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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Romney ad targets coal vote in Virginia

Mitt Romney’s campaign has a couple new ads targeting the coal vote.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets coal miners during a campaign rally at American Energy Corporation in August in Beallsville, Ohio. (Justin Sullivan - Getty Images)
“My family’s worked in the coal industry for over 60 years. This is the way of life we know,” a man in a hard hat says in one of the ads. “The policies that the current administration’s got is attacking my livelihood.”

You can read more about the ads, which appear to be airing in Virginia, North Carolina and Iowa, on The Washington Post’s Election 2012 blog.

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