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For the second time this week, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks' (R-Huntsville) U.S. Senate effort picked up support from a high-profile national conservative figure.

Earlier in the week, conservative radio host Mark Levin reiterated his support for Brooks. On Thursday, conservative talker Glenn Beck proclaimed Brooks to be a "no-brainer" on his nationally syndicated radio show.

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average was in decline at the time of his broadcast, Beck cited Brooks' background in economics and his fidelity to the U.S. Constitution the as reasons he should be the choice, favored over his opponent former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt, who also served as U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby's (R-Tuscaloosa) chief of staff.

"The [Dow Jones Industrial Average] is down 841 points right now," said Beck. "That means something to your retirement funds that are just getting slaughtered. It is so important that you have somebody stable and intelligent and has a background in financial things and the Constitution like Mo Brooks. He's running against a woman, who the incumbent who had been there forever, and wasn't she like his chief of staff or something? Horrible."

"Yes, somebody who believes in the Constitution," Beck added. "Somebody who understands what's happening economically -- Mo Brooks. Please, please, for Senate. Are you kidding me? No-brainer, Mo Brooks."

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