ore bad news for Mitt Romney: The Republican presidential nominee is losing support among older Americans, a pivotal demographic that consistently votes in high numbers. According to a poll by Reuters/Ipsos, in less than two weeks, Romney's support among voters age 60 and older has slid from a 20-point lead over President Obama to fewer than four points. The survey also found that Romney's previous advantage among older voters on the issue of Medicare has crumbled. Older voters oppose Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan's healthcare plan for the elderly by a 2-to-1 ratio.
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