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Cruzin' To Caucus: Candidate Ted Cruz Makes His Way Through Iowa

KUT political reporter Ben Philpott is following GOP presidential primary contender Sen. Ted Cruz through Iowa this week as the senator from Texas gears up for the caucuses.

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Cruz was joined by former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on the campaign trail in Iowa.

It takes a lot of things going right to win an election.

The moving parts of a well-oiled presidential campaign can be an amazing thing to witness.

In the first day following the GOP contender's machine through Iowa on the pre-caucus trail, there were several examples of a campaign pulling off strategic victories and going into crisis mode on the seven stops throughout the Hawkeye State.

Check out the Storify below to see the tweets and on-the-ground reaction from the campaign trail.

  

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