US mid-terms: Poverty in Kentucky

Nov 03, 2014, 08:33 AM

Americans will go to the ballot box on Tuesday to vote in the #midterms elections. Campaigning has cost around 3.7 billion dollars - that's more than for the 2004 presidential election. The BBC's Jamie Coomarasamy is travelling through #Kentucky and #WestVirginia on his way to #Washington DC. He's been to a town in eastern Kentucky, close to the border with West Virginia, which featured in a famous presidential push to eradicate poverty - half a century ago...