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Clinton slams "frightening" policies of her "likely opponent"

Ahead of Kentucky's Democratic primary Tuesday, Hillary Clinton made several stops in the state -- but her focus seemed to be just as much on the November election as it does on the upcoming primary battles still ahead of her.

Clinton's war on the Republican party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump, ramped up in Louisville Kentucky Sunday, when she named Trump her "likely opponent" during a get-out-the-vote event at a union training hall.

"Honestly the things he's said about the economy are just frightening," Clinton told a crowd of about 300 supporters. "First of all he says Americans make too much -- that our wages are too high. Minimum wage shouldn't be raised and really nobody else's should either."

Of Trump, who has gone back-and-forth on raising the minimum wage, Clinton said his policies "could just exacerbate the sense of loss that so many people in our country feel today -- that no matter how hard they work they just can't get ahead."

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Clinton pushed her own economic proposals, promising that her administration would "make sure that businesses do what they're supposed to do."

"We're going to crack down on a lot of the business practices and a lot of the attitudes that businesses are bringing to the economy where they are not giving their workers a raise even though they are giving their shareholders higher dividends and they're giving their CEO's bonuses," she said.

Clinton also hit her opponent for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders over his vote against the auto industry bailout that saved manufacturers like GM and Ford, which have plants in Kentucky.

"I want more of those jobs in this country," she said. "I want to do everything I can to make sure we keep auto jobs here and I'll tell you what, there is a big difference in this primary campaign between me and my opponent Bernie Sanders."

In an earlier stop Sunday at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, the former secretary of state also referenced Trump in a speech broaching the need for "breaking down barriers."

"We ought to respect one another and we ought to show more love and kindness toward one another," Clinton said. "It is hard. Sometimes you just are biting your tongue. And as someone who has seen a lot of mean things said, I know it can be hurtful. But we can't give into that."

CBS News' Hannah Fraser-Chanpong contributed to this report.

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