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Modern Campaigning At Odds With Iowa Tradition

Much has been made of the unusual volatility of the GOP race this year, with candidates taking turns in the front-runner spot in Iowa. But with more outside money and a reliance on social media, the run-up to this election season's Iowa caucuses has been different in other ways as well.

Iowa Voters, Candidates Gear Up For Caucuses

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson joins All Things Considered host Melissa Block to talk about Tuesday's Iowa caucuses.

Iowa's Cold Doesn't Stop Campaigns From Heating Up Ahead Of Caucuses

Six GOP candidates — most with family members in tow — shook voters' hands and made their final arguments on the eve of the Iowa caucuses.

Religion Front And Center On 2012 Campaign Trail

From stump speeches to political ads, religion is a hot-button topic in the presidential campaign. Many of the GOP candidates have emphasized their faith while campaigning, and others have come under fire from opponents and religious leaders for their beliefs.