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President Obama records radio ad for Kendrick Meek

In a move that could help quash the "is the party with him or not" talk, Kendrick Meek's campaign has released a new radio ad featuring President Obama.

The campaign says the president "casts Kendrick as a proven fighter for the middle class, pointing to Kendrick's leadership holding Wall Street accountable, making college more affordable, and opposing the Bush tax breaks for the wealthy."

Meek is to join Obama in Miami today at a fundraiser for Democrats. CLick here to listen to the ad.

Here's the script: "This is Barack Obama and I want you to know why I strongly support Kendrick Meek for U.S. Senate.

"Kendrick's been a powerful voice for Floridians: standing up to special interests, to hold Wall Street accountable, fighting the insurance industry to make sure health care isn't denied to our children because of a preexisting condition, working to eliminate subsidies to banks so young people can afford a college education, and Kendrick strongly opposes extending tax breaks for the wealthy and has worked tirelessly to expand the middle class and support small businesses.

"So please join me in supporting Kendrick Meek for Senate. Because if we work together, he will win.

"Announcer: Go to to learn more. Or text 'join' to 35736. That's 'join' to 35736 to
get involved today.

Kendrick Meek: I'm Kendrick Meek, candidate for senate, and I approve this message.