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December 12, 2008 7:00 AM

McConnell faces criticism at home for killing auto bailout

Kentucky automobile dealers were surprised, confused and saddened Thursday by Sen. Mitch McConnell's opposition to a financial bailout of the Big Three automakers. Ron Jackson, president of the Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association, said it's "hard to know" why McConnell opposed the bailout, but "the manufacturers have to have this money."

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