For Whom the Bellwether Tolls

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President Donald Trump waves to the cheering crowd as he arrives for a rally, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pa..

President Donald Trump waves to the cheering crowd as he arrives for a rally, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pa.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Political analysts have pointed to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a bellweather for the rest of the state. The traditionally Democratic stronghold surprised most pollsters by going red during the 2016 election. Two years later, what are Luzerne County voters thinking? And what does it say about the state of American politics? On this episode of The Why, we talk to Keystone Crossroads contributor Jen Kinney about her recent trip to Luzerne and the people she met there.

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