Going for a Knockout

After Iowa, Mondale is slugging, Glenn is sagging, and Hart is hanging in First Des Moines and Cedar Rapids in Iowa, then Manchester and Concord in New Hampshire: plain-folks places nearly as thick with TV equipment and visiting reporters as Sarajevo had been the week before. But unlike the Olympics, which had enough surprises to keep things interesting, the quadrennial race for the Democratic presidential nomination was beginning to look like a predictable rout. "We got the gold and silver medals," declared Walter Mondale's polltaker, Peter Hart, after the Iowa caucuses. "Everybody else...

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