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Nunn Ad: 'Good Shot'

1:46 PM, Apr 28, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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Michelle Nunn, the likely Democratic nominee for Senate in Georgia, has a new ad that explores her biography. The daughter of former senator Sam Nunn, the younger Nunn points out that while she played basketball like her father, she did not follow him into politics.

"Instead, I devoted my life to raising a family and building volunteer organizations," says Nunn. "And I went on to become CEO of President Bush's Points of Light Foundation." Watch the ad below, which features a cameo of her father:

At the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Daniel Malloy points out that as a young girl Nunn moved to Washington, D.C., when her father was in the Senate, and played basketball at the National Cathedral School.

This is Nunn's second ad in this race. In the first quarter of 2014, she reported raising $2.4 million for her campaign. 

Nunn is facing little opposition in her primary, which will be on May 20. Republicans, on the other hand, are locked in a 5-way primary for the open seat, currently held by retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss. Currently, businessman David Perdue and congressman Jack Kingston are leading the polls in the primary. If no candidate wins over 50 percent, which is likely, the top two vote-getters will proceed to a runoff election on July 22.

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