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Bernie Sanders

Sanders within striking distance of Clinton in Iowa poll

Hillary Rodham Clinton's once-prohibitive advantage in Iowa has slipped enough to jeopardize her front- runner status and Bernie Sanders has moved to within striking distance, revealing a Democratic presidential field in unexpected flux as Vice President Joe Biden considers whether to run. The results of the latest Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll, released Saturday, show Clinton is now the first choice of 37 percent of likely Democratic caucus-goers in the state where the first ballots of the presidential contest will be cast early next year. She's followed by Sanders at 30 percent and Biden at 14 percent. It's the first time the poll has had Clinton's...