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Taddeo's first TV ad

Democrat Annette Taddeo's campaign is out with its first TV ad in the District 18 Congressional race.

The 30-second "New Beginning," which may be many voters' first exposure to the candidate, shows Taddeo in front of the Miami skyline, touching on her main platform points: health care, jobs and ending the war in Iraq. No mention of her opponent, Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

The ad is also out in Spanish, along with two Spanish radio ads that feature "Todos Unidos," a vallenato-flavored song recorded by a Colombian singer for the Colombian-American Taddeo.

On the radio, Taddeo says she would support expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program - mentioning that she was born with a cleft lip that required 19 surgeries to fix, and that Ros-Lehtinen voted against the program's expansion.