Trump loses his edge in the rural state of Iowa
By Abiodun Ogundairo
23 October 2020 | 10:46 am
US President Donald Trump comfortably won by 9.4 points in Iowa in 2016, but it now joins the list of states where he is losing his lead. Several polls now show Trump neck and neck with opponent and former vice president Joe Biden since September.
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