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BuzzFeed's 40 Best And Worst Of The Iowa Caucuses

After spending 4 days all over Iowa, here are some of my most memorable moments from the trip.

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7. Most Unnecessary Amount Of Media Attention:

Michele Bachmann. For some reason, out of every stop I went to, Michele Bachmann had the most media around her. There were people from Japan and Germany and all over the place.

8. Question Rick Perry's People Hate The Most:

Anything gay-related.

Rick Perry was asked by an audience member about his stance on gay marriage at the Nationwide Insurance headquarters in Des Moines. The lady in this picture works with him in Texas. She wasn't pleased.

13. Worst Answer To A Question At A Meet And Greet:

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Rick Santorum in Sioux City. "I don't want to make black people's lives better by giving them somebody else's money. I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money."

14. Most Unnecessary Sign:

The press sign at the Newton, Iowa, caucus. They reserved two rows in one of the rooms for press. Only one person showed up besides me and he was from the Newton Daily News.

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Contact Matt Stopera at matt.stopera@buzzfeed.com.

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