On The Grapevine

Iowa's winners. On that heady morning of Feb. 9, they could have been excused for addressing themselves in the mirror as "Mr. President." Bob Dole and Dick Gephardt had just won the Iowa caucuses (remember them?) and had every reason to expect a surge that would carry them to their nominations. But the glow did not survive Super Tuesday, and last week they bowed to the inevitable and quit the race. More than 3,000 reporters covered the Iowa campaign. In the end it turned out to be less important than the Michigan Democratic caucuses, for which nary an exit poll was...

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