Colorado Democrats pack a gym at a Denver high school during caucuses on March 1, 2016. The crowds and long lines have led to calls for the state to move to an open primary system. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Don't Like Caucuses, But Replacing Them With Primaries Isn't Easy

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The United States that 25-year-olds (top row) were born into is very different from the one of the 45-year-olds (middle row) and 65-year-olds NPR spoke with. Those differing circumstances and events have shaped very different political outlooks. Courtesy hide caption

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On Sept. 11, Two Wars And The Great Recession

Politician Takes To Tinder To Ignite Voters' Interest

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A woman holds signs depicting the head of Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump as she waits to enter the auditorium to hear him speak on Wednesday in Derry, N.H. Mary Schwalm/AP hide caption

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives the Liberty Medal in 2013 from the National Constitution Center. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was the group's honorary chairman. Both are now likely presidential candidates for their respective party's nomination. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR knocked on doors throughout Colorado to find out how individual voters were responding to Democratic and Republican appeals in the lead up to Election Day. Molly Messick/NPR hide caption

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The Republican Party's Remarkable Non-Transformation

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Voters cast their ballots during the first day of early voting at the Meadows Mall on Oct. 20 in Las Vegas, Nev. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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America's Changing Face Presents Challenges For The GOP

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Annual "Biketoberfest" participants ride along Beach Street in downtown Daytona Beach, Fla., in 2010. Daytona Beach Visitors Bureau hide caption

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White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

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A voter registration form and absentee ballot application at a Franklin County polling place in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday. The deadline to register to vote in Ohio is Oct. 9. Matt Sullivan/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Voter Registration Deadlines Begin Passing This Week

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Mitt Romney takes the stage at a campaign rally at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Va., on Sept. 8. Brian Snyder/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Military Vote Seen As A Key To Capturing Virginia

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NPR's Cheryl Corley and producer Brakkton Booker followed Tuesday's Republican National Convention events with a trip to Tampa's trendy Ybor City neighborhood. Brakkton Booker/NPR hide caption

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As Convention Day Winds Down, Tampa Hosts Republican (And Other) Parties

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