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Measuring Middle America, where money and Trump are gods

The election is over, but country as polarized as ever

Along the Appalachian trail in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, remnants of a fiery election campaign are still visible well after the polls closed. (Photo by Wajahat Khan)

The U.S. election is over, but has left a deep, polarizing rift between left and right. Democrats and Republicans continue to be split along geographical lines too. The West Coast and Northeast states voted Democrat, while states in the Midwest, the Great Plains and the South stayed red. With both sides increasingly suspicious of the other, Wajahat Khan embarked on a post-election journey to the Midwest to explore how South Asian voters are faring in this polarized divide.

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