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These Are The Iowans Behind The Caucuses

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It takes thousands of volunteers to make the Iowa caucuses possible.

The Iowa caucuses are six months away, but organizers and volunteers are already working hard. 

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with political scientists Rachel Caufield and Chris Larimer about what it takes to make a presidential campaign succesful in Iowa, and what goes into organizing for the Iowa caucuses.

Kieffer also talks to Democratic and Republican caucus organizers about what they're doing to get Iowans engaged ahead of Caucus Day. 

Guests Include: 

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa