Great state of 'Jefferson'? California voters ponder new state

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State of Jefferson secession movement
And while it may not be a political reality, some already consider themselves residents of the 51st state.

"I live in the State of Jefferson," Thompson said. "It's a state of mind mostly." (Historic photo from "The Elusive State of Jefferson," courtesy Peter Laufer)