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Archive: April 29, 2007 - May 5, 2007

Oliver Stone's Moveon.org Ad

As part of its VideoVets Project, MoveOn.org has released a 30-second ad directed by Oliver Stone. The message: "Tell Congress: Support Our Troops, Bring Them Home." More on Stone and the ad here. Oliver Stone video interview here. Ron Kovic, author of Born on the Fourth of July, is...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 4, 2007; 2:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Internet Gurus

The Post's Jose Antonio Vargas has a story today about the Web "gurus" who are working for various presidential campaigns. In the video below John Edwards's guru Matthew Gross talks about his job. Play Video VIDEO | 'Internet Gurus' Make Their Mark on '08 Campaign...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 4, 2007; 9:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

Debate Wrap Up

The GOP candidates met for a debate at the Reagan Presidential Library in California Thursday night. Video highlights from AP are included below. Also, check out debate wrap ups from the Dan Balz and Michael Shear of the Post and Chris Cillizza of washingtonpost.com Play Video VIDEO | Republican Presidential...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 4, 2007; 9:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Edwards to Networks: Free the Debates!

MoveOn just forwarded me a letter that John Edwards sent to the heads of the networks asking them to free the debates for our online use. Addressed to Jim Walton - CNN, Leslie Moonves - CBS, Jeffrey Zucker -- NBC Universal, Anne Sweeney -- Disney-ABC, Paula Kerger - PBS,...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 9:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Running for First Lady

In this clip from the Obama campaign, the very personable Michelle Obama talks about how she met Barack, what a funny and special guy he is, how they both grew up in "teeny little apartments," how they share "good old midwestern values," how their two children keep them "grounded...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 1:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Asks Dean to Drop Restrictions on Debates

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is joining with top bloggers and technology leaders in asking the Democratic National Committee to make all video of Democratic presidential debates available for free after they air. In a letter sent to DNC chairman Howard Dean earlier today, Obama suggests debate video should be placed...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 3, 2007; 1:02 PM ET | Comments (1)

We the People Remix

As promised, the Edwards campaign released a remix of its ad (targeting President Bush's veto of the Iraq funding/timetable bill) that includes faces and voices of "We the People."...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 11:06 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Chapeau Demo

Responses to Dennis Kucinich's YouTube Spotlight video are as amusing as you'd expect. This lady says that supporting him is the highlight of her life, after being gonged on the Gong Show. And it's because of Kucinich that she has a dog. And am I wrong or is she...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 11:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

First Ad from Edwards

The first ad from the John Edwards campaign - scheduled to run in the Washington, DC market - targets President Bush's veto of the Iraq funding bill. More from the Washington Post. UPDATE: From the official John Edwards Web Site: "We need to raise $100,000 in 24 hours to...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 10:49 AM ET | Comments (0)

About Channel '08

Welcome to Channel '08, a partnership between washingtonpost.com and PrezVid.com. Channel '08 will look at the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of video camera. The posts on this mulitmedia blog will include washingtonpost.com documentaries, video from the presidential campaigns, and videos circulating on the Internt via YouTube and other...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 3, 2007; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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