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August 27, 2008

Sununu touts his energy in first ad

If there was any question about Sen. John Sununu’s (R-N.H.) energy level, his first campaign ad of the election seeks to put that to rest.

The ad reintroduces Sununu to New Hampshire voters, invoking every adjective to portraying him as youthful and vigorous.

“He’s younger, faster, quicker, inexhaustible, tireless, energetic — a leader. Independent and principled, great dad, big-hearted, funny and kind,” the ad says. “He’s the youngest member of the Senate but TIME said that hasn’t limited his reach. New Hampshire’s in his blood.”

The biographical ad avoids mention of any policy differences between himself and his Democratic opponent, former governor Jeanne Shaheen. Sununu is considered to be the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, and polls have shown him trailing Shaheen throughout the year.