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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell's new radio ad blames Democrats for the partial government shutdown, calling it a "disgrace."
The ad will air across Kentucky over the next two days.
McConnell pledges to donate his pay to charity until the dispute is resolved.
The ad blames President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for refusing to negotiate. In it, McConnell says Republicans are offering proposals for compromise.
"Angry with Washington? So am I," he says in the radio ad. "We all agree that this government shutdown is a disgrace and is hurting our country. Republicans continue to offer solutions to reach a compromise and I've worked to pass a short-term bill to keep the government open while we talk, but President Obama and Harry Reid have refused to negotiate. It's a shame because we owe it to you to negotiate a solution and restore your faith in Washington. To do what is right for America. Until we do that, and as long as this shutdown continues I'm donating my paycheck to charity. I challenge President Obama and Harry Reid to come to the table and truly work to end this mess because common sense should not be a victim of this shutdown."
Polls show Republicans bearing most of the blame for the shutdown.
McConnell faces Louisville businessman Matt Bevin in next year's Kentucky primary.