Iowa Still Important to Presidential Contenders Major presidential candidates have been spending a lot of time in Iowa even though it's still early in the run up to 2008 Election. Their presence signals that the state remains key at a time when more states are pushing up their primaries in hopes of influencing the candidate's issues. Steve Inskeep, David Greene
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Iowa Still Important to Presidential Contenders

Major presidential candidates have been spending a lot of time in Iowa even though it's still early in the run up to 2008 Election. Their presence signals that the state remains key at a time when more states are pushing up their primaries in hopes of influencing the candidate's issues. Steve Inskeep, David Greene