Who Will Win The Iowa Caucuses?

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Who Wins Tonight? The Wealthiest 1 Percent

The true winner of the Iowa Caucus and the battle for the GOP nomination is the wealthiest 1 Percent of Americans. All of the Republican candidates share at least one thing in common: an economic agenda that will benefit the wealthiest 1 Percent of Americans at the expense of the other 99 Percent.

Each and every Republican candidate has called for trillions of dollars in new tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans and corporations — all while calling for ending Medicare as we know it and dramatic cuts to Social Security, Medicaid, and countless other programs and services that Americans depend on each day.

All of the candidates would take us back to the Bush-era policies that resulted in historic income inequality, gave us the worst job growth in decadesexploded the deficit and national debt, and ultimately crashed the economy.

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