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Sanders Campaign: Party Lost 5 Percent of Iowa Vote
 

The Iowa Democratic Party has informed the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernard Sanders that it has no results for 90 precincts across the state, which could account for as much as 5 percent of the total vote. What’s more, the party has asked the campaigns for help in getting a tally for those missing results.

“We are, right now, calling all our precinct captains on precincts where we have knowledge of what’s missing, to report what we think happened there,” a visibly irate Robert Becker, Sanders’ state director told Roll Call after Sanders’ speech at the Holiday Inn near the Des Moines airport.

Senator Marks 6,000 Consecutive Votes
 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid joined Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, in congratulating fellow Sen. Susan Collins on her 6,000th consecutive roll call vote Thursday.

King Will Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer
 

Sen. Angus King will undergo surgery this week to address a prostate cancer diagnosis he received earlier this year.

The Maine independent said the prostate cancer was detected early, as was skin cancer some 40 years ago from which he fully recovered.