Tensions soared across the Hawkeye State during Monday's Iowa Caucuses. Polls were thwarted, two candidates ended their run for the presidency and another decided to leave the state all together to get some fresh clothes.
Democratic hopefuls, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) were locked in a dead heat for most of the night, but the real winners and losers of the event were mainly found among the Republicans.
Take a look at some of the results from Iowa as the nation prepares for the primaries in New Hampshire next week.
The business magnate was perhaps the biggest loser on Monday night, failing to live up to polling results that largely anticipated he'd win in Iowa. In fact, he came out just one point ahead of Marco Rubio. In an out-of-character
speech, Trump thanked voters and congratulated Ted Cruz on his win
, noting his anticipation for New Hampshire where he's held a much larger margin over other frontrunners.
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Rubio's results on Monday reflected growing support for the candidate seen by many GOP leaders as the most in line
with the party platform. The Florida senator nearly overtook Donald Trump in the caucuses, noting that "it's probably a three-person race" from here on out. But third place isn't first
, and it just means he still has a chance.
Iowa took down at least two low-polling candidates on Monday, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley
and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
. Both announced the suspensions of their campaigns shortly before the official end of the caucuses, following months of poor performance. Huckabee had been relegated to the last several undercard debates and O'Malley hadn't been able to gain more than five percent of voter support
since he announced his candidacy.
Many of the other low-pollers lost, hard, on Monday. Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich and Rick Santorum all failed to get more than 4,000 votes apiece.
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Inexplicably, Ben Carson was not in Iowa on Monday night, but rather, on his way home to Florida to get some clean clothes
. "Dr. Carson has been on the road for 17 days needs fresh clothes," Jason Osborne, the senior communications strategists for the retired neurosurgeon, tweeted
on Monday. No word yet on the state of laundry machines in Iowa.