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Bear Meat Politics In Washington State

Washington is a blue state. But one of the big surprises of the 2016 presidential election was that four reliably Democratic counties flipped for Donald Trump. What happened and where are those voters headed now?

David Hyde from member station KUOW takes a look starting in the small mill town of McCleary in Grays Harbor County, where a battle over bear meat at an annual festival caused a stir.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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