What’s going on in North Dakota?

Imagine you’re a guest on the International Space Station, peeking out the window over the vast expanse of America at night. You can see the bright lights of the I-95 corridor, major cities in the Midwest and the South, and the population centers along the I-5 corridor on the West Coast.

In the middle, there aren’t many lights — except in North Dakota. Why is that? We stopped by Post TV’s In Play to explain.

One state is burning bright in a sea of gloomy economic data. GovBeat's Reid Wilson tells In Play why. (The Washington Post)

Reid Wilson covers national politics and Congress for The Washington Post. He is the author of Read In, The Post’s morning tip sheet on politics.

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