A coal miner cheers Mitt Romney, a few weeks before he officially became the GOP presidential nominee, at a campaign stop in Beallsville, Ohio. The miners fear what Obama administration policies will do to their livelihoods as well as their families' way of life in Appalachia. (Associated Press)

A coal miner cheers Mitt Romney, a few weeks before he officially became the GOP presidential nominee, at a campaign stop in Beallsville, Ohio. The miners fear what Obama administration policies will do to their livelihoods as well as their families' way of life in Appalachia. (Associated Press)