AP VoteCast: Health care, climate are top issues in Iowa

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JOSH BOAK and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Democrats came to the state's caucuses Monday with two major issues dominating their thoughts: health care and climate change. More than the economy, immigration or foreign policy, Democrats in the nation's opening round of presidential primaries were overwhelmingly concerned about the cost of medical treatment and the health of a planet being rapidly warmed by the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities. About 4 in 10 ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, while 3 in 10 identified climate change as the top, according to AP VoteCast. Democratic voters were largely supportive of government programs that would improve access to health insurance coverage as well as taxation of
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