TAMPA (CBSMiami/NSF) — Fresh off an easy victory in Tuesday’s primaries, U.S. Rep. and Florida U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack will speak at the Republican National Convention.

Mack, who will face incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in November, was one of several speakers announced this week for the convention, which starts Aug. 27.

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In addition to Mack, the RNC on Thursday announced U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., former Democratic Congressman Artur Davis of Alabama, Ohio U.S. Sen. Bob Portman, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell also got speaking engagements.

The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.


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