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Archive: July 1, 2007 - July 7, 2007

Kucinich Not Involved With New Cheney Video

There's a new coalition of anti-war groups calling for the impeachment of Vice President Cheney, and viral video is a big part of its strategy. But the group has no direct connection to the impeachment efforts of Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. As washingtonpost.com's Paul Kane reported earlier this week...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 6, 2007; 2:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Dodd's Field of Dreams

As The Post's Anne Kornblut reports today, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.) is not the first candidate to visit the eastern Iowa spot where the legendary movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed. But as he tossed a baseball around with his wife and two young daughters here on Thursday, Dodd...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 6, 2007; 10:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

HillCam Videos So Far

The Clinton campaign has now posted the three HillCam offerings. Earlier today, Jeff Jarvis offered up his first critique of the efforts. July 3, Des Moines, Iowa: July 3, Grinnell, Iowa: July 4, Clear Lake, Iowa:...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 5, 2007; 1:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

HillCam Not Must-See-TV

The Clinton campaign touted its Hillcam following Bill and Hillary in Iowa this week -- promising to show us behind-the-scenes with the First Power Couple -- but as it turns out, all we've seen is two videos that look like all the candidates' meanderings. They also don't put them...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 5, 2007; 9:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

D(odd)-TV Launches

Chris Dodd may have raised only $3.25 million during the second quarter, but he's moving full speed ahead -- especially online. As Jeff Jarvis wrote last week, "[Chris] Dodd has been more open and expansive with his Internet video strategy than most of the candidates. They've webcast staff meetings" among...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 3, 2007; 1:48 PM ET | Comments (1)

Candidates React to Scooter's Commutation

Candidates used the web to react to the Scooter Libby pardon. Joe Biden on his web site urges voters to call the White House in protest. Take that, operators! Barack Obama put a statement up on the campaign blog; ditto Chris Dodd. Hillary Clinton's campaign put up video of...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 3, 2007; 10:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hillary's a Buffett Fan

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton interviews billionaire investor Warren Buffett in front of Hillary logos. He proves he's a Democrat by complaining he's not taxed enough: His staff paid, on average, a third of their pay to Washington, but Buffett paid just 17.7 percent of his $46 million income. (They...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 2, 2007; 2:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

Fred Thompson ... at Whose Service?

As The Post reports today, advisers to Republican presidential-candidate-in-waiting Fred Thompson say a formal announcement of the former Tennessee senator's presidential plans will probably come in the next two weeks. Meantime, there's a growing whispering campaign against the former senator on YouTube. Last week, Chris Cillizza highlighted a YouTube clip...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | July 2, 2007; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (18)

 

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