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“So you’re not going to answer?”

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks in Louisville, Ky. Mitch McConnell is criticizing his opponent for taking her taxpayer salary while campaigning for the U.S. Senate. But McConnell is getting even more government pay while he serves in the Senate and campaigns for a sixth term. A new TV ad cites Alison Lundergan Grimes' $117,000 salary as Kentucky's secretary of state while showing photos of her empty parking space at the state Capitol. Grimes won't say how many days she has missed while campaigning. McConnell makes $193,400 as the Senate minority leader. He has a 99 percent voting record in the Senate for his career. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes would not say whether she voted for President Barack Obama in 2008 or 2012.

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks in Louisville, Ky. Mitch McConnell is criticizing his opponent for taking her taxpayer salary while campaigning for the U.S. Senate. But McConnell is getting even more government pay while he serves in the Senate and campaigns for a sixth term. A new TV ad cites Alison Lundergan Grimes' $117,000 salary as Kentucky's secretary of state while showing photos of her empty parking space at the state Capitol. Grimes won't say how many days she has missed while campaigning. McConnell makes $193,400 as the Senate minority leader. He has a 99 percent voting record in the Senate for his career. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Grimes, challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in one of the most closely watched races in the nation, was interviewed Thursday by the Louisville Courier-Journal, the state’s largest newspaper.

She was asked the question four times, and never answered.

“I was actually in 2008 a delegate for Hillary Clinton and I think Kentuckians know I’m a Clinton Democrat through and through,” Grimes said. “I respect the sanctity of the ballot box and I know the members of this editorial board do as well.”

A member of the editorial board then asked, “So you’re not going to answer?”

Grimes again evaded the question.

“Again, I don’t think the president is on the ballot, as much as Mitch McConnell might want him to be,” Grimes said. “It’s my name and it’s going to be me who is holding him accountable for the failed decisions and votes that he has made against the people of Kentucky.”

(H/T: Weekly Standard)

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