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Counties That Count

Polling data from the 2016 presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton might just offer a glimpse into how key battleground states will vote in 2020. Newsweek is looking at a dozen key counties from 2016 who previously supported Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 but flipped to support Trump in 2016. We're looking at voter sentiment, the economy, what's happening on the ground with business owners, politicians and others. Counties in states like Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Florida could be the deciding factor in whether Trump or Joe Biden ultimately win the White House in 2020.

In Counties That Flipped to Trump, Just 26% Say They're Worse Off

In a poll conducted for Newsweek released on Wednesday, 32% of registered voters surveyed said they're better off than four years ago, 31% said they're about the same, and 26% said they're worse off. An additional 10% said they don't know how their current situation compares to 2016.

Joe Biden's Fracking Comments in Debate May Come Back to Haunt Him in PA

Reactions of voters in critical battleground counties after last night's debate evoke those of fans at a heavyweight championship fight between a seasoned challenger poised to claim the title and a "laid back" title holder claiming victory by raising both arms over his head at the final bell.