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Archive: February 24, 2008 - March 1, 2008

Clinton's Messages on Letterman

The Clinton campaign aired several pre-taped segments called "A Message from Hillary Clinton " on the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday evening. The segments show a lighter side to Sen. Hillary Clinton, as she lets the audience know where to find her Snicker Doodle cookie recipe, while sitting...

By washingtonpost.com | February 29, 2008; 2:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Invokes Your Kids in New Ad

Hillary Clinton just brought your kids into the argument. A new 30-second spot airing in Texas raises the question of national security experience, suggesting to Texas parents that an Obama presidency means you and your kids won't sleep soundly. "It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep," the...

By Ed O'Keefe | February 29, 2008; 10:56 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Fights On in Ohio With New Ads

With only a few days left before the Ohio primary, Senator Hillary Clinton has new money in her pockets and ways to spend it. Her campaign reported today that the campaign raised $35 million in February. So flush with cash, the campaign bought a new TV ad and two radio...

By washingtonpost.com | February 28, 2008; 3:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

New Obama Ads in Ohio, Texas

Barack Obama is airing a new 30-second spot in Ohio about his economic proposals. "Plan" joins new pro-Obama ads by SEIU already airing across the Buckeye State. Obama says: "All across America, people are working harder than ever, doing the best they can. But for decades now, as Wall Street...

By Ed O'Keefe | February 27, 2008; 3:00 PM ET | Comments (10)

Clinton Levels With Texas

Another Hillary Clinton ad in Texas. This one about her economic plans: "She's fighting for America's middle class," the announcer says. "She'll end $55 billion in giveaways to corporate special interests, and invest it to rebuild the middle class, create jobs, end tax breaks for companies that ship companies overseas,...

By Ed O'Keefe | February 27, 2008; 1:46 PM ET | Comments (4)

Labor Union Airing Ads for Obama

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is now broadcasting its support of Barack Obama with three new ads airing in Ohio and Texas. SEIU is a member organization of the Change to Win labor coalition, which has also endorsed Obama. "Leadership" is airing in Ohio, "What We Need" is airing in...

By Ed O'Keefe | February 26, 2008; 5:32 PM ET | Comments (3)

Hillary En Espanol

With one week until the crucial Texas primary, Hillary Clinton has a Spanish-language theme song to help woo Latino support. The song is by Walter Suhr and the Mango Punch, and introduced by Tejano musician Johnny Canales. A rough translation of the song: "Hillary, Hillary Cliiiiinnnnton... We need a change....

By Ed O'Keefe | February 26, 2008; 9:31 AM ET | Comments (7)

Hillary's 'Moment' Replaying in Texas and Ohio

In addition to three other ads airing in Ohio and Texas, Hillary Clinton is taking advantage of her "moment" and re-airing a 60-second version of it in the Buckeye and Lone Star States. "Resolved" plays highlights of Clinton's closing statements during last Thursday's CNN debate. Clinton says, in part: "You...

By Ed O'Keefe | February 24, 2008; 6:48 PM ET | Comments (109)


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