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Impact of Ted Cruz topping Donald Trump in Iowa

POLITICS | Feb 2
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Des Moines, Iowa.

Clinton and Sanders Neck and Neck on Iowa Caucus Day

POLITICS | Feb 1
The latest poll of Democrats shows Hillary Clinton with a three-point lead over Bernie Sanders.

Can Trump Land Iowa Victory in Crowded GOP Field?

POLITICS | Feb 1
After months of campaigning, it's finally time to vote. Iowa holds its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses Monday night.

Hillary or Bernie? LGBT Voters Are Torn

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 31
Clinton or Sanders? It's an ongoing debate within Democratic politics, particularly among LGBT circles.

Palin: 'No More Pussyfooting Around' if Trump Elected

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin | Jan 20
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump received the endorsement Tuesday of conservative firebrand Sarah Palin, giving the billionaire businessman a potential boost less than two weeks before Iowa's kick-off caucuses.

Why John McCain Will Endorse Donald Trump if He's the GOP Nominee

POLITICS | Jan 16
CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, the 2012 GOP nominee, about his views on the Republican frontrunner.

Carson, Advisor Harsh on Military Equality

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 11
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and his new campaign chairman, who also serves as a top advisor on military and foreign affairs, have criticized what they call "social engineering" by the Obama administration.

GOP Contenders Jostling to Show Greater Hate for Gays?

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Jan 5
The danger of running a field too far in one direction is beginning to show in Iowa, where Republican candidates are now measuring who hates gays the most.

Donald Trump to Ramp Up Campaign Spending

POLITICS | Jan 2
Donald Trump plans to increase his spending to $2 million a week in early voting states.

What Will American Politics Look Like in 2016?

POLITICS | Dec 29
James Bennet of the Atlantic, Ben Domenech of the Federalist, Jeanne Cummings of the Wall Street Journal and Reuters' David Rohde predict the changing political tides igniting the campaign trail in 2016.

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