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Watch AARP's Iowa Presidential Primary Candidate Forums

5 cities, 17 candidates on the issues that matter to you: drug prices, Medicare, Social Security and more

Older Voters Have the Power to Decide

Americans over 50 will be a major force in the 2020 presidential elections, and older voters expect candidates to pay close attention to the issues they care about. AARP is sponsoring a series of forums across Iowa where 19 Democratic hopefuls will provide their views on matters most important to the 50-plus electorate.

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