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Geographic Politics

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Geographic Politics

Geographic Politics

Geographic Politics

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Gender, ethnicity and household income aside, one of the key indicators of who we vote for — is based on where we live. From the Bible Belt to the Rust Belt, from the coasts to the heartland. Join NPR's Lynn Neary for a look at the geography of politics.

Guests:

Rhodes Cooke
*Political analyst focusing on elections and voting trends
*Author of The Presidential Nominating Process: A Place for Us?
*Editor of The Rhodes Cooke Letter (bi-monthly political newsletter)

James Gimpel
*Professor of government and politics, University of Maryland
*Author of Patchwork Nation: Sectionalism and Political Change in American Politics