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Parsing McConnell’s Job Description

A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: “Why’d you say it’s not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?” McConnell doesn’t dispute saying it, but he claims that he misunderstood a reporter’s question and his words have been misinterpreted.

McConnell Misquotes EPA Administrator

Senate Minority Leader Mitchell McConnell misquoted EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy when he claimed in a floor speech that she conceded the administration’s new climate change plan is “a war on coal.”

Correcting Kentucky Claim on Coal

An outside group attacking Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is off base with its claim that she has been “silent” as “Obama attacked coal.”