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New Spot: "Troops Support Ron Paul"

Republican Ron Paul is out with a new TV ad, set to run in New Hampshire through Tuesday's primary, stressing his military credentials. Patriotic music booms. Soldiers salute. The announcer begins: "A proud military veteran who served our nation. Ron Paul salutes and supports our troops who protect and defend...

 

By Washington Post editors | January 4, 2008; 05:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Rudy and Ron Air New Ones

Giuliani Has 'Will' and Leadership in New N.H. Ad Rudy Giuliani is airing a new ad in New Hampshire that clearly states his immigration reform proposals. But the ad also provides several reminders of Giuliani's leadership experience: he says the word "leadership" twice, and it also flashes on screen a...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 14, 2007; 09:35 AM ET | Comments (6)

Maya Angelou Calls Clinton 'My Girl' in S.C.; Biden and Paul Release New Ads

Clinton is Angelou's 'Girl' Hillary Clinton is airing a new radio ad in South Carolina starring poet and author Maya Angelou. "Let me tell you about my girl, Hillary Clinton," Angelou says in the ad. "As a child, Hillary Clinton was taught that all God's children are equal. So as...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 11, 2007; 03:58 PM ET | Comments (11)

That's Dr. Paul to You

Ron Paul is airing a new TV ad in Iowa and New Hampshire that discusses his idea on health care reform. The ad also reminds viewers that the Texas congressman is also a doctor. The ad uses a mix of cartoon images and stock photos, and mentions the Walter Reed...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 10, 2007; 04:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton, McCain, Obama, and Paul Release New Ads

Clinton's 'New Beginning' Hillary Clinton's new 60-second spot will air in New Hampshire. It tells viewers the nation needs a "new beginning" on health care, education, and foreign affairs. "It takes strength and experience to bring about change," Clinton says. "I have a very clear records of 35 years fighting...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | December 9, 2007; 09:25 PM ET | Comments (0)

Question 32: Will Ron Paul Go Independent?

YouTube user nexpres asks Ron Paul if he'll mount an independent candidacy if he fails to win the Republican nomination:...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | November 28, 2007; 10:13 PM ET | Comments (61)

Ron Paul Hits the Air

Ron Paul is starting to spend his campaign money. Two new ads from the Texas Congressman are now airing in New Hampshire. The first ad is certainly not nearly as slickly produced as ads from other campaigns. It features supporters talking about why they are supporting the longshot Republican. "Look,...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | October 30, 2007; 11:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Life's A Toll Road: Drew Carey's Libertarian Debut

The ubiquitous Drew Carey, new king of game shows, has also started an online show for libertarian magazine Reason. Turns out that Carey is a libertarian himself, a political flavor that is getting more and more attention on the web (lots of libertarian blogs there) and in this election...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | October 17, 2007; 08:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Lone Star Candidate

Play Video VIDEO | Calling All Antiwar Republicans... As pundits and politicians critiqued the state of post-9/11 America on Tuesday, presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Tex.) stated flatly that the terrorist attacks could have been avoided. Taking the podium at the Johns Hopkins University's SAIS Center for Politics and Foreign...

 

By washingtonpost.com Editors | September 13, 2007; 03:50 PM ET | Comments (2)

Ad Watch: New Romney and Paul Ads In Iowa

DES MOINES, IOWA -- It's a rainy day here in Iowa's capital city, which gives Hawkeye State residents a great excuse to sit at home and watch TV. If they do, they may see these new ads, out just in time for Saturday's GOP straw poll. Mitt Romney's ninth campaign...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | August 8, 2007; 04:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

Calling Out Rudy And Mitt

A voter calls out Giulliani and Romney for trying to find excuses to duck the YouTube debate. He calls them a variation on what I called them: fraidycat. And -- no surprise -- he comes around to say the real reason they're scared is because they don't want to...

 

By Ed O'Keefe | July 31, 2007; 09:06 AM ET | Comments (0)

Winning YouTube Strategies

I'll admit I laughed when she sat down to the webcam for her YouTube Spotlight video asking for help chosing a campaign song. But Hillary Clinton's viral strategy works. Humor (a proxy for humanity), entertainment, and mixing it up with the real people made her videos a hit. And...

 

By washingtonpost.com Editors | May 26, 2007; 10:03 AM ET | Comments (59)

 

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