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Residents of Denison, Iowa, gather for a mock caucus at the town’s library, where they caucus for food — pizza, ceviche and egg rolls — rather than candidates. A multicultural spread reflecting a diverse town.

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On a Monday night, a week before the Iowa caucuses, about 20 residents gathered at the Norelius library in Denison, Iowa, for a mock caucus. Latina activist Alma Puga, the organizer, called the caucuses the “Disneyland of politics.” Rather than caucusing for candidates, it’s food: egg rolls, pepperoni pizza, homemade ceviche and carne asada tacos… Read More