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Kentucky politicians bring the jabs to annual Fancy Farm Picnic

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It's a Kentucky tradition in the world of politics, the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.

Politicians from all over the state trade jabs at teach other in front of a group of hecklers at Saint Jerome Catholic Church at Fancy Farm in Graves County.

It's known as a platform for Kentucky politicians to trade insults, and Saturday was no different. 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took some jabs at Democrats, and in return, Attorney General Andy Beshear went after Gov. Matt Bevin, who wasn't in attendance this year. 

"Here is a headline ... after a terrible, no good, very bad week, can Kentucky Democrats recover? No! I hear they have $8,000 in the bank over in Frankfort," McConnell said.

"Speaking of the governor, he'd be here today, but he is really busy making Facebook videos that attack Baptist preachers, teachers, judges, legislators, the press, and let's face it ... whoever angered him over his Cocoa Puffs this morning," Beshear said.

Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul did not attend this year. 

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