'Democracy in action': A peek at Iowa's quirky caucuses

Staff and volunteers of the Hillary Clinton Burlington, Iowa campaign field office cheer as she speaks on the television at the Boogaloo Cafe on February 1, 2016 in Burlington, IowaBen Swartz wasn’t going to let his marriage get in the way of his politics. “It’s a house divided!” quipped the 84-year-old Swartz as he split with his wife, a supporter of Hillary Clinton, to go huddle with the few backers of low-polling Democrat Martin O’Malley. Clinton supporters formed the lion’s share of attendees at Monday’s caucus in Indian Hills Junior High School in Clive, a suburb of Iowa’s state capital Des Moines.

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