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Trump challengers for the GOP presidential nomination trailed far behind in Iowa

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Former President Donald Trump won decisively in last night's Iowa caucuses. Gary Leffler is a precinct captain who was supporting the former president.

GARY LEFFLER: The people are just really more energized than I've ever seen them. And I was there in '16 and '20. And they are more organized. They are more dedicated. They're more enthused.

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Trump's 30% margin of victory was a new record for a contested Republican Iowa caucus. It left Florida Governor Ron DeSantis a distant second, with former South Carolina Governor and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley right at his heels. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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