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Political Junkie: All Eyes on Iowa

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Political Junkie: All Eyes on Iowa

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Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, talks about the intense focus on Iowa voters — campaign events, phone calls, ads and more — though nearly two months remain before the caucuses. Also: Tom Tancredo is taking heat for his latest ad, Hillary Clinton picks up some bad press, and Ron Paul cashes in on the web.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, writes the Political Junkie" column and has a weekly podcast called "It's All Politics"

Steffen Schmidt, professor of political science at Iowa State University