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Iowa's Newest Visitor: The Caucus Tourist

Caucus tourists from the Netherlands, Lars Duursma (yellow coat), Victor Vlam (right) and Bertine Moenaff are pictured after Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio spoke at Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown, Iowa, January 26, 2016, ahead of the Iowa caucuses. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Caucus tourists from the Netherlands, Lars Duursma (yellow coat), Victor Vlam (right) and Bertine Moenaff are pictured after Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio spoke at Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown, Iowa, January 26, 2016, ahead of the Iowa caucuses. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Political watchers and election geeks from around the country have decided that instead of just watching the Iowa caucuses on TV, they’ll turn the first-in-the-nation voting into a vacation. Here & Now’s Robin Young brought us this report.

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