Iowa is First Test for Presidential Candidates
Article - O Estado de S. Paulo, leading Brazilian Newspaper
February 1, 2016
"Professor of the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University (Washington), Mark Kennedy, argued that Trump could dominate the campaign rhetoric, but has not been successful [in the challenging Iowa Caucus] in converting speech in political organization...The party also has its challenges. The 2012 election made clear the need for renewal and acquisition of new votes, especially minorities...For Kennedy, the Democrats in general have a double challenge. They need to maintain and increase the enthusiasm of supporters who have become disillusioned after eight years of the Obama presidency, 'because he failed to fulfill some promises' and at the same time, convince independent voters that can offer something new to the country."