How Voters Turned Virginia from Deep Red to Solid Blue

A new kind of suburbanization is sweeping through politics, from Richmond to Atlanta, Houston, Denver and elsewhere, and Democrats are starting to breach Republicans’ firewalls in elections. Where Democrats Took Control Democrats have gained about 20 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates since 2015, especially in Northern Virginia and the Richmond area. Republican win or lead Democratic win or […]

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Population growth: The fastest growing and shrinking states in the US

Long-term population decline can spell disaster for any economy. A shrinking population can result in labor shortages, lower tax revenue, higher per-capita debt and weakened GDP growth. While the U.S. population has grown steadily every year for decades, not all parts of the country are benefitting equally. Counting births and newly settled immigrants – less all deaths and people who left […]

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