FRANKFORT, Ky. — U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, facing a potential challenge from actress Ashley Judd and taking no chances even with his re-election more than 18 months away, is poised to begin airing his first TV and radio ads.
McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton confirmed “the six figure” ad buy on Tuesday.
That the Kentucky Republican is opting to run the TV spot and an accompanying radio ad so early in his 2014 campaign caught the eye of Democrats, who moved to paint it as a sign that he’s worried about his chances.
Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Dan Logsdon charged that launching an ad campaign so early “is an unprecedented admission of fear.”
“Kentuckians would prefer to see our leaders working to solve the nation’s problems instead of spending all their energy campaigning in non-election years,” Logsdon said in a statement.
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