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Archive: November 18, 2007 - November 24, 2007

Giuliani Ad Shows Off the Shiny Big Apple

The newest campaign 2008 TV ad comes from Rudy Giuliani. "Challenges" is another reminder of Giuliani's New York turnaround narrative. The ad will air in the Boston and New Hampshire TV markets. "The world's seventeenth largest economy, swimming in red ink. Record crime. Runaway taxes. A million on welfare. That...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 21, 2007; 9:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's China's Fault

Duncan Hunter (remember him?) didn't just approve, but wrote this message (couldn't afford a writer?). He manages to combine a few issues in a few seconds: give our troops jobs and stop letting China steal them....

By Ed O'Keefe | November 21, 2007; 9:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

New Ones From Obama and Edwards

In addition to a new ad from Hillary Clinton out today, Barack Obama is airing a new ad in South Carolina called "Hope and Change." It uses the same music he used in a radio ad aimed at Black voters, and you'll notice the TV ad focuses on his work...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 20, 2007; 2:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Ad Blasts Republican 'Attack Machine'

Hillary Clinton has released a new ad designed to remind Democrats that Republicans are the most fearful of her, and that she has the "strength and experience" necessary to be president. The ad is set to air in the New Hampshire and Boston TV markets, not in Iowa, where the...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 20, 2007; 9:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

Using YouTube to Make a Point

We've noticed a great example of how some campaigns use YouTube to edit pre-existing video journalism to make a point. Following last week's Democratic debate in Las Vegas, CBS News White House correspondent Jim Axelrod fact-checked statements that Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, and Barack Obama made during the two-hour tussle....

By Ed O'Keefe | November 19, 2007; 5:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Talks Jobs in New Ad

Barack Obama has a new ad airing in Iowa about jobs. "You've got CEOs who are making more in ten minutes, than ordinary workers are making in a year," Obama says. "The middle class have been treading water or worse," he adds. The Obama campaign says that the senator's Middle...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 19, 2007; 2:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton, Rudy, Romney Release New Ads

Clinton Gets Assist From Constituent in New Ad Hillary Clinton is running a new 30-second spot starring Joe Ward, of Lisbon, N.Y. (which is in the Northern-most corner of New York State -- almost in Canada). Ward says in the ad that his son, Joel, needed a bone marrow transplant...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 19, 2007; 9:32 AM ET | Comments (0)

Huckabee's First Ad is 'Chuck Norris Approved'

Mike Huckabee starts airing the first ad of his presidential campaign this week, and it co-stars one of his biggest (meanest?) supporters: Chuck Norris. The star of the TV's "Walker, Texas Ranger" and movie classics like "Top Dog," "The Delta Force," and "Slaughter in San Francisco," among others, recently announced...

By Ed O'Keefe | November 18, 2007; 10:24 PM ET | Comments (0)


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