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GOP Convention Update: Clearwater

Katie McGowan and Jon Winet are in Tampa to document the 2012 GOP National Convention. Below is their first dispatch. Tampa, Florida August 27, 2012. While waiting on the Iowa delegation during the day off, we head to Hilton Clearwater Beach to visit the New York delegates. A group of volunteers welcome us to the […]

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Mustering Sheep: The Iowa Caucuses and the Making of American-ness

Photos by Jon Winet For Iowans, December is a time of making personal connections on the ground, judging presidential candidates by their handshakes and eye contact, and watching debates in order to draw distinctions that will help them to cast their caucus votes. The 2012 Iowa Caucus rings in Iowa’s 40th year of hosting the […]

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