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Hillary Clinton Is Finally Going To Iowa Next Month

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But the 2016 implications were impossible to ignore.

Some Iowan institutions had recently become a bit peeved with Clinton, who devoted a lot of energy to Iowa in 2008 only to lose handily, as the 2016 speculation heated up and she failed to make an appearance in the state with the first presidential nominating contest.