Iowa Lessons

Iowa Lessons

Iowa, as it often does, offered some real surprises during the caucuses.

The clearest winner was Ted Cruz. He was challenged by everyone including the news media. He spent a year developing an Iowa field organization. He combined the best of traditional grassroots politics with a very sophisticated data analytics operation and extensive use of mobile devices to target individuals and gather information. There is a lot to be learned from the way Cruz used modern technology to maximize his efforts.

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Newt Gingrich and Sean Trende Sum Up the Iowa Caucus

Newt Gingrich and Sean Trende Sum Up the Iowa Caucus

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Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, and Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at Real Clear Politics, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to recap Monday’s Iowa caucus. After discussing Hillary’s angry victory speech and Donald Trump’s biggest campaign mistakes in Iowa, they offered their advice to the candidates going forward into New Hampshire and North Carolina.

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