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Marcus Ruiz Evans, center, of The Yes California Independence Campaign, talks to passersby about California succeeding from the United States and becoming its own nation, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
Marcus Ruiz Evans, center, of The Yes California Independence Campaign, talks to passersby about California succeeding from the United States and becoming its own nation, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
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The Yes California campaign has grown after Donald Trump’s win. Dubbed #Calexit on social media, the movement is backing a referendum to create an independent California Republic, and is backed by some powerful Silicon Valley investors.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson hears more about the secession talk from John Sepulvado (@johnlgc), host of KQED's California Report.

This segment aired on November 11, 2016.

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