Regionalism in the U.S. Senate: GM vs. Toyota

Michael Kranish, Boston Globe: “The Frank-versus-Shelby argument is a microcosm of the complex politics and competing interests at stake as Congress prepares to vote on the auto loans. It emphasizes what has become a geographic – not just partisan – divide: lawmakers from states with foreign-owned auto plants tend to oppose the measure, while those from the Upper Midwest and strong union states tend to back it.”

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