Iowa Caucuses on Townhall

Larry Elder - Thu Jan 5

It is quite extraordinary what the rumpled, unpretentious 76-year-old OB/GYN has already achieved. Many Republicans now agree: If the GOP listened to Paul on domestic and economic issues, their "brand" would look a lot better. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Jan 5

My family and I have spent over a week in Iowa. We were expecting the normal cold, snowy weather, and bought boots, wool socks and sweaters the week before Christmas. We packed up soon after Christmas and flew to Des Moines. Four family members, 8 checked bags (double my initial goal -- bulky snow boots and sweaters). ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Thu Jan 5

As the results of the Iowa caucuses dribbled in, Americans got to see how the GOP candidates greeted victory and defeat. Top vote-getter Mitt Romney was gracious toward Rick Santorum, who came in second by eight thin votes, but uninspiring as he pledged to get America back to work. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed Jan 4

It's been a mixed week for Mitt Romney's campaign. On one hand, Romney won Iowa, but on the other, he was endorsed by John McCain. ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Jan 4

Much of the conservative punditocracy has declared that Mitt Romney is the consensus conservative candidate. If he is, he's the least consensual consensus candidate in modern political history -- the man can't break 25 percent with a sledgehammer. ... more

AP News - Wed Jan 4

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jan 4

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jan 4

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jan 4

Rich Galen - Wed Jan 4

At long last, real voters cast real votes on behalf of real candidates. One down, 49 to go and that doesn't include American Somoa, Guam, the District of Columbia and other U.S. holdings. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Wed Jan 4

Guy Benson - Wed Jan 4

AP News - Wed Jan 4

Katie Pavlich - Wed Jan 4

Michelle Malkin - Wed Jan 4

The Iowa caucuses may not have much predictive value, but they did a wonderful job of unmasking both elitist whingers on the left and incompetent whiners on the right. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Jan 4

"I don't think Ron Paul represents the mainstream," says Mitt Romney. Newt Gingrich, another of the Texas congressman's opponents in the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, uses stronger terms, declaring, "Ron Paul's views are totally outside the mainstream of virtually every decent American." ... more

Des Moines, IA - Wed Jan 4

In a ridiculously close Iowa Caucus result, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum came out in a statistical dead heat. ... more