Clinton, Sanders Virtually Tied in Iowa

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a race which is currently too close to call in the Iowa Democratic caucuses.

Around .2% separates Clinton and Sanders with 99% of the votes counted — leaving the two candidates virtually tied.

Clinton currently has a slim lead over Sanders.

The third Democratic candidate Martin O’Malley received about 1% of the vote and he has since announced he is dropping out of the race.

Hillary Clinton addressed supporters saying the race was a big sigh of relief for her.

“I congratulate my esteemed friends and opponents. I wish Governor O’Malley the best. He is a great public servant. And I am excited about really getting into the debate with Senator Sanders about the best way forward,” Clinton said.

Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters by saying, “I think the people of Iowa have sent a very profound message to the political establishment, to the economic establishment and, by the way, to the media establishment.”

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