Iowa caucuses - both Democratic and Republican - are exercises in genuine, local neighbor-to-neighbor democracy.
As a result of the 1,681 caucuses held across the state last night, there will be about an equal number of Clinton delegates and Sanders delegates at the 99 county conventions to be held in March.
Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.
A relatively small number of Iowans take part in the caucuses, but the caucuses decisions are worth scrutinizing because participants study the issues and are knowledgeable and thoughtful.
Election outcomes in Virginia have swung back and forth between Republicans and Democrats, largely depending on election turnout.
Whoever wins the Democratic nomination will have to build a movement capable of beating the Republican, whose victory would be a great danger.
Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?
With less than three weeks to go before the first votes are cast in Iowa and several polls showing Bernie Sanders closing in on her, Hillary Clinton is polishing her credentials.
With the Iowa caucuses just three weeks away, Bernie Sander's campaign for the presidency is surging on several fronts.
Sanders last week repeated a pledge that he has made in speeches across the country; if elected, he said, he will break up the big banks.