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Caucuses Out Of Chaos

Caucus Land podcast hosted by Clay Masters and Kate Payne

Presidential candidates are seemingly everywhere in Iowa: showing up at picnics, union halls and coffee shops, even running in to each other at the farmer's market. Skipping out on the state that's the first to weigh in on the presidential primary process has become politically unthinkable. But that wasn't always the case. In the first episode of Caucus Land, we're going back to the 1960s to see how it all got started.

Kate Payne was an Iowa City-based Reporter
Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.