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Santorum And Romney Big Winners In Iowa

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 9:49 pm (UTC+0)
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Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum will get a big boost from his showing in the Iowa Republican Party presidential caucus voting. One Iowa voter told me he went to a Santorum rally months agoand less than five people showed up.  That was not the case when we went to see him shortly before the caucus vote […]

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Republican Race Tightens in Iowa

Posted January 1st, 2012 at 6:49 pm (UTC+0)
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Shifting Sands In the Iowa Caucus Race Des Moines, Iowa – The latest public opinion poll from the local newspaper, the Des Moines Register, has some possible clues to the eventual outcome of the first voting for a U.S. presidential nominee here on Tuesday. Yes, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul are leading the pack of […]

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On to Iowa

Posted December 29th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC+0)
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And So It Begins The 2012 U.S. presidential election, that is, plus this blog.  The year-long run-up to the 2012 election campaign is just about over and the seven Republican Party presidential contenders will find out soon enough whether Iowa truly is the stuff of presidential dreams or a cold and dreary Midwestern dead end.  […]

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Jim Malone

Jim Malone

After a stint in the Peace Corps in Swaziland, Jim joined VOA in 1983 as a reporter and anchor on English broadcasts to Africa.  He served as East Africa correspondent, then covered Congress in the early 1990’s.   Since 1995, Jim has served as VOA national correspondent responsible for coverage of U.S. politics, elections, the Supreme Court and Justice Department.  Jim has been involved in VOA’s election coverage since the 1984 presidential campaign and has co-anchored live VOA broadcasts of numerous national political conventions, candidate debates and election night coverage.

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