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Will Iowa show Hillary Clinton some love second time around?

As the curtain goes up on the U.S. presidential election, we check in with Iowa and New Hampshire, the small, atypical (mostly white and affluent) states that hold outsize influence over which presidential hopefuls gets the nod from their party. It was in Iowa in 2008 that Senator Clinton lost her front-runner status to a young Senator from Illinois called Barack Obama.

 As the curtain goes up on the U.S. presidential election, we check in with Iowa and New Hampshire, the small, atypical (mostly white and affluent) states that hold outsize influence over which presidential hopefuls gets the nod from their party. It was in Iowa in 2008 that Senator Clinton lost her front-runner status to a young Senator from Illinois called Barack Obama.

Michael's guests are Linda Fowler, who teaches government at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, and Kathie Obradovich, political columnist with The Des Moines Register in Iowa.

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