Dante Chinni

American Communities Project

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Director of the American Communities Project at American Universitywriter for the "Politics Counts" blog for the Wall Street Journal; director of the Patchwork Nation project and co-author of Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth about the "Real" America   

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Washington, DC has now replaced California's Silicon Valley as the wealthiest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Metropolitan Washington, DC now boasts the highest median income in the United States, taking the place of Silicon Valley, the center of high-tech prosperity.

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Metropolitan Washington, DC now boasts the highest median income in the United States, taking the place of Silicon Valley, the center of high-tech prosperity.

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