Clinton and Sanders in dead heat. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses her supporters after the Iowa caucuses. CNN Video
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“The American people are saying ‘no’ to a rigged economy,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, after the Iowa caucuses put him and Hillary Clinton in a tie for Iowa’s delegates on Feb. 1, 2016. He touted the “radical idea” of creating an economy that works for working families, not just the billionaire class. PBS NewsHour
Republican presidential candidate thanks supporters after placing third in the Iowa caucuses. That is a not time to wait. 2016 is not a just voting, is a referendum. Video Fox News New York.
A replica of Noah’s ark in Kentucky is part of a theme-park project that’s been tied up in litigation for several years over questions of church vs. state.
The Ark Encounter is a full-sized replica of Noah’s Ark, as described in the book of Genesis in the Bible. Science questions the creation story as being fact, including the occurrence of the Great Flood. Dinosaurs could not have existed with mankind, the overwhelming majority of scientists explain, as they had been extinct for millions of years by the time Homo sapiens evolved. Video Wall Street Journal, information by usatoday.com
The Iowa caucuses are the first major contest in the race for the American presidency. In the weeks leading up to caucus night, candidates descend on the state to shake hands, kiss babies, and woo supporters. While the caucuses don’t always signal which candidates will go on to win their party’s nomination, they do set the tone for the race going forward. And in this election cycle, the immigration rhetoric in Iowa has been uniquely harsh.
The number of Latinos in Iowa has doubled in the last decade, but they’re not just flocking to Des Moines and other urban centers. Immigration has radically transformed the state’s rural heartland, which was once lily-white. Fueled by the meatpacking industry’s demand for cheap labor, small towns like Storm Lake now have schools with student bodies that are 82 percent non-white.
With Republican candidates calling for ramped-up deportations and closed borders, young undocumented activist Kenia Calderon has made it her mission to include immigrant rights in the political conversation.