one from the Snowbilly from Wasilla during this GOP presidential primary race. On CNN's State of the Union, Candy Crowley still Read more...
More bad news for the Michele Bachmann campaign -- Kent Sorenson, Bachmann’s Iowa chair, defects to Paul : Talk about fairweather friends. Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson (R), who was Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s state campaign chairman, Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on Thursday did his best to pander to evangelical voters in Iowa with several references to Tim Tebow, an NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos who is credits God for his recent streak of wins. "I'm Read more...
Chris Wallace admitted his statement here on Fox's Your World With Neil Cavuto probably wasn't going to sit too well with Ron Paul supporters, but when asked what would happen if Paul actually manages to win the upcoming Iowa caucus, Wallace gave us Read more...