Nation: Surprise Harvest In Iowa

Bush soars, Kennedy dives in first test

Suddenly, everything was different. For the victors, it was a day to match their brightest expectations. For the losers, it was worse than their blackest fears. Trooping to their caucuses in record numbers last week, the voters of Iowa produced stunning surprises that upset the carefully drawn plans for the 1980 presidential race in both parties. Left reeling in defeat were two of the nation's foremost political figures, Ted Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Kennedy was trounced 2 to 1 by Jimmy Carter, and immediately found himself...

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