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Intelligence Squared: Do Red States Have a Better Future?

While gridlock and division in Washington make it difficult for either party or ideology to set the policy agenda, single-party government prevails in about three-quarters of the states. In 24 states Republicans control the governorship and both houses of the legislature, and in 13 states Democrats enjoy one-party control. Comparing economic growth, education, health care and the strength of civil society, we'll ask whether red states or blue states win out. More information on the program.

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