Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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July 30, 2013

Grimes fires up supporters during second campaign rollout

LEXINGTON —

Critics panned Alison Lundergan Grimes’ initial announcement that she’s running for the U.S. Senate.

She got it right the second time.

More than 1,500 people showed up here to listen to the first-term Democratic Secretary of State who wants to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

 Grimes told the crowd it’s “time to switch” senators, time after nearly three decades of McConnell who Grimes and others Tuesday said “cares only about himself,” time to send someone to Washington who will “put Kentucky first.”

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