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Mitch McConnell's Democratic opponent: 'I'm not Barack Obama'

"Mitch McConnell wants you to believe I'm Barack Obama," Alison Lundergan Grimes, McConnell's Democratic challenger for Senate, intones in a new ad. So to prove she is not, in fact, the president, Grimes then recites their policy differences, all while popping a bunch of clay pigeons with a shotgun.

McConnell has a comfortable lead in his re-election bid according to recent polls of the race.