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Caitlin Clark of the Iowa Hawkeyes shoots the ball over Angel Reese of the LSU Tigers during the first half in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at MVP Arena on April 1, 2024 in Albany, New York. Sarah Stier/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a primary election night party after his win in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Why don't GOP voters care about electability this year?

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation with Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, to put guardrails around the use of billions of opioid settlement funds. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Imag hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump speaks speaks to supporters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on January 17, 2024. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump looks to New Hampshire to put primaries to bed

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Listen to NPR's special coverage of the 2024 Iowa caucuses

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Vehicles are seen in a parking lot outside of Perry High School in Iowa the day after a shooting on Jan. 4, 2024. Dan Marburger, the school's principal who put himself in harm's way to protect students during the shooting, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, a funeral home confirmed after Marburger's after the family announced it on a GoFundMe page. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis greets guests after speaking during the Scott County Fireside Chat at the Tanglewood Hills Pavilion in Bettendorf, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ron DeSantis wanted to be like Trump. Now he's trying to prove he's not to win Iowa

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during an interview with The Associated Press on Nov. 8, in Des Moines. Iowa will not participate this summer in a federal program that gives $40 per month to each child in a low-income family to help with food costs while school is out. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Darla Chaddock (left) and her husband, Rob Chaddock, share a drink with their friends Michelle and Kenny Stone (right) at Judy's Barge Inn in Buffalo, Iowa. Franco Ordo?ez/NPR hide caption

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In Buffalo, Iowa, a community wrestles with Trump-fueled political apathy

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Carter King, a student at Dordt University, a Christian college in Sioux Center, Iowa on Nov. 7, 2023. Rachel Mummey for NPR hide caption

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Conservative voters in Iowa are open to moving on from Trump

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Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman walks onto stage in his trademark Carhart hoodie and basketball shorts Saturday night at Prairie Meadows Casino in Altoona, Iowa. Fetterman was the featured speaker at the Iowa Democratic Party's Liberty and Justice Celebration on Nov. 4. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Republicans have had most of Iowa's attention all year. Democrats want to change that

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Sharon Hudson (left) has advanced Alzheimer's. But she smiles and giggles when her daughter, Lana Obermeyer, visits at the Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Syracuse, Nebraska. Tony Leys/KFF Health News hide caption

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (L) speaks with attendees during an Iowa GOP reception on May 13, 2023 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump still leads the pack in Iowa. But other Republicans are hoping for an opening

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In a special legislative session that lasted around 15 hours, Republican lawmakers passed a "fetal heartbeat" bill that would effectively ban abortion after six weeks on Tuesday, July 11. Hundreds of Iowans rallied at the Capitol in protest and support of the legislation, clashing often in the building's rotunda. Madeleine Charis King/IPR hide caption

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Evangelical Christian voters in Iowa love Trump. Can another Republican win them over?

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Pastor Michael Shover of Christ the Redeemer Church in Pella, Iowa, left, argues with Ryan Maher, of Des Moines, as protesters clashed in the Iowa State Capitol rotunda, while the Iowa Legislature convened for a special session on July 11, 2023. Zach Boyden-Holmes/AP hide caption

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Willard Miller makes a statement during his sentence hearing at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Fairfield, Iowa, Thursday, July 6, 2023. Miller, the first of two Iowa teenagers who pleaded guilty to beating their high school Spanish teacher to death with a baseball bat, was sentenced Thursday to life with a possibility of parole after 35 years in prison. Jim Slosiarek/AP hide caption

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The sign for Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is seen on Google Earth. The facility pronounced a living woman dead and is being fined $10,000. Google Earth/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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