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Archive: October 28, 2007 - November 3, 2007

McCain 'Guts'

John McCain is moving on from his recent Woodstock fix to remind voters he's against wasteful government spending. And where better to run such an ad than in New Hampshire, where pocketbook issues dominant political discourse. "Guts" is a 30-second spot. "All the candidates say they'll stop wasteful spending. One...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 31, 2007; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Halloween Gets Political

A few "tricks" and "treats" for your Halloween 2007. First off, the AP recently asked voters which of the 2008 presidential candidates would make the scariest costume. Continuing her dominance in the polls, Hillary Clinton beat out every other Democratic and GOP contender, earning 37 percent of the vote. Rudy...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 31, 2007; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ron Paul Hits the Air

Ron Paul is starting to spend his campaign money. Two new ads from the Texas Congressman are now airing in New Hampshire. The first ad is certainly not nearly as slickly produced as ads from other campaigns. It features supporters talking about why they are supporting the longshot Republican. "Look,...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 30, 2007; 11:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson: I'm Not the Best Looking

Bill Richardson starts airing a new 60-second spot in Iowa today. "When I Began" is a direct appeal from the New Mexico governor to voters in which he admits he is not as polished as the other candidates. "I'm sure not the best looking, or the flashiest, but I know...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 30, 2007; 9:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hillary 'There For You'

Hours after Barack Obama released an ad focused on his Social Security proposals (complete with senior citizens in the audience), Hillary Clinton is out with a new ad reminding seniors in Iowa and New Hampshire that she's "been there for you all along." "These days it seems every candidate on...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 29, 2007; 5:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

Ad Watch: McCain On Woodstock (Again), Giuliani Takes 'Chances', Obama On Social Security

McCain And Woodstock, Take Two John McCain is airing another ad in New Hampshire criticizing Hillary Clinton for her efforts to secure $1 million in federal funding for the Museum at Bethel Woods, focused on the 1969 Woodstock music festival. "[The museum is] the farthest thing from a hippie museum...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 29, 2007; 11:36 AM ET | Comments (21)

 

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