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Senate GOP targets Louisiana Democrat

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Campaign news from around the country, compiled by CNN Political Unit staff and written by Rob Harber.


Senate Republicans are running new ads targeting Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu. One ad compares Landrieu's voting record to that of perennial GOP target Senator Edward Kennedy.

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In Florida, Gov.Jeb Bush sent his son George P. Bush to file the paperwork for his re-election campaign. The younger Bush traveled to the state capital of Tallahassee, where he paid his father's $7,200 registration fee.

The GOP Senate primary in Tennessee features dueling symbols of regional pop culture. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. Performed a free concert over the weekend sponsored by the Lamar Alexander campaign. Not to be outdone, Alexander's opponent, Congressman Ed Bryant, is running a new radio ad featuring former NASCAR driver Darrell Waltrip.




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