Political experts weigh in with Iowa caucuses less than one week away

Political experts weigh in with Iowa caucuses less than one week away

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - With the Iowa caucuses just under a week away, political experts say the race between the two Democratic front runners is tightening.
 
Clinton is maintaining her double digit lead over Sanders among women in a new NBC News/Survey Monkey Poll. Meanwhile, young voters seem to be supporting Sanders over Clinton.

Experts say another factor in play could be under Martin O'Malley's control. The candidate has been lagging behind,  polling on average just around 5 percent.
               
"If he takes a very strong stance in support of one over the other it is possible that given the closeness of the race between those two that that five percent if most of them go in one direction that could have an impact on the caucus next week," says USC Professor of Political Science, Robert Oldendick.

In a town hall event Monday night, Clinton continued to talk about her experience and how a Clinton presidency would be a continuation of the Obama legacy.
 
Meanwhile, Sanders defined what he calls Democratic socialism--which he says is creating a government that works for everyone not just a handful of people on the top.
 
The Democratic caucuses in Iowa are on February 1st.

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