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Trump's political safety net hangs by a thread

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Anthony W. Orlando writes for The Post about the economic fortunes of counties that voted for Trump:

Trump counties - and especially counties with higher proportions of Trump voters - continue to fall farther behind the rest of the country economically. The story of our economy, like the story of our politics, continues to be a story of division and divergence. ... The average Trump county added 1.13 percent more jobs, while the average Clinton county added 0.49 percent. These increases a...