California and Massachusetts have the edge, but at least half of US states have entered the race.
Freedoms have improved tremendously in the past 25 years, but Chinese people today face plenty of red lines.
For some years, China's boom and the war on terror have overridden human rights concerns.
Governor Schwarzenegger is supportive, but a $16 billion state deficit may inspire voters to say 'no' in November.
In San Francisco's Chinatown, support for the torch relay Wednesday has more to do with cultural pride than political concerns.
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A Cambridge, Mass., delivery company is using industrial tricycles to deliver goods in efforts to curb global emissions.