Grimes to Talk Jobs on 50-County Kentucky Bus Tour

By Associated Press | 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says she is launching a 50-county bus tour across Kentucky on Friday to highlight her jobs plan -- and jab Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.

Grimes plans to criticize McConnell for telling a newspaper that it's not his job to bring jobs to a struggling Kentucky county.

McConnell has said his words were taken out of context. In a statewide TV ad he's touting his record of protecting jobs in Kentucky.

McConnell's campaign says Grimes is taking a bus tour instead of focusing on her duties as secretary of state.

The race is a marquee contest in this year's midterm elections, in which Republicans led by McConnell are reaching for a six-seat gain to control the Senate.

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