Blizzards batter Iowa as candidates try to generate last-minute heat for Monday caucuses | WSBT

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Published Jan 13, 2024
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Policy Leaning Analysis

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 76% Conservative:

  • 3 negative sentiments for Trump Impeachment
  • 1 negative sentiment for Government Intervention


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 0% Neutral and bias score of -100% Liberal:

4 negative sentiments and 1 positive sentiment for Nikki Haley
4 negative sentiments and 1 positive sentiment for Donald Trump
4 negative sentiments for Ron DeSantis
1 negative sentiment for Rick Santorum
1 negative sentiment for Ted Cruz
1 negative sentiment for John McCain
1 negative sentiment for Mitt Romney


Policies:

Government Intervention
Trump Impeachment

Politicians:

Nikki Haley
Donald Trump
Ron DeSantis
Rick Santorum
Ted Cruz
John McCain
Mitt Romney

Sentiments

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26% Could Haley, for example, see a surge as Trump voters, thinking his victory is inevitable, stay home?"
26% Could Haley, for example, see a surge as Trump voters, thinking his victory is inevitable, stay home?"
-20% For many, the caucuses Monday night will effectively be a race for second place as DeSantis and Haley battle it out across Iowa and ..."
-20% For many, the caucuses Monday night will effectively be a race for second place as DeSantis and Haley battle it out across Iowa and ..."
-20% For many, the caucuses Monday night will effectively be a race for second place as DeSantis and Haley battle it out across Iowa and ..."
-26% "For many, the caucuses Monday night will effectively be a race for second place as DeSantis and Haley battle it out across Iowa and ..."
-30% "Or could her supporters give up in the face of the predicted negative 40 Fahrenheit temperatures and insurmountable lead from the 45th president?Meteorologists and ..."
-34% While no one is anticipating Haley or DeSantis somehow finishing ahead of the twice-impeached former president in the polls, how well they do could ..."
-38% "Iowa could make or break those few candidates still in the race against Trump.""
-98% "Mick Huckabee in 2008, Rick Santorum in 2012 and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in 2016 all lost the nominating process to John McCain, Mitt ..."

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

37% : For many, the caucuses Monday night will effectively be a race for second place as DeSantis and Haley battle it out across Iowa and the polls to see who can come in second to Trump, and how much they can close the gap.
35% : Or could her supporters give up in the face of the predicted negative 40 Fahrenheit temperatures and insurmountable lead from the 45th president?Meteorologists and political scientists are both unable to exactly make that forecast.
31% : Iowa could make or break those few candidates still in the race against Trump.
1% : Mick Huckabee in 2008, Rick Santorum in 2012 and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in 2016 all lost the nominating process to John McCain, Mitt Romney and Donald Trump.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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