US election: Trump dealt blow by Cruz in Iowa vote

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won the Iowa Republican caucuses, in the first vote of the US presidential campaign.
“Tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives,” he declared, to great applause, as he railed against Washington, lobbyists and the media.
He took 26% of the Republican vote, beating his rival, the frontrunner Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio.

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