January 30, 2020 | By Richard C. Longworth

Five Things to Know about the US Midwest in 2020

Whether romanticized as America’s heartland or dismissed as its “Rust Belt,” the real US Midwest, home to more than 70 million people, possesses huge political and economic might in the United States. That is especially true in a presidential election year and, more immediately, with the Iowa caucuses taking place on Monday. Watch Council distinguished fellow Richard Longworth explain the five things to know about the Midwest in 2020.

Five Things to Know about the US Midwest in 2020

 

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