Iowa Caucus Results: Cruz Wins; Clinton, Sanders In Tight Race

The first contest of the 2016 presidential campaign has come to an end. Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in first place in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucus, followed by Donald Trump in second and Florida Senator Marco Rubio in third. Ben Carson†was†in†a distant fourth. For the Democratic presidential caucus, Hillary Clinton and†Senator Bernie Sanders ended in a close call.

FOX’s Tonya J. Powers and Jon Decker have†more:

Although the Iowa democratic Caucus ended in a virtual tie, Hillary Clinton said that she’s ready to fight Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

(Clinton) “And I am excited about really getting into the debate with Senator Sanders about the best way forward to fight for us and America.”

Clinton is facing a much tougher race in the New Hampshire primary – which takes place next Tuesday. Most polls show Sanders has a sizeable lead in the Granite State.

In Des Moines, Jon Decker, FOX†News.

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