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Archive: October 5, 2008 - October 11, 2008

Campaign 2010 Has Begun!

Maybe it's time to rename the blog Channel 2010! Only 26 days remain until Election Day 2008, but there are 754 days until Election Day 2010 (if my math is correct). That means it's time for gubernatorial, Senate and some House candidates to start thinking about the next election...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 9, 2008; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (1)

Before Character Attacks, a Policy War on the TV

By Ed O'Keefe in The Trail: New ads released over the weekend by Barack Obama continued a focus on health care, while John McCain's criticized Obama's record on taxes in perhaps the last gasp of the policy-related ad war that has dominated the airwaves in recent weeks. The McCain...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 6, 2008; 4:38 PM ET | Comments (8)

McCain Spot Asks: 'Who Is Barack Obama?'

By Howard Kurtz in The Trail: The Ad: (Narrator:) Who is Barack Obama? He says our troops in Afghanistan are -- (Barack Obama:) "... just air-raiding villages and killing civilians." (Narrator:) How dishonorable. Congressional liberals voted repeatedly to cut off funding to our active troops. Increasing the risk on...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 6, 2008; 4:34 PM ET | Comments (33)

Obama Releases 'Keating Economics' Documentary

The Obama campaign has released a 13 minute video called "Keating Economics: John McCain & The Making of a Financial Crisis." The video tells one version of the story of McCain's involvement in the "Keating Five" scandal and helps the Obama campaign make the argument that the Republican candidate...

By Ed O'Keefe | October 6, 2008; 12:13 PM ET | Comments (13)


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