The 2012 Presidential Race (Officially) Begins

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Republican presidential candidates at Fox News debate in Sioux City, Iowa. (Scott Olson)

The presidential nomination process kicks off today when voters attend the Iowa Caucuses. It’s a Free Country political reporter Anna Sale reports from the Hawkeye State and discusses last-minute news from the GOP contenders. Plus: Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at RealClearPolitics, looks at the big trends in politics heading into the election year; and Amanda Fung of Crain’s New York Business and Stephen Kliegerman of Halstead Property Development Marketing talk about the current and future state of New York City’s real estate market.

From Iowa

Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, and Sarah McCammon, Iowa Public Radio reporter and Morning Edition host, talk about today's Iowa caucuses and last-minute news from the Republican presidential contenders. 

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Open Phones: Iowans on Caucus Day

Iowa transplants or listeners in Iowa: describe the profile of an Iowa voter - and tell us if you think Iowa deserves to go first.

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2012 Real Estate

Amanda Fung, Crain's New York Business real estate reporter, and Stephen Kliegerman, president of Halstead Property Development Marketing, look at what's ahead in local real estate. 

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Trends to Watch for this Election Year

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Jamaican Elections

David McFadden, an Associated Press reporter based in Kingston, Jamaica, will be discussing the Jamaican elections which took place last week.  

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Unfulfilled Trains

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