Multimedia Video Watch The Scene: The Caucuses: Io-what? By Bianca Hillier Posted on January 27, 2016 28 second read 0 0 647 The Iowa Caucuses are on Feb. 1, and they are a monumental step in the race to become President of the United States. What exactly are they, though? Who goes, and what’s the point? The Scene’s Bianca Hillier breaks it down.