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Paul’s libertarian zeal draws in younger voters

Anti-interventionist foreign policy appeals

NASHUA - As he touched down in New Hampshire yesterday to campaign before Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary, Ron Paul was greeted by what has become a familiar sight - a large, enthusiastic crowd, about half of them younger voters.

Perhaps the most striking statistic to come out of the Iowa caucuses, where Paul finished a close third, was entrance poll data showing that the 76-year-old Texas congressman captured 48 percent of the vote among those under the age of 30 in a six-candidate field.

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