Grimes Doesn't Want to Say Whether She Voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012

Why? Take a look at the President's approval ratings.

Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, and Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at the Fancy Farm picnic August 2, 2014 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. With today's annual Fancy Farm picnic, a Kentucky political tradition, recent polls show Grimes and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in a virtual tie.

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It's a seemingly simple question: Did you vote for President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012?

If you're Alison Lundergan Grimes, running as a Democrat in a state where Obama's approval rating is 31 percent, it's apparently not so easy to answer.

Some video from her meeting Thursday with the Courier-Journal's editorial board, courtesy of Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign:


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