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President Obama's 'war on coal' fueled W.Va. protest voters

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - So who is the man who gave President
Barack Obama a run for his money in West Virginia's primary by
collecting four in 10 Democratic votes?

Keith Russell Judd claims he's a Harvard-educated musician, and
the son of a 1920s actress and a designer of the first atomic bomb.
He's also inmate at a federal prison in Texas.

Voters likely didn't know he belonged to Federation of Super
Heroes, or that he's doing 17 years for making threats at the
University of New Mexico.

They just know he's not Obama.

The president's critics say Obama is waging a war on coal - a
vital part of the state economy.

Nearly 25,000 Democrats didn't even bother voting in the
presidential race. Among those who did, Obama carried just 59
percent.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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