• Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs with Scott Conley while talking to steelworkers in Ashland, Ky., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, “Achy Breaky Heart” before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.

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