Alan Greenblatt is a GOVERNING correspondent.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the major ongoing political stories over the past couple of years, and certainly this year, is renewed two-party competition in the Mountain West. It was for more than a decade solid Republican territory, rivaling the South in allegiance. Now, Democrats control everything in Colorado and hold governorships in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, etc.
The Christian Science Monitor offers a good primer on all of this.
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