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Fact Check: Grimes
Releases First Negative TV Ad

Associated Press, by Adam Beam & Calvin Woodward

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Posted By:MissMolly, 7/9/2014 11:20:45 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes of Kentucky has released her first attack ad, mischaracterizing Sen. Mitch McConnell´s voting record on overhauling Medicare. In the ad, a retired coal miner asks how he and his wife are supposed to afford the extra $6,000 in Medicare costs that McConnell voted for. But the plan McConnell supported in 2011 would not have increased that family´s Medicare costs because it exempted people who are in or near retirement from any changes to the program. It would have privatized Medicare over time, which some analysts said would have eventually increased costs. Shaky claims about

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Harry Reid´s PAC is putting over $400,000 to fight McConnell in Kentucky, too. Obviously, Harry doesn´t want to lose his position.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 7/9/2014 11:35:05 AM     (No. 9916751)

I see Dems are back to their old tricks, scare the seniors. McConnell´s war with the Tea Party this year has been unfortunate. He´s exposed himself. I´d feel better about him if he was a common flasher. Still, I´m not ready to concede the Senate to Harry Reid. I´ll be happy to see Cochran lose in MS. McConnell would set a much different agenda in the Senate than Reid. It would be an advantage to the GOP nominee in ´16 to have Obama´s position on key issues exposed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cog, 7/9/2014 11:46:49 AM     (No. 9916781)

We cannot be distracted by the lies and tactics of the Democrats. The object this fall is for Republicans to win the Senate and then end the tyrannical rule by the Democrats.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: god of irony, 7/9/2014 12:13:00 PM     (No. 9916830)

Not to mention this bill was passed by a demcratic controlled congress and White House. Are really to believe that Allison would have voted against this?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/9/2014 12:26:36 PM     (No. 9916851)

Dingy and Grimy, quite a pair.

/contempt off/

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