IOWA — It goes without saying that most, if not all, Democrats want to see Donald Trump leave the White House after his first term. But are Iowa caucusgoers backing a candidate strictly based on perceived “electability”? Or does a presidential hopeful’s policy platform matter more? Democrats at four different campaign events weigh in.
After Spectrum Washington bureau reporters Taurean Small and Taylor Popielarz completed their Battleground 2020 series last June, it became clear that a chapter two was warranted. This story is part four of a new four-part series focusing in on all the attention Iowa gets in presidential election years and trying to figure out what the results of the first caucus could mean for the rest of the Heartland.