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Archive: June 8, 2008 - June 14, 2008

John Cusack Quizzes Voters on Bush and McCain

Actor John Cusack fronts a new MoveOn.org ad that continues the group's efforts to tie John McCain to President Bush. "Betcha Can't Tell Them Apart" is a 30-second spot that is critical of McCain's stance on Iraq, veterans' health care, Social Security and the past lobbying work of some of...

By Ed O'Keefe | June 11, 2008; 3:09 PM ET | Comments (1)

New Ads Show the 'Stubborn' and Soft Sides of Inhofe

With the presidential contest settling into its general election groove, we'll start paying closer attention to the advertising for this year's congressional races. Let's start in Oklahoma, where incumbent Sen. James Inhofe (R) is seeking reelection, but faces six challengers, including a few Republicans. In an effort to get ahead...

By Ed O'Keefe | June 11, 2008; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (6)

Va. Senate: A Shorter Mark Warner Ad

Mark Warner, the all-but-certain next U.S. Senator from Virginia, started airing his first TV ad last week. He's now out with a 30-second version of the ad: While Warner remains focused on his Senate campaign, Barack Obama's vice presidential search team has mentioned the former Virginia governor as a potential...

By Ed O'Keefe | June 11, 2008; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

McCain Continues Spanish Radio Outreach

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this report incorrectly attributed a statement to Loretta Anaya. The person who actually made the statement is Madeline Lamela. This post has been changed to correct the error. John McCain is once again reaching out to Hispanic voters on the radio, this time targeting Cuban-Americans...

By Ed O'Keefe | June 10, 2008; 6:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Says Thank You and Goodbye

Three days after suspending her campaign for the White House and acknowledging Barack Obama as the Democrat's presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton released a message to her supporters on YouTube. The video was made on June 3 -- the night of the South Dakota and Montana primaries when it became clear...

By washingtonpost.com | June 10, 2008; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

McCain's Election Strategy, YouTubed

So do you want to know all about John McCain's general election strategy and have 14 minutes to spare? You're in luck: The "McCain 2008 Strategy Briefing" is voiced by campaign manager Rick Davis, who admits the political environment is "among the worst for in modern history for Republicans." Highlights...

By Ed O'Keefe | June 9, 2008; 10:32 AM ET | Comments (0)


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