Headline RoundupJanuary 16th, 2024

Trump Wins Iowa GOP Caucuses

Summary from the AllSides News Team

Multiple news outlets reported former President Donald Trump as the winner of the 2024 Republican presidential caucus in Iowa.

The Details: News sources declared Trump the winner shortly after the caucus opened at 8:30 p.m. ET. As of 7 a.m. ET on Tuesday, with more than 95% reported, Trump won 51% of the vote. Behind Trump were Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with 21.2%, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley with 19.1%, and Vivek Ramaswamy with 7.7%.

How the Media Covered It: Sources across the spectrum covered the Iowa results as their top story Monday night, with many highlighting the second-place competition between Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley. Washington Examiner (Lean Right bias) said Trump "fired a warning shot at his 2024 Republican primary opponents and President Joe Biden" by "dominating the opening nominating contest." The Wall Street Journal (Center bias) said Trump's win "is a sign the Republican party remains committed to restoring him to power." Associated Press (Lean Left bias) said "Trump's victory gives him a strong start in the race."

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