The Iowa caucuses came down to the wire, with Mitt Romney claiming an eight-vote victory. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul won 24.5 percent and 21.4 percent of the votes, respectively.
Jan. 3, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, with his wife, Ann, and their sons at his side, addresses supporters at the Hotel Fort Des Moines on Iowa caucuses night. Romney won the Iowa caucuses by eight votes. Win McNamee/GETTY IMAGES Buy Photo