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Archive: September 30, 2007 - October 6, 2007

Radio Rudy, Radio Romney in New Hampshire

As Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani's recent war of words continues to gain press attention, both candidates are now airing new radio ads in New Hampshire. Giuliani's new ad is called "Tested," and is a 60-second biography, explaining the former mayor's leadership skills. "I've been tested in a way that...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 5, 2007; 3:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

New Clinton Health Care Ad

Just as President Bush vetoes the S-CHIP bill, Hillary Clinton starts airing a new ad in Iowa and New Hampshire about her health care proposals. The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that 66 percent of Democrats trust her most to handle the health care issue, compared with 15 percent...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 5, 2007; 2:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

You Asked For It

The John Edwards campaign used Eventful, a web company, to have towns across the country compete to get him to come visit. Columbus, Kentucky won the chance to hear his stump speech about being a poor kid who reminds us that his daddy had to borrow $50 to get...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 5, 2007; 9:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson Criticizes The Chattering Classes

While some New Mexico Democrats may want Gov. Bill Richardson to run for the Senate, now that Sen. Pete Domenici (R) is retiring, the governor insists he's got the resources to continue his presidential run. "That's because of our respectable fundraising," Richardson says. Indeed, he raised $5.2 million in the...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 4, 2007; 9:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Jenna Bush's Secret Service Details Leaves The Keys In The Car

Jenna Bush continues her media tour this week to promote her new book, "Ana's Story," about a young girl living with HIV/AIDS. So far she's been on 20/20, the Today Show, Larry King Live. She's also done several newspaper interviews, and this morning stopped by CBS's The Early Show. As...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 4, 2007; 9:20 AM ET | Comments (4)

Red Meat Rudy

In Palm Springs, Rudy tells the National Federation of Republican Women how great women are, especially Republican women. Then he rips into the Democrats. Sound Bite: "To the Democrats, business is the enemy. They want to tax it. They want to regulate it. They want to shrink it." Sound...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 3, 2007; 3:19 PM ET | Comments (4)

Missing Republicans

Last night, Jon Stewart roasted the leading Republican candidates who didn't show up for a debate with their own core: evangelical Christians. Sound Bite: "It must be hard for evangelicals to ask questions into a void, only to wait for answers that may never come." And Robert Greenwald skewered...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 2, 2007; 10:42 AM ET | Comments (2)

'Desperate'-ly Seeking Votes

Primetime heartthrob James Denton of ABC's "Desperate Housewives?" has taken to t he campaign trail in support of John Edwards, appearing with Edwards's daughter, Cate, 25, at events in Iowa. Cate Edwards made headlines this past weekend when she said supporting her father was easy. "The choice was pretty easy...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 1, 2007; 4:33 PM ET | Comments (0)

Teaching Politicians to Be Friends

Facebook is holding seminars in D.C. next week to teach politicos how to use the social network: Join the Facebook Politics Team and Special Guests in a lively seminar about how Facebook and social media can be an integral part of your campaign and constituent strategy. Find out what...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 1, 2007; 2:32 PM ET | Comments (0)

 

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