Against the Grain

Democrats Downplay Iowa and New Hampshire At Their Peril

Even though the first two states in the 2020 process aren’t diverse, they will still play their traditional role in anointing a front-runner and weeding out the also-rans.

Sen. Sherrod Brown speaks during a meet-and-greet with residents in Cresco, Iowa, on Jan. 31.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall