‘War on coal’ rhetoric not enough to propel Republican Senate candidates to victory

Voters in coal producing swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Virginia elected Democrats to the Senate, despite their Republican challengers trying to tie them to the Obama administration’s alleged “war on coal.”

In Pennsylvania, Democratic Sen.Bob Casey handily defeated Republican Tom Smith, even after being attacked by Smith for supporting President Obama’s “war on coal” and

“The President’s EPA has clearly declared a war on coal – an industry crucial to our economy and Sen. Casey has done nothing to support the energy industry and the Pennsylvania jobs it creates,” Smith said in a statement.

Read more at The Daily Caller. By Michael Bastasch.

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