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On a night of raucous caucusing in Iowa, Democrats rolled the dice and delivered a larger-than-expected, if not shocking, 8-point win for Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. Obama won with nearly 38 percent of the vote, easily beating out former Sen. John Edwards and Sen. Hillary Clinton, who came in second and third respectively, with 30 and 29 percent of the vote.
New Jersey has become the first state in four decades to outlaw the death penalty, causing celebration among many in the state who are against it. The state Assembly voted 44-36 on legislation to replace the practice with life in prison. Democratic Gov. Jon S. Corzine said he will sign the bill.