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Trump easily wins the Iowa caucuses, Ron Desantis far behind in 2nd place

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Trump easily wins the Iowa caucuses, Ron Desantis far behind in 2nd place
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Donald Trump has won the Iowa caucuses, NBC News projects, cementing his firm status as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.

Trump, who is aiming to be the first former president since Grover Cleveland in the 1890s to return to office after losing re-election to a second consecutive term, scored a record-breaking showing Monday in the first contest of 2024.

He will receive a majority of the vote, NBC News projects, and his final margin of victory will surpass the 13 points that Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas won by in the 1996 Republican caucuses. And Trump’s commanding performance is the strongest sign yet that there is no decisive demand for an alternative as the race shifts to next week’s New Hampshire primary. 

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