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CBS News 6 Feb 2020

With 100% of precincts reporting, Buttigieg and Sanders top Democratic field


When the last of the results trickled in from the Iowa Democratic Party on Thursday, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders both topped the Democratic field. Sanders maintained his edge in the "popular vote" final choice and Buttigieg his slight advantage in state delegate equivalents. CBS News campaign reporter Adam Brewster joined CBS News to discuss the results.

All of the results from Monday's Iowa caucuses are now in, and Pete Buttigieg and Senator Bernie Sanders are in a virtual tie, with each winning 26% of state delegates. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster joins CBSN' Tanya Rivero with the latest.
Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are leading in the first vote to choose the Democratic candidate to run against President Donald Trump in November's election.

The vote in Iowa has been chaotic, beset by technical problems and delays in reporting results.

Iowa's Democratic Party said data from 71% of precincts showed Mr Buttigieg on 26.8%, with Mr Sanders on 25.2%.

Elizabeth Warren was third on 18.4% and Joe Biden fourth on 15.4%.
Voters in six states will head to the polls Tuesday for the next set of Democratic presidential nominating contests. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright previews what's at stake for the Biden and Sanders campaigns.
While there is no official winner of the Iowa caucuses yet, with 71% of precincts reporting, Pete Buttigieg holds a slight lead over Senator Bernie Sanders. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party is scrambling to deal with the fallout from the bungled night. Naomi Ruchim joins CBSN AM with the latest.

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