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02/20/2014 12:53 pm ET | Updated Feb 20, 2014

Mitch McConnell Gets 'Worst Birthday' Present From Alison Lundergan Grimes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) celebrates his 72nd birthday on Thursday.

His Democratic rival, Alison Lundergan Grimes, didn't let the occasion go unrecognized. In a release, Grimes' campaign questioned if this is the "worst birthday ever," and made a "special card" telling the Republican to "cheer up" on his birthday:

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McConnell and Grimes have continually traded barbs in a race that recent polls show is in a dead heat. McConnell is also facing opposition from Republican Matt Bevin, who he'll face in a primary election on on May 20.

It was Bevin who received McConnell's attention on his birthday. The senator's campaign released a radio ad Thursday slamming "Matt 'Bailout' Bevin."

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