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New Ads From Clinton, Richardson, Romney

Another Clinton Register Endorsement Ad Hillary Clinton is airing another TV ad reminding Iowans that she earned the Des Moines Register's endorsement this past weekend. The ad cites the Register's comments that Clinton's "readiness to lead sets her apart," that she is "emerging as an effective legislator" who "possesses the...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 19, 2007; 10:11 AM ET | Comments (2)

Richardson: I'm Not the Best Looking

Bill Richardson starts airing a new 60-second spot in Iowa today. "When I Began" is a direct appeal from the New Mexico governor to voters in which he admits he is not as polished as the other candidates. "I'm sure not the best looking, or the flashiest, but I know...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | October 30, 2007; 09:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson Criticizes The Chattering Classes

While some New Mexico Democrats may want Gov. Bill Richardson to run for the Senate, now that Sen. Pete Domenici (R) is retiring, the governor insists he's got the resources to continue his presidential run. "That's because of our respectable fundraising," Richardson says. Indeed, he raised $5.2 million in the...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | October 4, 2007; 09:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson's New Iraq Ad

As we reported yesterday, Bill Richardson is spending time and money this week to distinguish his Iraq strategy from Democratic frontrunners. Suggesting the media is dropping the ball on the differences between Democratic candidates, Richardson uses Democratic bloggers and activists to make his point in a new 30-second ad. "Long...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | September 25, 2007; 01:36 PM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson Lays Out Iraq 'Choice'

Bill Richardson wants to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq -- all of them. Should you have any doubt, watch his latest video. The 4 minute, 30 second effort quotes extensively from the policy platforms of his Democratic contenders, Army field manuals, and his own proposal, which calls for a complete...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | September 24, 2007; 03:42 PM ET | Comments (2)

Ad Watch: Richardson's 'Change' AND 'Experience'

Just as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama begin running ads in Iowa and New Hampshire emphasizing their change potential, Bill Richardson "Offers" a new one emphasizing change and experience. The ad is called "Offers," and talks up the governor's foreign policy experience, including his work on the North Korean conflict,...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | September 7, 2007; 12:17 PM ET | Comments (4)

Ad Watch: Two New Ones From Bill Richardson

Bill Richardson has two new TV ads that start airing in Iowa today. The first ad, called "Focused," is similar to the biographical ads produced in the past. It talks up New Mexico's economic rebound. "Candidates" continues the "Job Interview" ad series featuring some office workers shuffling through resumes of...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | August 15, 2007; 08:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

Ad Watch: Bill Richardson On Health Care For Vets

Bill Richardson has released a new ad, called "Heroes." It highlights the New Mexico governor's proposals to improve veterans' access to insurance and health care. It will air in Iowa and New Hampshire. The ad hits Iowa's airwaves as Richardson is scheduled to criss-cross the state today and tomorrow, according...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | July 24, 2007; 04:17 PM ET | Comments (1)

Ad Watch: Bill Richardson Airing a New One in Iowa

The campaign of Bill Richardson is on the up and up. The Fix wrote on Monday about the New Mexico governor's upward momentum, and some polling is putting Richardson ahead of John Edwards, suggesting he could soon be the number three candidate behind Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Camp Richardson...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | July 18, 2007; 11:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson's 'TuTube' Efforts

Surveys suggest that Hillary Clinton polls best among Latino voters, and has higher name recognition among the growing voting bloc. But New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (D) is working hard to remind Latinos that he's one of them, even if he has a not-so-Spanish-sounding last name. He's reaching out to...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | July 10, 2007; 09:11 AM ET | Comments (1)

Bill Richardson's Third TV Ad

As Jeff Jarvis points out over at PrezVid, New Hampshire pollsters are attributing Bill Richardson's recent rise in Granite State polling to his new "Job Interview" commericals. The third in the series was released Monday, and it emphasizes Richardson's work to combat global climate change. Washingtonpost.com's Chris Cillizza analyzed the...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | June 12, 2007; 11:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson's Formal Announcement

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has been in the hunt for the Democratic nomination for months, but he made it official today in Los Angeles when he formally announced his candidacy for president. Richardson also released video clips of the announcement in English and Spanish. Sound Bite: "My experience...

 

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 21, 2007; 05:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

Gov. Richardson Sits Down With YouTube

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) sits down with YouTube's Ben Smith for a 10 minute interview. Richardson emphasizes his wide range of experience (surprise!), asks all Americans to "get greener" and talks about how his "insurgent candidacy" is reaching out to the Internet community. He says this election...

 

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 15, 2007; 10:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson's New Iowa Ad

New Mexico governor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson is out with new TV ads in Iowa. The clip below has two ads, called "Job Interview" and "Tell Me." The "Interview" ad starts running tomorrow; "Tell Me" will air soon. The ads play up the governor's professional experiences in Congress,...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | May 9, 2007; 02:44 PM ET | Comments (1)

 

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