Democratic WV Governor: Obama Hasn't Earned My Vote Yet

Wednesday, 02 May 2012 04:57 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Count Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin as another West Virginia Democrat who's keeping his distance from President Barack Obama.

Tomblin said Wednesday that neither Obama nor Republican Mitt Romney has earned his vote.

In a statement, Tomblin says Romney's positions on Medicare and Social Security would burden West Virginia families. And he criticized Obama's support for energy policies that do not favor coal, the backbone of West Virginia's economy.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has taken a similar stance as Obama, who is unpopular in the state, seeks a second term.

Manchin preceded Tomblin as governor. Both face low-profile opponents in the state's primary election next Tuesday.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Bill Clinton to Attend Fundraiser for Nunn

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 22:20 PM

Former President Bill Clinton will be heading to Georgia to raise money for Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who is worki . . .

Candidates in Alaska Governor's Race Join Forces

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 22:16 PM

The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor said Tuesday that they are merging their campaigns to give . . .

Candidate Draws Fire for Calling GOP Worse Than ISIS

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 22:13 PM

A Democrat running for Congress in Alabama is getting hammered on Twitter for calling the Republican Party worse than th . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved