WATERLOO, Iowa--When Hillary Rodham Clinton's volunteers and staffers stand at the back of their candidate's events in Iowa, they sometimes play a little game one observer called "Count the oxygen tanks and wheelchairs."Howie P.S.: I wonder what the demo is for the Edwards people. I am going to push away from the computer screen now.
"It's major ... We have a lot older people living way out in the country and we have to get them into town," said Clinton precinct captain Jim Erb, mayor of Charles City, in the hard-frozen, north-central part of the state. "They're a big part of our strategy, so it's going to be key for us to get them out on caucus night."