05/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Pro-Coal Ad Panders To Kentucky Voters

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama launched a new TV ad this weekend featuring an Illinois miner praising the the him for work on coal issues.

"Washington, D.C., is not listening to us," said Randy Henry, who is identified as a miner for 31 years. "Barack understands it." The ad is running in the Lexington and Bowling Green television markets, Obama's campaign confirmed.

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