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White House Gets F in Geography

It confuses Wyoming and Colorado on map for press credentials
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2011 1:57 PM CDT

(Newser) – The White House issued press credentials for President Obama's trip west this week with an embarrassing gaffe: The map issued to reporters gets a state wrong. It highlights California and Washington state correctly, but then confuses Wyoming for Colorado. See CNN for an image of the mistaken map. In defense of the White House, they came very close, and neither state is in double digits when it comes to electoral votes. (Read more Wyoming stories.)

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