Color the Upper Midwest Blue
Watching the top of the hour network projections, it was striking how the Upper Midwest -- Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan -- went blue. Remember when that ...
Watching the top of the hour network projections, it was striking how the Upper Midwest -- Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan -- went blue.
Remember when that was supposed to be contested territory? Remember that the GOP held its national convention in St. Paul for that very reason?
In the old order of blue and red states, the South and Interior West were red, the Pacific Coast and Northeast were blue, and the Upper Midwest was the real battleground. That's almost forgotten, which shows how fast the political map is changing.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
FCC Kills State Laws Blocking Municipal Broadband6 hours ago
Does Obama Have a Plan B If SCOTUS Strikes Down Subsidies?8 hours ago
Despite Kansas' Experience, States Push Big Income Tax Cuts9 hours ago
Historian Demands New Mexico Issue a Death Certificate for Billy the Kid12 hours ago
Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Allow Students to Sip, but Not Swallow, Beer12 hours ago
Alaska Legislator Introduces Bill to Commercialize Marijuana12 hours ago