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November 8th, 2012
06:01 PM ET

The rumblings of a 51st state

Puerto Ricans have voted and said that they would like to become the 51st state. Brooke speaks to CNN's Rafael Romo about what it would take for that to happen and whether or not there will be a new star sewn onto the flag anytime soon.

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  1. richard pace

    As a Canadian I followed your 2000 election and Florida recount and now twelve years later i am chuckling when i see the Florida 2012 voting debacle.My American friends let me suggest a solution to your election woes: let Florida go.
    Your map will improve esthetically ,49 states is a better mathematical number,49 is a perfect square number.What does Florida have but fluff:Disney world,cruises,strip clubs....fluff! I am certain Floridians won't mind after all we all know there is a significant Jewish population in Florida and they are already familiar with the motto : let my people go.
    So my friends do it before 2016,Let Florida Go and on election night 2016 you will have a definitive result within two hours and you will be able to go to sleep early and with a smile knowing the world is smiling with you.

    November 9, 2012 at 10:57 am |
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