Pres. Clinton finds friends as he campaigns in eastern Kentucky

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Former President Bill Clinton was midway through his hour-long speech at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center to tout his wife's presidential candidacy when he spotted a group of people holding signs — something security guards had made an attempt to prevent.

The president stopped, chuckled and pointed to a big burly man in the back. The man held his neatly painted sign a little higher: "I'm for the woman."

Several in the crowd of more than 3,000 — including construction workers, steelworkers and coal miners still in their uniforms — said they will do something in this election they never thought they would: vote for a woman.

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