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The Metropolitan Revolution

A mayor without a passport isn't doing his job, according to the author of a new book that claims mayors and cities are driving economic recovery around the country and the world. With gridlock in Congress and residents looking for work, cities are supporting innovation and job creation and even forging their own trade agreements with international counterparts. Kojo explores the role of cities and metro areas in the 21st century economy.

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