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America is not as divided as you might think — here's the proof

It was 13 years ago that a young senator from Illinois stood in front of the country and declared that "there's not a liberal America and a conservative America; there's the United States of America." Since that 2004 speech at the Democratic National Convention catapulted Barack Obama to the presidency, these states have felt less united than ever — whether you define that as red versus blue, cities versus country, or coasts versus the center.
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