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Archive: January 13, 2008 - January 19, 2008

Obama Ads Appear in Nevada

Barack Obama has three new ads running in Nevada. Candidates on both sides are pouring blood, sweat and tears into this campaign and in particular, they're pouring money into campaign advertising. The first ad from the obama camp is called President This ad is a combination of Obama giving...

By washingtonpost.com | January 18, 2008; 12:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Giuliani Attacks Romney; Romney Attacks McCain

Rudy Giuliani recently launched an ad attacking Mitt Romney in Florida and now Romney's out with one of his own. Yet rather than playing offense against Giuliani, his Sunshine state spot indirectly attacks a mutual Republican rival -- John McCain. In the spot called "Chairs," Romney begins with the statement...

By Washington Post editors | January 17, 2008; 1:34 PM ET | Comments (9)

I'm Hillary. Fly Me!

Sen. Hillary Cinton (D-New York) does a stewardess shtick for media and staff on her campaign plane. Sound Bite: "In the event of an unexpected drop in poll numbers, this plane will be diverted to New Hampshire."...

By Washington Post editors | January 17, 2008; 11:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

McCain's South Carolina Spot: "Tied Up"

John McCain hit the airwaves in South Carolina this morning with a new TV spot, "Tied Up." As the song "Light My Fire" by the Doors booms in the background and a tie-dye like spiral swirls on the screen, the Arizona Republican senator slams Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) for...

By Washington Post editors | January 16, 2008; 7:10 PM ET | Comments (2)

Funny Film For (Or Against?) Romney

Michigan has an open primary system, meaning any registered voter can vote in either party primary. So YouTube user AndyCobbonUTube has produced a satirical video asking Michigan Democrats to vote for Mitt Romney, because his campaign will help Democrats. "Mitt Romney is the kind of candidate Michigan Democrats need right...

By Ed O'Keefe | January 15, 2008; 5:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

Edwards Keeps 'Em Short

John Edwards is airing four super-short campaign commercials reminding South Carolina Democrats that there's more than two candidates still in the race. Each 10-second ad features photos of Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama with a narrator asking a question. Each ad ends with, "John Edwards is the only one." "Deal"...

By Ed O'Keefe | January 15, 2008; 2:49 PM ET | Comments (0)

Minnesota Democratic Senate Ads

Comedian-turned-Democratic candidate Al Franken starts airing new TV ads today in an effort to convince Minnesota voters that his senate campaign is no joke. The "Saturday Night Live" alum faces trial attorney Mike Ciresi in the Feb. 5 Democratic caucuses. The winner faces incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.). Franken's two...

By Ed O'Keefe | January 15, 2008; 12:15 PM ET | Comments (2)

 

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