Former president touts Lunsford

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton is promoting Bruce Lunsford's Senate campaign by linking Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell to the nation's economic problems.

Clinton was greeted by a boisterous crowd of about 500 Lunsford supporters at a midday rally in Paducah on Friday. Clinton and Lunsford will make another campaign stop in Bowling Green as Lunsford tries to bolster support in western Kentucky -- a key battleground in the Senate race.

Clinton said the country got to see the consequences of Republican policies under President Bush and a GOP-led Congress. Clinton said McConnell, as a Republican Senate leader, played a critical role in shaping those policies.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 33226224