Obama for America

30-second ad run in key states, from Sept. 30, 2008.


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Obama: I’m Barack Obama, and I approve this message.
[Music] Randy Henry (coal miner, 31 years): Barack originates from Chicago, but he came to Southern Illinois and seen the devastation and the loss of the jobs in this coal industry.

Washington, DC is not listening to us.  Barack understands this.

Male Announcer: In Illinois and the U.S. Senate, Barack Obama helped lead the fight for clean coal, to protect our environment and save good-paying American jobs.

Randy Henry: He's figured it out.  It takes trust in each other to get the job done.


Notes: The ad counters Sen. Biden's recent remark; see also the McCain ad "Clean Coal."