"I think Obama is going to win, but I don't think it's going to be a runaway," he said. "I think he wins Pennsylvania." Mr. Murtha said it has taken time for the state's voters embrace a black presidential candidate. "There's no question Western Pennsylvania is a racist area," said Mr. Murtha, whose district stretches from Johnstown to Washington County. "The older population is more hesitant." Murtha expects Obama to win Pa. I fail to see how this is going to bring people together or reach across the isle to attend to the nations business.