Pres. Hopefuls Attend Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner Saturday's Jefferson-Jackson dinner marks the beginning of the home stretch leading up to the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3. With actual voting less than 60 days away, six of the major Democratic candidates were on hand, hoping to rally their supporters for the last eight weeks of the campaign.
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Pres. Hopefuls Attend Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

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Pres. Hopefuls Attend Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

Pres. Hopefuls Attend Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

Pres. Hopefuls Attend Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

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Saturday's Jefferson-Jackson dinner marks the beginning of the home stretch leading up to the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3. With actual voting less than 60 days away, six of the major Democratic candidates were on hand, hoping to rally their supporters for the last eight weeks of the campaign.

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