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Archive: April 13, 2008 - April 19, 2008

Clinton Critical of New Obama Ad

YORK, PA. -- On a hot day in Pennsylvania, Barack Obama starts airing two new ads that criticize Hillary Clinton for her health care proposals, and her character. "Afford," calls out Clinton's health care proposals by stating in part that: "Hillary Clinton's attacking, but what is she not telling you...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 19, 2008; 5:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Tonight Only in Philly: A 'Condi Must Go' Ad

A coalition of liberal anti-war groups will air an ad critical of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during tonight's debate between Democratic rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama. Watch the ad: The spot, produced and paid for by TrueMajority.org, Brave New Films and Democracy for America, will air only...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 16, 2008; 7:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Hits Clinton Back on Oil Money

Responding to Hillary Clinton's televised attack regarding political donations from the oil industry, Barack Obama is now airing "Dime" across Pennsylvania. "Across Pennsylvania families are struggling. What's Hillary Clinton's answer? The same old politics. Misleading negative ads. "The truth? It's Barack Obama who's taken on the oil companies, worked to...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 16, 2008; 2:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Defending American Jobs in New Ad

Hillary Clinton is airing a new ad in Indiana that talks about her plans to save American defense jobs. "Right here over 200 Hoosiers built parts that guided our military's smart bombs to their targets. They were good jobs, but now, they're gone to China. And now America's defense relies...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 16, 2008; 2:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Hits Obama on Oil Money

The ad wars continue in Pennsylvania, with Hillary Clinton now hitting the airwaves to criticize Barack Obama's acceptance of campaign donations from "executives and employees of oil companies," according to the ad. "Pocket" lists some of those donors, and their employers, while reminding voters that no federal candidate can accept...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 16, 2008; 8:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Responds (Sort Of) to "Bitter" Controversy

As reported by Chris Cillizza of The Fix: Anyone paying attention to the Democratic presidential race knew that once Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) began running television ads in Pennsylvania attacking Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) for comments he made to a group of donor last week, a response from the...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 15, 2008; 5:13 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Airing New Ad in Pennsylvania

With one week until the Pennsylvania primary, John McCain doesn't want the two Democratic candidates getting all the attention. His new ad, "Ignite," strikes a bipartisan tone, saying that McCain will do what he can to fix the nation's economy. The script: "As President, John McCain will take the best...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 15, 2008; 8:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Releases Tough New Anti-Obama Ad in Pa.

As reported by The Post's Anne E. Kornblut in The Trail: PHILADELPHIA -- Keeping up her pounding on Sen. Barack Obama for his "bitter" remark a week ago, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton finally launched an ad off the event -- and it is arguably her toughest so far in...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 15, 2008; 12:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

New Obama Ad Stars Pennsylvania Senator

The Pennsylvania ad wars continue today with a new Barack Obama message starring Sen. Bob Casey (D-Penn.) "It Won't" carries an economic message, just days after Obama's "bitter" comments. Speaking from Scranton, Pa., Casey says: "In towns like yours and mine, families are struggling with bills they can't afford and...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 14, 2008; 9:14 AM ET | Comments (3)

Senate Republican Web Video Skewers Kerry

The National Republican Senatorial Committee has produced one of the smartest, funniest political web videos we've seen yet. It references the Backstreet Boys, "Office Space," and mildly insults Britney Spears while claiming that April 14th is the ninth anniversary of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) "not doing his job." Kerry's expected...

By Ed O'Keefe | April 14, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

 

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