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Kentucky Stomper Charged With Fourth-Degree Assault

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Earlier, Profitt went so far as to ask her for an apology. "I don't think it's that big of a deal," Profitt said. "I would like for her to apologize to me to be honest with you."

Valle said that no apology is coming. "I believe that you should be held accountable for your actions but I also recognize the incredibly negative impact that the consequences must be having on your life, and I wish you all the best as you yourself heal from this," she wrote. "Violence hurts everyone."

The stomping -- which came on outside the final Kentucky Senate debate on Monday -- has been a major focus of the campaign over the last several days. Democrat Jack Conway has even used the stomping video in an ad.

The TPM Poll Average shows Paul leading Conway 49.5-42.5.

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