Even with gerrymandering making some headlines, the states tend to get lost between local and national news cycles. And yet they are often pushing national policy conversations, and consistently influencing the daily lives of citizens. In the next three episodes, we attempt to give states their due.
We kick off by considering why states are so relevant to both national politics and our daily lives. That, plus a quick look at what they're actually doing up there in that dome.
Don't get caught watching the midterm elections go by this November, thinking they're not that important. Watch the states.