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January 3rd, 2012
06:27 PM ET

Iowa caucus comedy

From a collapsing stage to writing on babies...CNN's Jeanne Moos has oddball moments from the Iowa campaign.

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Iowa caucus-goers, by the numbers
January 3rd, 2012
05:52 PM ET

Iowa caucus-goers, by the numbers

By CNN’s Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd

(CNN) - So what are Tuesday's Iowa caucus-goers like – and how do they compare to the rest of the U.S. population?

Here's a thumbnail profile, by the numbers.

For starters, they are not a big group. In 2008, about 119,000 people voted in Iowa's Republican caucuses - which is about the same as the population of Allentown, PA.

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