Ben Chandler

Politics
7:59 am
Tue October 30, 2012

In Kentucky's Most Hotly Contested Race, Chandler and Barr Spar Over Role of Government

With Kentucky slowly rebounding from recession, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr sparred Monday over government's role in job creation. Chandler credited government intervention with rescuing the U.S. auto industry with a financial bailout in 2009, saving thousands of jobs in a state that's home to Toyota, Ford and General Motors manufacturing plants.

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