In tight race, Cruz and Trump make final appeals to Iowans

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in DubuqueBy James Oliphant, Amanda Becker and Steve Holland AMES, Iowa (Reuters) – Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, locked in a tight race in Iowa just two days before the state’s crucial U.S. presidential nominating contest, urged their supporters on Saturday to give them the first victory of the 2016 campaign. Trump, the billionaire New York developer, and Cruz, the Texas senator, were among 10 Republicans and three Democrats campaigning in Iowa for their parties’ nominations ahead of Monday’s caucus sessions but much of the focus was on the fight between Cruz and Trump.

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