Des Moines, IA…As the GOP results are in and Ted Cruz takes home the top spot in Iowa with 28%. Trump proves that he is not invincible and came in a soft 24%. Marco Rubio was the clear winner of the biggest mover prize and came in just behind Trump at 23%. Carson was a distant 4th at 9%. The field is starting to shrink as Governor Mike Huckabee announced he is suspending his campaign. On the Democratic Side Hillary is clinging to a slim one percent edge over Bernie Sanders. O’Malley as a non issue and announced he is suspending his campaign. Our initial takeaway is that Trump may have been punished a few percentage points for not playing team ball and attending the last debate.
Not the battle moves to New Hampshire. New Hampshire has not always been kind to Iowa winners but this year seems to