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Dozens of 2020 hopefuls aim to break through at Iowa State Fair

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg grills at the Iowa Pork Producers tent at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019. Democratic presidential hopefuls mingle with Iowa voters, seeking the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the critical state, which will hold the first nominating contest in February 2020.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg grills at the Iowa Pork Producers tent at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019. Democratic presidential hopefuls mingle with Iowa voters, seeking the...more

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg grills at the Iowa Pork Producers tent at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019. Democratic presidential hopefuls mingle with Iowa voters, seeking the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the critical state, which will hold the first nominating contest in February 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane tour the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane tour the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane tour the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Elizabeth Warren autographs a copy of The Mueller Report with "I Read This Report," August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Elizabeth Warren autographs a copy of The Mueller Report with "I Read This Report," August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Elizabeth Warren autographs a copy of The Mueller Report with "I Read This Report," August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Kamala Harris flips pork chops on a grill, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kamala Harris flips pork chops on a grill, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kamala Harris flips pork chops on a grill, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Bill de Blasio is joined by his wife Chirlane (2nd L) and his son Dante (R) at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Bill de Blasio is joined by his wife Chirlane (2nd L) and his son Dante (R) at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Bill de Blasio is joined by his wife Chirlane (2nd L) and his son Dante (R) at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Tom Steyer talks to farmer Kyle Gilchrist of Douds, Iowa, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Tom Steyer talks to farmer Kyle Gilchrist of Douds, Iowa, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Tom Steyer talks to farmer Kyle Gilchrist of Douds, Iowa, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Michael Bennet walks at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Michael Bennet walks at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Michael Bennet walks at the Iowa State Fair, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Joe Biden takes a selfie with a girl at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Joe Biden takes a selfie with a girl at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Joe Biden takes a selfie with a girl at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Bill Weld eats a turkey leg, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bill Weld eats a turkey leg, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Bill Weld eats a turkey leg, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Cory Booker rides the Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker rides the Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker rides the Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Andrew Yang eats a turkey leg as he walks around talking to fairgoers, August 9, 2019. 

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Andrew Yang eats a turkey leg as he walks around talking to fairgoers, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Andrew Yang eats a turkey leg as he walks around talking to fairgoers, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Kirsten Gillibrand joined by her son Henry, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kirsten Gillibrand joined by her son Henry, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kirsten Gillibrand joined by her son Henry, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Julian Castro and his son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro and his son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro and his son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Tulsi Gabbard talks to fairgoer Jeff Shudak, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Tulsi Gabbard talks to fairgoer Jeff Shudak, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Tulsi Gabbard talks to fairgoer Jeff Shudak, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Jay Inslee speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Jay Inslee speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Jay Inslee speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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John Delaney grills pork burgers at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

John Delaney grills pork burgers at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

John Delaney grills pork burgers at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Marianne Williamson walks through the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Marianne Williamson walks through the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Marianne Williamson walks through the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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John Hickenlooper speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

John Hickenlooper speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

John Hickenlooper speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Kirsten Gillibrand speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Kirsten Gillibrand speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Kirsten Gillibrand speaks, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Elizabeth Warren arrives at the fair, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Elizabeth Warren arrives at the fair, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Elizabeth Warren arrives at the fair, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Cory Booker interacts with a child, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker interacts with a child, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker interacts with a child, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Cory Booker rides a Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker rides a Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Cory Booker rides a Ferris wheel, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Julian Castro with his wife Erica, their daughter Carina and their son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro with his wife Erica, their daughter Carina and their son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro with his wife Erica, their daughter Carina and their son Cristian tour the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Students take cover from the sun as they wait for Democratic candidates to speak at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Students take cover from the sun as they wait for Democratic candidates to speak at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Students take cover from the sun as they wait for Democratic candidates to speak at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Andrew Yang signs autographs at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Andrew Yang signs autographs at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Andrew Yang signs autographs at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Joe Biden interacts with people at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Joe Biden interacts with people at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Joe Biden interacts with people at the Iowa State Fair, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Kamala Harris interacts with people at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Kamala Harris interacts with people at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Kamala Harris interacts with people at the Iowa Pork Producers tent, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Marianne Williamson speaks, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Marianne Williamson speaks, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Marianne Williamson speaks, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Julian Castro and his daughter Carina ride a bumper car, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro and his daughter Carina ride a bumper car, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Julian Castro and his daughter Carina ride a bumper car, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Bristen Bayless, 4, holds a signed card from candidate Julian Castro, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Bristen Bayless, 4, holds a signed card from candidate Julian Castro, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Bristen Bayless, 4, holds a signed card from candidate Julian Castro, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
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Andrew Yang arrives at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Andrew Yang arrives at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Andrew Yang arrives at the Iowa State Fair, August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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