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PBS NEWSHOUR

Why political division is multiplying in Wisconsin

  • Aired: 07/18/2014
  • 11:46
  • Rating: NR
The residents of metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin are increasingly split by race, political party and geography. A major fight over Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 helped widen the divide. Gwen Ifill talks to residents and local politicians about the fractured political landscape and what the polarization means on a national level, and Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in with analysis.
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In politically divided Wisconsin, little incentive to seek middle ground
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