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Grimes "Amnesty" Ad Attacking McConnell Still On Television

The ad is still airing in two markets (Cincinnati, which includes parts of Kentucky, and Paducah).

Last updated on October 20, 2014, at 4:31 p.m. ET

Posted on October 20, 2014, at 4:31 p.m. ET

A controversial television ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergran Grimes attacking incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell on immigration is still airing in at least two media markets.

Grimes cited McConnell's vote for a 1986 law which gave a path to citizenship to 3 million people people in the United States illegally as the basis for the attack.

Latino activists have criticized Grimes for the ad with some calling it "totally morally reprehensible."

While there sometimes can be a delay in pulling campaign ads because of media buys, on Friday, a Grimes campaign official told Insider Louisville "that the ad should be completely off the air at some point today throughout the rest of the state once it is saturated, and there will be no additional buy to air this particular ad again."

A closed captioning search showed the ad aired in the Cincinnati media market today at 11 a.m., 10 a.m., 8:42 a.m., 8:06 a.m., 7:15 a.m., 5:43 a.m., 5:21 a.m., 5:07 a.m., and 4:56 a.m. The ad also aired in the Paducah area at 7:29 a.m. and 6:20 a.m.

The Grimes campaign has not responded to a request for comment from BuzzFeed News.

Here's the ad:

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