Could Iowa rule change boost Hillary?

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Iowa Democrats are eying changes to their presidential caucuses that could boost former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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According to the Los Angeles Times, the Iowa Democratic Party is considering major rule changes to make it easier to participate in what's been a time-consuming process for caucus-goers. Potential changes include absentee and online voting.

"As Democrats, we’re always looking for ways to expand the electorate," Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan tells the Times.

Brennan says the state party is on a "listening tour" and will present potential changes to the national party at an Aug. 1 meeting.

Those changes could benefit Clinton, who finished a disappointing third in the 2008 caucuses.

The push is being led by some Clinton allies, who'd complained even before 2008 that the restrictive rules, which many consider byzantine for participating in the caucuses, were lowering participation and hurting the process.