Election 2008

Candidates Perform the Coal Dance

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Four of the seven remaining presidential primaries are in big coal-producing states. Ths forces Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to walk a fine line, balancing concerns about global warming with concerns about energy.

Scott Finn reports for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.



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