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California Lawmaker Driving Iowans to the Caucuses

Iowa is the center of the political universe right now. Volunteers have poured in from across the country to help get Iowans to caucus. Ben Adler caught up with a California lawmaker who's turning out

Iowa is the center of the political universe right now. Volunteers have poured in from across the country to help get Iowans to caucus. Ben Adler caught up with a California lawmaker who's turning out voters for someone else.

When Assemblyman Dave Jones woke up Wednesday morning, it was zero degrees outside, with a wind-chill of negative 15. On TV, every single commercial was a political ad. But the Sacramento Democrat wasn't complaining. He's making phone calls and knocking on doors for former Senator John Edwards in Carroll, Iowa. And on Caucus Day, the assemblyman might become a chauffeur.

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Jones: As we approach the actual caucuses themselves around 5:30 p.m. or so, we're going to be involved in driving voters to the caucuses and doing work at the caucuses to organize.

The presidential candidates have spent millions on turnout efforts, and Jones says it shows. He's worked on get-out-the-vote drives before but says he's very impressed by what he's seen in Iowa.

In Sacramento, I'm Ben Adler.

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