DFL Rep. Tim Walz today unveiled the first TV ad of his 2010 re-election campaign.
Walz rolled out the ad at news conferences in Mankato and Rochester. The two-term incumbent's 30-second spot features a Vietnam veteran applauding Walz for his efforts to help veterans.
The Walz campaign said the ad would run in the 1st District, but wouldn't give details about how much the ad buy cost or how long the ad would run
Walz's Republican challenger, State Rep. Randy Demmer, is planning TV ads too, but Demmer's campaign would not say when its ads will be on the air.
Here's the Walz ad: