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January 2016

Elections

Handicapping the Democratic Primaries from Iowa through March 15th

With the Iowa caucuses one week away, coverage and poll releases for the Democratic Primary for President have reached a fever pitch.  According to nationwide polling, Hillary Clinton maintains a double digit lead over liberal firebrand Bernie Sanders.  However, polls in Iowa are neck and neck and Sanders leads in New Hampshire.  The possibility of Sanders winning the first two states is real, as both are heavily influenced by white liberals, a key group of Sanders backers.  However, past those states is where things shift more to Clinton’s favor… at least right now.  This article will look at every primary state from Iowa to March 15, where several big states will vote on the same day, and assess who is likely to win based on current trends. Continue Reading