Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts raises his arms before addressing supporters at the Hotel Fort Des Moines, in Des Moines, Iowa after getting word that he finished first in the Iowa caucus. Kerry 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 Howard Dean. AFP PHOTO/Jeff HAYNES COPYRIGHT SCANPIX SWEDEN Code: 444