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#ObamaDrink: McConnell Fans Photograph Themselves Drinking With A Ghost

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"Everyone that submits an ObamaDrink photo will be automatically entered to win a drink of your choice with Mitch!" read a post on the McConnell's campaign Facebook account.

McConnell's campaign posted the results Thursday on There were more than 20 photos -- of a person drinking a beer beside a glass of red wine and an empty chair.

Two samples from the website:


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