REUTERS/Jim Bourg - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up gesture at his caucus night rally in Des Moines, Iowa February 1, 2016.

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What we can and can't learn from the Iowa caucuses

February 3, 2016, Richard Lempert

With the Iowa caucus results in, many are extrapolating lessons for the parties and the candidates. In this post, Richard Lempert argues that, if the results from Iowa were findings from a political poll, most people would see that they tell us little about political realities. 

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