Iowa's new generation gap (Politico)
A political generation gap among Iowa caucus-goers is emerging as the 2012 campaign gets under way, with many younger voters citing the nation's fiscal situation as their main focus, while older Republicans cite social issues.
Interviews in Iowa this week during the state's first big event of the presidential campaign season, the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition forum, showed a trend — repeated references to the economy from voters under the age of fifty.
For those above that line, the majority said a candidate's stand issues like abortion and gay marriage were their litmus tests.
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