The Iowa caucuses ended with Mitt Romney's extremely narrow victory over Rick Santorum early Wednesday morning. The first presidential nominating contest of 2012 played out at hundreds of sites across the state. And at the secondary school in Van Meter, voters were packed into the lunch room.
Linda Wertheimer talks to Carolyn Tallet, president of the Clinton County Republican Women's Club, and Edith Pfeffer, chair of the Clinton County Republican Central Committee, about the events leading up to the final tally of votes in the Iowa Republican caucuses.
Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were the big winners Tuesday night in the Iowa caucuses. They finished first, second and third respectively. Romney won by the narrowest of margins — eight votes.
"I think over the next 24 to 48 hours the campaign's gonna get a little bit meaner, a little darker, and a little bit more personal, as the candidates now fight for their life," says GOP strategist Frank Luntz.
It's on to New Hampshire for at least some of the Republican presidential candidates, where Newt Gingrich will take out a full-page ad in the New Hampshire Union Leader contrasting himself as a "bold Reagan conservative" to Mitt Romney's "timid Massachusetts moderate."
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