AP PHOTOS: The 2016 race heats up ahead of early voting

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Posted: Jan 15, 2016 11:54 AM
AP PHOTOS: The 2016 race heats up ahead of early voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — With two weeks to go until Iowans head to the polls in the first vote of the 2016 primary season, White House hopefuls went on the offensive this week, with Republican Ted Cruz's under new scrutiny for a big loan from Goldman Sachs and Donald Trump labeled by his main rival as embodying "New York values."

On the Democratic side, a narrowing race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders drove both candidates to ramp up their attacks on one another over issues ranging from health care to gun control.

A collection of photos by Associated Press photographers following the various candidates on the campaign trail..