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Archive: July 15, 2007 - July 21, 2007

Cooper: YouTube Debate Will 'Honor' Ordinary Citizens

Ahead of Monday's CNN/YouTube debate, we spoke earlier this week with CNN's Anderson Cooper, the moderator of the gathering of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Charleston, S.C. He's required to watch all of the video questions submitted for consideration, and likes what he's seen so far. "The thing that sticks out...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 20, 2007; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton In Iowa On Iraq

Hillary Clinton sits down with a table full of Iowans and talks about Iraq. She's got a three-point plan: - We're in the middle of a civil war. There is no military solution. Get our troops out of urban combat immediately and start bringing them home. - "There will...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 20, 2007; 9:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

Bill Clinton on Leadership

Former President Bill Clinton appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to talk about his foundation's work in Africa, but he also faced questions about the presidential campaign. Host Diane Sawyer asked Clinton specifically about Elizabeth Edwards' recent comments suggesting John Edwards would be a better advocate for women than Hillary...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 19, 2007; 4:08 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mitt and Kindergarten

Mitt Romney leaps on Barack Obama supposedly calling for sex-education in kindergarten. Even the Christian Broadcasting Network gives Obama a fairer shake, quoting the campaign as saying that the senator was talking about teaching little kids about inappropriate touching. Child molestation, in other words. Is Romney against preventing that?...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 19, 2007; 11:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

CNN/YouTube Debate Questions, Part Three

Voter video questions for the CNN/YouTube debate have passed 1500. Here's a sampling of some recent submissions: Christie from New Orleans uses visual aids and asks "New Orleans will still be awaiting leadership when one of y'all wins. What are your plans for restoring and protecting New Orleans and...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 19, 2007; 9:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ad Watch: Elizabeth Edwards

If you haven't watched the latest "PostTalk" interview with John Edwards, make sure to check it out. Chris Cillizza and Dan Balz quiz the former senator about his focus on poverty, the Iraq war, and his chances. It's worth your time. The PostTalk interview comes a day after Elizabeth Edwards'...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 2:11 PM ET | Comments (1)

PostTalk: John Edwards

The Washington Post's Dan Balz and washingtonpost.com's "Fix" man Chris Cillizza interviewed Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Tuesday near Cleveland. The trio discussed Edwards' poverty awareness campaign, the Iraq war debate, and the former senator's chances. Read Chris and Dan's recap of the interview here, and watch the interview...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 11:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ad Watch: Bill Richardson Airing a New One in Iowa

The campaign of Bill Richardson is on the up and up. The Fix wrote on Monday about the New Mexico governor's upward momentum, and some polling is putting Richardson ahead of John Edwards, suggesting he could soon be the number three candidate behind Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Camp Richardson...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 11:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

D.C. Mayor Fenty Endorses Obama

Washington, D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty endorsed Barack Obama Tuesday, primarily because the Illinois senator supports congressional voting rights for the District. Washingtonpost.com's Alexander Trowbridge attended the endorsement ceremony, on a hot day in the nation's capital. Check out his fine work below: Play Video VIDEO | Fenty Endorses Obama...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 11:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

CNN/YouTube Debate Questions, Part Two

Continuing our look at the more interesting submissions for next Monday's CNN/YouTube debate, Debbie is a teacher who doesn't like much about "No Child Left Behind," plus she says it isn't being adequately funded. (It's a variation on the Woody Allen bit: Two women are at a banquet. One...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 11:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

CNN/YouTube Debate Questions, Part One

All week we'll feature some of the more interesting questions being submitted for next Monday night's CNN/YouTube debate. Kyle from Indiana says he's a "gay American" and wants to know what the candidates will do to ensure that he is an "equal citizen." Milton Chen, who heads up The...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 17, 2007; 9:03 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ad Watch: Romney's 'Ocean'

The Romney campaign is out with its seventh campaign ad, called "Ocean." It's one minute worth of stock wave footage, and some kids running around a beach, while the former governor talks about cleaning up the country's culture. The ad will begin its run in New Hampshire, Iowa, and South...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 16, 2007; 3:42 PM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Girl vs. Giuliani Girl

The headline is no joke: The Obama Girl creators have produced a follow-up to the YouTube mega-hit, starring the Obama girl, and a new character, named Giuliani Girl. Two scantily clad ladies, and their equally attired friends have a dance- and sing- off on the streets of New York (reminiscent...

By Ed O'Keefe | July 16, 2007; 9:34 AM ET | Comments (3)

 

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