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Meet our politics team on the ground for the Iowa caucuses

The first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses are finally here. The Hawkeye State will dominate political conversation as Iowans gear up to caucus for their favorite candidates.

If you’re trying to sort out the details, you’re not alone.

We made this explainer, using gummy bears to keep it simple.

Our politics team is in Iowa covering every moment leading up to the start of Monday’s caucus meetings across the state at 5 p.m. PST.

Follow our reporters and get dispatches from the campaign trail on Trail Guide and Twitter for a behind-the-scenes look at the process and updates on where the candidates stand.

Our list of reporters on the ground is below. Learn more about our team here.

And don't miss Mark Z. Barabak’s explainer to understand why the Iowa caucuses matter.

We'll have live results from Iowa as they come in. Join us!

For more, go to www.latimes.com/politics


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