State Rep. Stan Lee apologizes after joke about Grimes' 'empty dress' falls flat at GOP dinner

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By Sam Youngman
Lexington Herald-Leader

Republican State Rep. Stan Lee dusted off a remark Saturday night that had caused trouble for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Lee took it even further, then took it back Sunday.
Lee, riffing as emcee of the Fayette County Reagan Day dinner after McConnell had spoken, said he didn't understand what was wrong with calling likely Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes an "empty dress."

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