Months of fierce campaigning have left both party leadership races too close to call in Iowa as the rural state prepares to become the first, and most influential, to pick candidates for November’s presidential election.
Opinion polls suggest a narrow lead for Donald Trump among Republicans and a near dead-heat between rival Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ahead of the caucuses on Monday evening.
Yet Trump and Sanders are very dependent on support from younger voters and anti-establishment types who tend to turn up less reliably than the party faithful backing Clinton and the more traditional Republicans'. [Excerpt from another news story]. The bottom line? Be sure to tune into your media outlet of choice as this vote will be fun to watch as a good old fashioned blizzard roars into the Iowa state!
AND THE OTHER STORY!
* TIMING...SNOW WILL LIFT INTO THE AREA LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. A BRIEF BREAK IN THE SNOW MAY OCCUR BEFORE RESUMING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE. STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY TUESDAY AND WILL CREATE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW AND POTENTIAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.I'm guessing that many will be stuck in Des Moines, leaving media outlets like Fox News scrambling for fill ins at their studio in New York.