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Archive: December 9, 2007 - December 15, 2007

Rudy and Ron Air New Ones

Giuliani Has 'Will' and Leadership in New N.H. Ad Rudy Giuliani is airing a new ad in New Hampshire that clearly states his immigration reform proposals. But the ad also provides several reminders of Giuliani's leadership experience: he says the word "leadership" twice, and it also flashes on screen a...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 14, 2007; 9:35 AM ET | Comments (6)

Clinton Ad Blitz Stars Mom Dorothy and Daughter Chelsea

Hillary Clinton's mother, Dorothy Rodham, and daughter Chelsea star in a new TV ad airing in Iowa. "Dorothy" is a 30-second spot that includes an on-screen reminder that Rodham now lives with her daughter at the senator's Washington, D.C. home. "What I would like people to know about Hillary is...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 13, 2007; 12:25 PM ET | Comments (3)

McCain, Giuliani Talk Fiscal Conservatism in Granite State Ads

McCain Touts Union-Leader Support John McCain highlights his "conservative plan to cut your taxes" in a new 30-second spot. He also mentions his recent endorsement from the Manchester Union-Leader. "One man has a plan to cut taxes for 25 million middle class families. Bold solutions to our toughest problems. A...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 12, 2007; 2:30 PM ET | Comments (1)

ONE Campaign Hits Airwaves

The ONE Campaign is spending $1.8 million on ad buys in Iowa, New Hampshire, and on national cable stations in an effort to get presidential candidates talking about poverty. The ad campaign starts today and continues through next Thursday. It will be the group's main ad buy of the primary...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 12, 2007; 10:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

Maya Angelou Calls Clinton 'My Girl' in S.C.; Biden and Paul Release New Ads

Clinton is Angelou's 'Girl' Hillary Clinton is airing a new radio ad in South Carolina starring poet and author Maya Angelou. "Let me tell you about my girl, Hillary Clinton," Angelou says in the ad. "As a child, Hillary Clinton was taught that all God's children are equal. So as...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 11, 2007; 3:58 PM ET | Comments (11)

Romney Attacks Huckabee; Dodd in Iowa; Edwards in S.C.

Mitt Romney is airing a new ad in Iowa attacking new frontrunner Mike Huckabee, as polls show the former Arkansas governor surging even farther ahead of the former Massachusetts governor. The 30-second spot, called "Choice: The Record," clearly states that the two candidates have several similarities: They're both former governors,...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 11, 2007; 8:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

That's Dr. Paul to You

Ron Paul is airing a new TV ad in Iowa and New Hampshire that discusses his idea on health care reform. The ad also reminds viewers that the Texas congressman is also a doctor. The ad uses a mix of cartoon images and stock photos, and mentions the Walter Reed...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 10, 2007; 4:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

The PowerPoint Presidency

A John McCain strategist, campaign manager Rick Davis, shares a PowerPoint presentation pushing the McCain early-state strategy. It's actually sort of fascinating: spin, to be sure, but also an inside look into the thinking of a campaign. And that hinges on a win in New Hampshire leading to a...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 10, 2007; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Two New Huckabee Spots Air in IA, NH, SC

This week Mike Huckabee starts airing two new ads in early decision states, as new polls show him surging even farther ahead in Iowa. "Secure Borders" will air in Iowa. The ad includes clips of Huckabee's Oct. 20 speech to the Values Voter Summit. The clips used suggest the ad...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 10, 2007; 9:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton, McCain, Obama, and Paul Release New Ads

Clinton's 'New Beginning' Hillary Clinton's new 60-second spot will air in New Hampshire. It tells viewers the nation needs a "new beginning" on health care, education, and foreign affairs. "It takes strength and experience to bring about change," Clinton says. "I have a very clear records of 35 years fighting...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 9, 2007; 9:25 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney's New Ad 'Not Politically Correct'

Mitt Romney's new 30-second ad "Not Politically Correct" talks up his record on social issues, and starts airing in Iowa as Mike Huckabee surges ahead, and picks up support from evangelical Christians. "When it wasn't politically correct, he stood up for life in Massachusetts. When it wasn't politically correct, he...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 9, 2007; 1:18 PM ET | Comments (7)

 

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