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Archive: March 2, 2008 - March 8, 2008

A Look at Clinton's Surrogates

Make sure you read Peter Baker and Anne E. Kornblut's report in today's Post about the squabbling between advisers to Hillary Clinton. Baker and Kornblut report that "the internal problems endured by the Clinton team have been especially corrosive." "They fought over [Mark] Penn's strategy of presenting Clinton as a...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 6, 2008; 11:38 AM ET | Comments (12)

Weekend Funnies Addendum:Clinton on The Daily Show

A Channel '08 post earlier this week showed clips of Sen. Hillary Clinton making appearances on Saturday Night Live and The Late Show with David Letterman. Clinton made one more appearance on the eve of yesterday's big primaries in Texas and Ohio, as a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily...

By washingtonpost.com | March 5, 2008; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Hints at Running With Obama

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama appeared on the six broadcast and cable network morning shows Wednesday. On CBS's "The Early Show" Clinton acknowledged that Democrats may eventually nominate a Clinton-Obama or Obama-Clinton ticket. "That may be where this is headed, but of course we have to decide who is on...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 5, 2008; 1:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

Democratic Group Launches Anti-McCain Ad

From our brother blog, The Trail, by Matthew Mosk: A Democratic group launched a massive new independently-financed ad campaign attacking John McCain today, launching the first assault on the Republican nominee in the absence of a Democratic candidate. The $1.1 million commercial, sponsored by a California-based group called Campaign to...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 5, 2008; 12:33 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama's Closing Statement to Texas

"Leader" is Barack Obama's two-minute closing statement to Texas voters, airing statewide tonight: In lieu of such an ad, Hillary Clinton will host a "Texas-Sized Town Hall" tonight at 6:30 CT on Fox Sports Southwest, and at HillaryClinton.com....

By Ed O'Keefe | March 3, 2008; 6:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Uses 'Latino Time' in Texas Ad

We picked up on a small, but noteworthy difference in some English and Spanish-language ads Hillary Clinton is airing in Texas. As you can see in the screengrabs below, the Clinton campaign urges Spanish-speaking voters to arrive at caucus sites at 6:30 p.m., while the English-language ad urges voters to...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 3, 2008; 5:46 PM ET | Comments (75)

Two New Clinton Ads on National Security, Economy

On the eve of the Ohio and Texas primaries, Sen. Hillary Clinton is out with two more ads designed to raise "central questions" about who is better prepared to be commander-in-chief, and who is the right person to manage the nation's economy, according to campaign aides. "True" attacks Sen. Barack...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 3, 2008; 11:30 AM ET | Comments (44)

Weekend Funnies

Following recent cameos on the "Late Show with David Letterman," and ahead of her appearance on "The Daily Show," Hillary Clinton provided an "Editorial Comment" on "Saturday Night Live": Meanwhile, actor Jack Nicholson exploits his personal film archive to endorse Clinton: -- Ed O'Keefe...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 2, 2008; 4:36 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton en Espanol

As the most recent polls suggest she is still favored by Texas Latinos, Hillary Clinton makes a direct appeal to them in her most recent 30-second message. "I know your traditions, and culture, but I also understand the problems you face," she says. But, as the subtitles demonstrate, she doesn't...

By Ed O'Keefe | March 2, 2008; 4:30 PM ET | Comments (0)


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