4 Pinocchios for a misguided ‘big money’ coal attack by Alison Grimes

October 7, 2014

Washington Post
By Glenn Kessler 

“What Mitch McConnell doesn’t want you to know is that he and his wife personally took $600,000 from anti-coal groups, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-coal foundation.”

–new television ad from Democratic Senate nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes

In their nasty Senate battle, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (R) and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes have frequently traded charges over who is a bigger supporter of Kentucky’s beleaguered coal industry. This particular ad starts as a response to a McConnell ad which claimed that Grimes “takes money from people who want to destroy coal.”

Read the full article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2014/10/07/4-pinocchios-for-a-misguided-big-money-coal-attack-by-alison-grimes/

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