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Now in the game for Mack: Ann Romney and Rand Paul

U.S. Senate candidate, Republican Connie Mack IV, is getting some fielding assistance from two very different places in his party as Ann Romney headlines a fundraiser in Sarasota on Thursday and Rand Paul's political committee released a one-minute ad attacking Democrat Bill Nelson.

Romney, who was scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for Mack during the RNC, agree to reschedule for the $2,500 per person event this week, said Mack spokesman David James.

The ad, paid for by RAND PAC, a political committee by the Kentucky senator, attacks Nelson for his support of foreign aid to Pakistan, Libya, and Egypt. Paul said he is spending six figures on the ad in Florida.

“Our country is $16 trillion in debt and faces yet another trillion dollar deficit,” Paul said in a statement. “It makes no sense to send our hared-earned taxpayer dollars overseas, especially to countries with hostile governments that hate us."

Meanwhile Tuesday, Mack picked up the endorsement of the Florida Medical Association PAC, which opposes the federal health care reform act.