Washington Week

From the Vault: Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

Clip: Season 2015 | 7m 8s

2016 presidential candidates are flocking to the Iowa State Fair this week hoping to grab the attention of voters in the first caucus state. The Iowa Straw Poll has been eliminated, but nearly 20 candidates plan to speak at The Des Moines Register's Soapbox this year. Four years ago, Gwen Ifill talked to Dan Balz from the State Fair about the impact of Iowa on the Republican presidential field.

Aired: 08/12/15

Rating: NR

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