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After Iowa

By Tom Nuttall  

Be sure to check out Prospect‘s website tomorrow for a special dispatch from Iowa by David Schoenbaum, a journalist and history professor at the University of Iowa. In the meantime, James Crabtree’s portrait of Barack Obama, originally published in the February 2007 issue of Prospect, is well worth revisiting.

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