By Josh Lederman - 05/01/12 02:58 PM EDT
Mandel's previous ad, titled "Boots," also highlights his two tours in Iraq and his family legacy in the military. The 30-second spot shows Mandel lacing up his boots as if preparing for battle.
“When I get to Washington, these folks are not going to push me around,” Mandel wrote Tuesday in a fundraising pitch to supporters. “Not Republican bosses who want to spend too much, not Democrat bosses who oppose American energy independence, not the lobbyists who want to keep our punitive tax code the same, and not the media elite who spread cynicism about any new idea.”