A defiant Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean addresses supporters following his third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses 19 January 2004 in West Des Moines, Iowa. US Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts snatched a surprise early victory in the Democratic party battle to take on US President George W. Bush in November, as Iowa voters dealt a stinging blow to longtime favorite Dean. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. Clary COPYRIGHT SCANPIX SWEDEN Code: 444