Pueblo County has long been one of Colorado’s Democratic strongholds, but Donald Trump won in November, becoming the first Republican to carry the blue-collar bastion since President Nixon in 1972.
His victory was narrow, 390 votes out of nearly 79,000 cast.
But the political dynamic — economic anxiety, personal aggrievement and a sense of being forgotten by Washington and its political establishment — reflect the larger forces that helped land Trump in the White House.
As the 100-day benchmark neared, Pueblo voters assessed his performance so far.
(Matthew Staver / For The Times)
I think he's making a change. The core of America is the...