Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign said Iowa wasn’t a must-win state for his hopes of winning the Democratic nomination, but Biden said in a recent interview the first caucus state held the “key to the kingdom.”
A senior adviser told campaign reporters at a background briefing Tuesday that Iowa was “critical” but downplayed the significance of winning it.
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