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Alison Lundergan Grimes Hits Mitch McConnell For Saying It's 'Not My Job' To Create Local Jobs

By Samantha Lachman

A small item in a local newspaper is at the center of the most recent dust-up between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his likely general election opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D).

The front page of the Beattyville Enterprise’s Thursday edition featured a story about McConnell’s visit with local business leaders in Eastern Kentucky’s Lee County during the Senate’s recess. The story quoted McConnell as saying “that is not my job,” in response to a question asking what he would do to stimulate local economic development. The county has an unemployment rate of …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green