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Archive: December 16, 2007 - December 22, 2007

New Ads From Clinton, Dodd, McCain

Clinton: You Need to Work for Change Hillary Clinton has earned praise for her statement at the Des Moines Register debate that "Everybody on this stage has an idea about how to get change. Some believe you get change by demanding it, some believe you get it by hoping for...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 20, 2007; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Holiday Ads From Candidates

Holiday ads from the presidential candidates continue to roll in. Ron Paul was first, then Mike Huckabee, and now Rudy Giuliani, Barack Obama, John Edwards, and Hillary Clinton are airing ones too. The former mayor co-stars with Santa Claus in his ad, which will air in New Hampshire. "There are...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 19, 2007; 4:16 PM ET | Comments (9)

New Ads From Clinton, Richardson, Romney

Another Clinton Register Endorsement Ad Hillary Clinton is airing another TV ad reminding Iowans that she earned the Des Moines Register's endorsement this past weekend. The ad cites the Register's comments that Clinton's "readiness to lead sets her apart," that she is "emerging as an effective legislator" who "possesses the...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 19, 2007; 10:11 AM ET | Comments (2)

Obama's 'Candor' in New Ad

Barack Obama lost the contest for the Des Moines Register endorsement to Hillary Clinton so his new ad quotes from a different section of the paper. "Candor" is a 30-second spot that cites the Register columnist David Yepsen who credits Obama for having "refreshing" candor and "scrupulous honesty." -- Ed...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 2:00 PM ET | Comments (5)

Bipartisan Hillary

Hillary Clinton brags about getting the National Guard and Reserve health insurance by "reaching across the aisle" to work with the Republicans. It's about leadership and accomplishment, that's the message....

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 12:17 PM ET | Comments (3)

Romney Ad: 'Judgment'

Mike Huckabee's star is rising and Mitt Romney tries to dim it a bit in his latest TV spot. Message: Huckabee's soft on crime. Mitt's a hardass....

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 7:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Ad: 'Great Things'

Here's the latest Iowa ad from the Hillary Clinton campaign, heralding the Des Moines Register's endorsement of Hillary for the January 3, 2008 caucus. Sound Bite: "Her readiness to lead sets her apart."...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 7:50 AM ET | Comments (2)

They Like Him, They Really Like Him

There are lots of cheering crowds on Obama YouTube videos, but this one has an Oprah-sized throng. It's a clever use of YouTube to make it look as if he has the mo'....

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 7:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

Humanizing Hillary

Hillary Clinton's campaign just put up a passel of videos -- 15 at latest count -- from real people and friends talking about their pal with lots of gooshy musical accompaniment. It is part of the campaign's continuing effort to humanize her, to soften her up. Ann Henry, who...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 7:44 AM ET | Comments (2)

Edwards Ad: 'Fight'

In this 30-second spot, John Edwards says "corporate greed" is "stealing our children's future." Sound Bite: "Saving the middle class is going to be an epic battle and that's a fight I was born for."...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 18, 2007; 7:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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