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Romy Varghese


Coal miners look on as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at American Energy Corporation.

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Coal miners look on as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at American Energy Corporation.

Romney Rally at Ohio Coal Mine Cost Workers a Day’s Pay

Mitt Romney posed before soot-covered coal miners at an Aug. 14 presidential campaign event in Ohio — workers who went unpaid that day as a result. For security reasons, Murray Energy Corp.’s Century Mine in Beallsville was closed for a shift during...

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