Bracing for the GOP showdown in Iowa

A Storified look at what reporters are tweeting from the ground floor of today's caucuses. 

Hundreds of political writers invaded Iowa for Tuesday’s caucuses and through Twitter are reporting what happens, as it happens. Monday marked the final push for most campaigns and reporters recorded the events as best they could—and against some odds, noting some things that probably wouldn't make the print edition.

Here's what a handful of reporters are seeing on the ground in the Hawkeye State.

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The viral video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood is a war on poor women
Whenever there are calls to restrict abortion and defund Planned Parenthood, Democrats fight back by drawing attention to the “war on women.” It happened after the 2010 midterms when the GOP began passing abortion restrictions at an unprecedented rate, and it’s happening again. Now, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) continues its viral video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood, alleging that the women’s health organization is selling fetal tissue for a profit.
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