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Archive: December 23, 2007 - December 29, 2007

Romney Ads Attack McCain, Huckabee

Mitt Romney is out with a new ad in New Hampshire attacking John McCain. As eerie, dissonant music sets the tone of the spot, an announcer asks whether McCain is "the right Republican" for the future. McCain, the announcer says, "opposes repeal of the death tax and voted against the...

By Washington Post editors | December 28, 2007; 5:05 PM ET | Comments (6)

Giuliani's Spot in the Sunshine, Granite States

Rudy Giuliani's campaign is launching a new TV ad in Florida and New Hampshire. The ad starts with Hizzoner recalling a book he read by Tom Brokaw that, he says, touched on the "brave and persistent and courageous" Americans who fought in World War II (he's talking about Brokaw's book,...

By Washington Post editors | December 27, 2007; 5:09 PM ET | Comments (4)

New Ads From Paul and Clinton in NH, IA

Ron Paul's out with a new TV ad, ''Defender of Freedom," pitching his conservative record in his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination. The ad starts with an image of young Paul posing during his flight surgeon days in the Air Force. Patriotic music booms, a flag waves and...

By Washington Post editors | December 26, 2007; 6:00 PM ET | Comments (144)

Edwards Goes for the Granite

As John Edwards returned for his 23rd visit to New Hampshire, he launched a new TV spot statewide today called "Power." The former North Carolina senator, overlooking a snow-blanketed backyard, asks rhetorically what the next president will do "with the enormous power that comes with the office." He lists his...

By Washington Post editors | December 26, 2007; 2:45 PM ET | Comments (3)

An Iowan's Song: 'Get Outta Our Town'

January 3, 2008 is fast approaching but some Iowans have had enough already. Here's a "Caucus Lament" from musician Jason Walsmith of The Nadas and Kyle Munson from The Des Moines Register....

By Washington Post editors | December 26, 2007; 12:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain's Christmas Story

Let there be no doubt: There is a cross in John McCain's Christmas ad. (Some have suggested Mike Huckabee's holiday ad had a subtly placed cross in the background of his holiday message.) McCain's Christmas ad follows similar messages from several other candidates. McCain tells a story about spending Christmas...

By Ed O'Keefe | December 23, 2007; 12:05 PM ET | Comments (2)


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