11/23/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dem Official Questions McConnell's Military Record

A prominent Democrat questioned Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's military service -- specifically his discharge from the Army Reserve -- as McConnell launched his latest commercial Tuesday criticizing veterans' health clinics with ties to his Democratic opponent.

Democratic state Rep. Greg Stumbo, the former Kentucky attorney general, called on McConnell to release his military discharge records.

"Elections should be about informed choices. He's obviously not proud of his record, Sen. McConnell isn't, or he would have shown it by now," Stumbo said. "Something isn't correct about it that might cause a lot of people, including veterans, to take a second look at him."

Read more on Lexington Herald-Leader