Iowa entrance poll: Clinton, Trump lead
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Preliminary results from early entrance polls at the Iowa caucuses offer positive signs for national front-runners Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMajor progressive group unveils first 2018 Senate endorsements Decaying DC bridge puts spotlight on Trump plan Hillary Clinton under microscope at inauguration MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBooker is taking orders from corporate pharmaceuticals Hillary Clinton under microscope at inauguration The story of the Trump transition, as told in 57 @RealDonaldTrump tweets MORE, CBS News reported Monday evening:


Approximately 60 percent of Democratic caucusgoers want to see President Obama's policies continue, according to CBS. Of those, 69 percent are choosing Clinton, while only 25 percent are backing Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBooker is taking orders from corporate pharmaceuticals Major progressive group unveils first 2018 Senate endorsements Hillary Clinton under microscope at inauguration MORE (I-Vt.).

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Sanders is leading among young voters, however. Some 91 percent of those under the age of 30 and 64 percent of those between 30 and 44 years of age are backing the Democratic socialist.

About 29 percent of Democrats said that the most important quality of a candidate is that the person has the right experience. Of those people, 90 percent are voting for Clinton. On the other side, 26 percent of Democratic voters said the most important quality of a candidate is that the person is "honest and trustworthy." Of that portion, 75 percent are caucusing for Sanders.

Only 11 percent of Republican voters who said they made up their minds "in the last few days" are choosing Trump, CBS reported.

GOP voters reported as their most important issue: government spending (31 percent), the economy (28 percent), terrorism (25 percent) and immigration (13 percent).