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Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

DES MOINES, IA — It’s caucus day! Yesterday I caught up with veteran ABC Newsman Sam Donaldson at the convention center here. He gave me his take on the trouble with the Iowa caucuses, and what he would do to increase the extremely low participation in them.

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Previously from Iowa:
Tim Russert’s Take

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