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Sen. McConnell's Campaign Ad Makes A Bad Basketball Mistake--In Kentucky, (And Misses The Rebound Too)

A new campaign ad for Sen. Mitch McConnell features his voiceover with iconic photos of the Bluegrass State abut when the video montage switches to a basketball celebration, it isn't the powerhouse University of Kentucky, but a quick flash of Duke players moments after it won the NCAA tourney in 2010. It's at about 1:08 on the video, or audibly, right after McConnell intones, "This is our time to get it right." Keep trying: The campaign attempted  to fix the mistake by substituting a quick clip of  University of Kentucky player Julius Randle, but that has run afoul of NCAA regulations barring the image of a current student from being used in a commercial.

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