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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker welcomes then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump onstage during a campaign rally in November 2016 in Altoona, Wisc. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker welcomes then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump onstage during a campaign rally in November 2016 in Altoona, Wisc. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Politics in many Midwest states have been turning more conservative for years, and Midwest statehouses have become proving grounds for conservative policies — from restricting labor unions to expanding gun rights.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the impact Republican governors from the Midwest have had on national politics with Bloomberg's John McCormick (@McCormickJohn).

This segment aired on May 2, 2017.

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