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.
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