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Dem Hail Mary #2 In Ky.: A "Stomp" Ad

Updated, 3:00 p.m.

Kentucky Democrats are throwing another hail mary in the Senate race, going up with a one-minute ad that features the footage of a Rand Paul (R) supporter stepping on a MoveOn.org volunteer.

The ad is dark and tries to tie the incident after the last Senate debate to Paul's issue positions. "The Rand Paul Stomp" displays on the screen as "end student loans" and "end mind safety laws" are displayed below.

"Rand Paul. Stomping on you. Stomping on Kentucky," the ad concludes.

It is unclear how large the buy for the ad is and how long it will be on the air. Democrats in the state say it is airing in the Lexington and Bowling Green markets.

A call to the Kentucky Democratic Party was not immediately returned. A call to Paul's campaign was also not returned.

The ad is haunting, but it is still not clear whether the incident will have an effect on the race. Democrat Jack Conway (D) has continued to trail by significant margins and this -- like the Aqua Buddha ad earlier -- is another attempt to shake up the race.

Check out the ad below.

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Updated, 3:00 p.m.: Matt Erwin, a spokesman for the Kentucky Democrats, said the ad will go on the air on Friday, but only after 10 p.m. so parents don't have to explain it to their children.

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Of course, that also means less voters are likely to see it.

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