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USA: Trump rallies crowds ahead of Iowa Caucus results

United States, Iowa City
February 2, 2016 at 00:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to crowds in Iowa City on Monday in the final moments leading up to the caucuses, the first electoral event of the 2016 primary season.

Trump rallied up support and stressed the importance of a victory in the caususes saying that it "is going to send such a great message that we are not going to take it anymore."

Caucusing will take place across all 1,681 precincts in Iowa and are set to start at 20:00 local time (21:16 GMT). Following the caucuses, county conventions and congressional district conventions will be held, followed by the state convention in spring when national delegates are chosen.

The last polls showed Donald Trump leading the Republican race going into the Iowa caucuses, closely followed his nearest rival Ted Cruz. Meanwhile Hillary Clinton maintained a narrow lead over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to crowds in Iowa City on Monday in the final moments leading up to the caucuses, the first electoral event of the 2016 primary season.

Trump rallied up support and stressed the importance of a victory in the caususes saying that it "is going to send such a great message that we are not going to take it anymore."

Caucusing will take place across all 1,681 precincts in Iowa and are set to start at 20:00 local time (21:16 GMT). Following the caucuses, county conventions and congressional district conventions will be held, followed by the state convention in spring when national delegates are chosen.

The last polls showed Donald Trump leading the Republican race going into the Iowa caucuses, closely followed his nearest rival Ted Cruz. Meanwhile Hillary Clinton maintained a narrow lead over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race.

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