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Archive: May 27, 2007 - June 2, 2007

McCain Courts the Digerati

GOP presidential hopeful John McCain was in Carlsbad, Calif., Wednesday for the annual D Conference, a gathering of corporate types, journalists and entrepreneurs who work in (or with) new media, the Internet and technology in general. Here, McCain is interviewed by conference organizers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. He talks...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 31, 2007; 8:01 PM ET | Comments (1)

Dodd Gambles With a Global Warming Ad Buy

In a post on his blog The Fix washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza analyzes the strategy behind the new Dodd campaign ad on global warming (view the ad below). Play Video VIDEO | Chris Dodd for President TV Ad: 'Global'...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 31, 2007; 3:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Al Speaks

Al Gore goes on a book tour and PoliticsTV puts up his half-hour spiel ("If it were possible to summarize this book in 15 minutes, it wouldn't be the book that it is"). No PowerPoint here, but Gore also says he is training 1,200 people to give his environmental...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 31, 2007; 10:18 AM ET | Comments (2)

Channel '08, Podcasted

Winning and losing YouTube strategies, and what candidates have yet to do online were the topics of conversation on today's Post Politics Podcast. Jeff Jarvis spoke with Ed O'Keefe about how Hillary's recent campaign song campaign has helped her YouTube popularity. You can listen to today's podcast here, and make...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 31, 2007; 10:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Gravel to GOP: 'I'll Eat Them Alive'

Democratic candidate Mike Gravel, a onetime taxi driver, wheels up to his alma mater Columbia University in a Checker cab and talks to a student group. Sound Bite: "I'll eat any Republican's lunch . . . I'll eat them alive . . .They're warmongers....

By Ed O'Keefe | May 31, 2007; 10:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

Sam Waterston on Fred Thompson

Actor Sam Waterston joined washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza back on April 25 for "PostTalk." Waterston's a member of Unity '08, the bipartisan group of politicians, actors, and business leaders working to nominate a bipartisan presidential ticket next year. At the end of the interview, Cillizza asked Waterston about his "Law and...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 30, 2007; 12:28 PM ET | Comments (0)

Hillary's Song: The Final Round

Hillary Clinton's campaign has narrowed its potential campaign song selections to five, and has added the five most-popular write-in suggestions as well. "Suddenly I See," by singer KT Tunstall leads the pack, followed by Shania Twain's "Rock This Country," U2's "Beautiful Day," The Temptations' "Get Ready," and Smash Mouth's "I'm...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 30, 2007; 12:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain's NASCAR Visit, YouTubed

John McCain gives us video from a NASCAR event, the Coca Cola 600, at which he thanks veterans for keeping us safe, if you can hear that over the revving of the engines and the cheesy music track. We await McCain, The Videogame....

By Ed O'Keefe | May 30, 2007; 10:18 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Family Tours Northern New Hampshire

washingtonpost.com videographer John Poole followed Barack and Michelle Obama along with their daughters Sasha, 5, and Malia, 8, as the candidate made campaign stops across northern N.H. over the Memorial Day weekend. Play Video VIDEO | Obamas Tour Northern N.H....

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 29, 2007; 4:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

We Asked For It, We Got It

We've been asking for candidates to put up more video. Well, Chris Dodd just fulfilled this wish wish a total of 45 minutes from one backyard talk in New Hampshire: a true stump speech. Here are all the videos. Here's the second of five segments (the first has the...

By Ed O'Keefe | May 29, 2007; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hillary's Song: New Suggestion

YouTube viewers continue to weigh in with advice for Hillary Clinton. This dude takes the theme from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and gives it a fresher spin....

By Ed O'Keefe | May 29, 2007; 10:42 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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