Michele Bachmann is heading back to Minnesota after a disastrous finish in the Iowa caucuses. Among other reasons for her demise, Ms. Bachmann failed to gain traction with Republican women voters.
Judging by how Ron Paul has gone after his rivals, he does in fact want to be president. But his 'Not really' in response to a question about seeing himself in the Oval Office did raise eyebrows.
Pummeled by his Iowa caucuses rivals' attack ads, Newt Gingrich tries some negativity of his own, calling Mitt Romney a liar and a 'Massachusetts moderate' pretending to be conservative.
Crying on the stump was once a campaign killer, but the authentic emotion Rick Santorum showed Tuesday when asked about the death of his son can only help him compete in Iowa caucuses.
Too white: Iowa, which plays a big role in the presidential nominating process, is not racially representative of the US, an NBC correspondent recently noted. But in other ways, analysts say, Iowa reflects the national average.