Mitt Romney and supporters
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US presidential candidates make their final Iowa caucus speeches

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has narrowly won the first vote by US Republican party supporters in the process to choose a presidential candidate for this year's election.

Tuesday's contest launched months of caucuses and primary elections in 50 states, Washington DC and other territories, culminating in the Republican National Convention in August where the party nominee will be formally anointed.

  • 04 Jan 2012
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