Obama & Huckabee Come In Out of the Cold: Race Heats Up as They Win Iowa Caucus
Update: And the fallout from Iowa begins: Sen. Chris Dodd and Sen. Joe Biden are both out of the race. Both are Democrats.
Update: John Edwards said: "The status quo lost."
Update: Despite the complexity of the Democratic process, they're almost done. Amazing.
Update: Obama's lead continues to lengthen.
Frankly, I'm surprised at Huckabee's win and the percentage.
Sen. Barack Obama (Democrat) and Gov. Mike Huckabee (Republican) won decisively tonight in Iowa. Other Democratic voting put Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. John Edwards effectively tied for second place, with Obama taking a several-point lead.
Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee emerged as the Republican standard-bearer, with Gov. Mitt Romney a dozen points behind. Sen. Fred Thompson and Sen. John McCain limped in third and fouirth.
The weather's been cold, but the campaigning has been hot--and sometimes hot under the collar, as charges of negative ads soared. Will these votes be an accurate forecast of the next set of primary or caucus elections?