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Fox News continues to listen to voters all over America.
Tonight we are in rural Pennsylvania and my colleague Bill Hemmer talks with the people who live off the land and what's under it.
And they are voting their pocketbooks.
Black knows how he goes.
Bend did it's Bill Black has a pretty good laugh over -- good fortune he's worked these fields for fifty years.
Now his money is made that -- ground.
-- -- his farm to a company that drills for oil 7000.
Gas -- oil boom came along.
People found -- different called them play their taxes.
Even more of a gall of that a mortgage and Bill Black knows who he's voting for he's going with Mitt Romney -- in a democratic -- is the exception.
Not the rule four years ago when the state of Pennsylvania and the rest of the country went for Barack Obama.
Voters here and it's something they have not done in forty years they what Republicans.
John McCain won this -- Washington Pennsylvania was.
Built on the back of cold it's the fuel in the engine that's driven the local economy but coal has long been maligned as a dirty source of energy.
And that's something -- Harvey's been fighting for years he's the CEO of consul energy one of the largest employers in the -- Only what do you think give the current American energy policy I think to current American energy policy.
It is political.
And we were not looking -- our resources we have 30% of the world's coal.
We found all this new natural gas and we do we we debating whether we're gonna use that are not.
But they shift from -- red politically for years ago still begs the question why.
-- early -- has been a county commissioner for seventeen years.
I think -- -- -- voters are more likely to look at the candidate.
And look at the issue is and the positions of the candidate when it felt rather than just pulling a straight party -- Unemployment she argues is better than most six point 7% last month.
Well below the national average.
The recession really.
Hasn't had a huge impact -- watching -- we're third in the nation.
In job growth.
The 40% of that state of the Marcellus Shale play.
The Marcellus shell.
I -- information as -- -- the covers New York.
West Virginia and Ohio and Washington County sits in the very heart of it all.
Mining this -- for oil and natural gas has made this county a mini boom town.
That's a natural gas platform -- -- 9000.
Feet -- to the Marcellus Shale.
The government says there's enough natural gas on that -- -- power all of America's needs for six years companies locally argue.
That numbers closer to 25.
And energy is the main topic at the weekly farmer's market good -- Some say they don't trust Republicans because of the environment.
-- that's why this woman.
-- President Obama.
Because I believe he's done the best -- -- with what he was given.
You know he's trying to clean -- -- make -- But this voter blames congress I don't care who's president.
Congress and the senate better do their job.
We wouldn't be in these conditions -- intimidated congress did -- -- back out in the country where gas platforms spring up in the field.
And the afternoon peace is occasionally -- -- by heavy trucks.
Bill black and his wife Sheila have watched it all changed from the comfort of their front porch and well there lies have gotten better.
He worries about the rest of the country three and a half years ago we talked about change.
And the change that we have seen.
We really don't like.
What he does like is the new found wealth and energy that's changing this rolling countryside.
In Washington Pennsylvania Bill Hemmer Fox News.
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