It began as the idea of one eccentric entrepreneur, but now has 1.3 million signatories backing it: the case for breaking California up into six separate states is gathering steam. When the Six Californias campaign began, most serious commentators thought it was crackpot scheme, a pipe-dream of a few people that had no hope of gaining traction. They have been proved wrong. To an extent anyway.
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Joe Manchin, West Virginia’s popular and successful Democrat governor, is struggling in the waning days of his campaign with a difficult issue: How to respond to the political realities of[...]