Membership
Get unlimited digital access. Try it today for only $0.99.
Topics

Christopher Dodd

Essential Politics: Tonight's the night, so here's a caucus explainer using gummy bears

Essential Politics: Tonight's the night, so here's a caucus explainer using gummy bears

I’m your Essential Politics host Christina Bellantoni, and I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for the first-in-the-nation caucuses tonight in Iowa.

Californians often ask why Iowa, and some wonder what, exactly, is a caucus, anyway? Those are totally fair questions, especially for voters who don’t get the same privilege of retail politics. There is plenty to say about Iowa’s demographic makeup not being representative of the nation. There’s no argument that is true.

Consider that America is...

Loading
64°