Nate Silver's 538 projection gives President Obama an 84.3 percent chance of winning the Hawkeye State.
The one problem with Braley's remark is that it happened to reflect on a fellow Iowan who is a mainstay of Hawkeye State politics.
Yet it awards nine delegates to the Republican National Convention—about a third as many as the Hawkeye State.
For many Republicans presidential hopefuls, the road to the nomination passes through the Hawkeye State.
Democrats have long dominated at pounding the pavement in the Hawkeye State.
He presented Hawkeye as a warrior, often tried, and always found deserving of confidence.
Even Hawkeye nodded his head, as if he would say, it was better than he had expected.
Hawkeye was talking to Nulty, elaborately simulating ignorance of Toddles' presence—and he was talking about Toddles.
Hawkeye regarded the young man a moment in speechless amazement.
Hawkeye started, and dropped his rifle, directed by the finger of his companion, the stranger came under his view.