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The Republican wave in Tuesday's 2014 midterm elections resulted in big wins in state legislatures. The GOP now has its highest number of state lawmakers since 1920, and a record number of majorities in legislative chambers.

Luis Fortuño, former governor of Puerto Rico and board member of the Republican State Leadership Committee, tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that first on the agenda for Republican state lawmakers is job creation, not issues like gun rights.

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  • Luis Fortuño, former governor of Puerto Rico and board member of the Republican State Leadership Committee. He tweets @luisfortuno51.

This segment aired on November 7, 2014.

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