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Sorry, Grimes: 'Secrecy of the ballot box' not an out for nervous politicians
Sorry, Grimes: 'Secrecy of the ballot box' not an out for nervous politicians

It’s the campaign gaffe heard 'round the world, or at least the political world. Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, refuses to say whether she voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012.  Kentucky is one of several states in which Obama is an albatross for Democratic candidates for the Senate. Grimes told the editorial board of the Louisville Courier-Journal that she would remain mum because  ";I respect the sanctity of the ballot box.” She doubled down on her refusal in a debate with her opponent, Republican Sen. McConnell, linking her reticence to her current job as Kentucky’s secretary of state. ...

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