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Analysis: How Kerry Won in Iowa

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Analysis: How Kerry Won in Iowa

Analysis: How Kerry Won in Iowa

Analysis: How Kerry Won in Iowa

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Iowans who helped carry Sen. John Kerry to an upset win in their state's caucuses say Kerry's ability to beat Bush was a key issue in influencing their votes. Sen. John Edwards' personal approach on health care and the economy helped him to a surprise second-place finish. Voters say they were turned away by mudslinging between U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt and former Vermont governor Howard Dean. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's Juan Williams.