Are 'Exurban' Voters Shrinking GOP Landscape? On Tuesday, Democrats took control of the state Senate in Virginia. What was once solid Republican territory is shifting Democratic in recent years. Some analysts point to voters living in outer suburbs, or exurbs, to explain the changing political landscape.
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Are 'Exurban' Voters Shrinking GOP Landscape?

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Are 'Exurban' Voters Shrinking GOP Landscape?

Are 'Exurban' Voters Shrinking GOP Landscape?

Are 'Exurban' Voters Shrinking GOP Landscape?

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On Tuesday, Democrats took control of the state Senate in Virginia. What was once solid Republican territory is shifting Democratic in recent years. Some analysts point to voters living in outer suburbs, or exurbs, to explain the changing political landscape.

Ruy Texeira of the Center for American Progress, and David Winston of the Winston Group talk with Robert Siegel about what matters to exurban voters, from taxes to immigration.

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