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Nunn to hit the airwaves

Two weeks ago a poll showed Nunn falling short of 50 percent in her own primary. This week an ad attacking her was launched. Now she's hitting the airwaves.

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Though video of the ad is not yet available, reports indicate that Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn will begin airing her first round of TV ads tomorrow.

According to Politico’s Alex Burns, the Points of Light CEO’s camp “reserved airtime in the Atlanta area currently beginning Thursday, according to Republican and Democratic strategists tracking the air war there.”

The money behind the ad is not yet know.

Nunn’s decision to go on the airwaves less than two months before a primary in which she faces what most regard as nominal opposition follows the launch of the first ad bashing her candidacy this week.

Ending Spending, a super PAC with Republican leanings, launched a $150,000 ad buy attacking her over both taxes and Obamacare. A picture of Nunn and President Obama, who remains unpopular in Georgia, features prominently in the spot.

As for the Left flank, the only poll testing her against a field of unknown, underfunded Democratic contenders pegged her falling just short of the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a runoff.

Update: The ad can be viewed below: