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Response to NastyRiffraff (Original post)

Wed Jul 3, 2019, 05:21 PM

2. They matter for two reasons.

 

1. They come first. Anyone who wins one or both is marked as a winner and a serious contender. Obama's win in Iowa in 2008 was ENORMOUSLY important -- he might not have won South Carolina without it.

2. Both are swing states. Doing well in California, despite its varied demographics, isn't a great indicator of general election success. Doing well in Iowa -- again, think Obama in 2008 -- is.
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