Iowa Caucuses 2016: Highlights From the Hawkeye State

Here's a look at some of the highlights from the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, 2016.

ByAli Dukakis
February 02, 2016, 5:55 PM

— -- Need proof that the 2016 presidential race is unlike any other? Look no further than Monday night’s Iowa caucuses.

On the Republican side, both Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio defied expectations. ABC News projected Cruz as Iowa’s Republican victor around 10:30 p.m. Eastern, with the Texas senator bumping party frontrunner Donald Trump down to runner-up status. Rubio came in a close third just behind Trump.

For the Democrats, the party’s race for the Hawkeye State rolled well into Tuesday afternoon, finally ending with news of a projected razor-thin Groundhog Day win for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

Filled with twists, turns and one too-close-to-call caucus conundrum, here’s a look at some of the highlights from the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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