Kentucky 9/12 Project http://wkyufm.org en Groups Sues IRS Over Targeting, as McConnell Releases Ad on Same Issue http://wkyufm.org/post/groups-sues-irs-over-targeting-mcconnell-releases-ad-same-issue <p>A new online advertisement from U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's reelection campaign focuses on the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS—an issue the campaign says it's not going to let slip out of the public discourse.</p><p>The nearly three minute ad uses speeches from McConnell on the IRS issue before it became a national controversy, as well as media reports and testimony from IRS officials to Congress.</p><p>It also includes a sound bite from former President Richard Nixon speaking in an interview he did on the Watergate scandal during his term as president—a comparison between Nixon and President Barack Obama.</p><p>In an interview, McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton says that&nbsp; neither the senator nor his campaign will allow the IRS targeting to stray too far away from the 24/7 news cycle nationally or in Kentucky. Wed, 29 May 2013 18:49:25 +0000 31684 at http://wkyufm.org