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Palin Releases Bus Tour Video

She uses clips from media coverage to narrate

(Newser) - So it’s not a presidential campaign, but the Sarah Palin bus tour has produced what looks a lot like a commercial. The three-minute piece from SarahPAC offers an account of the trip narrated with clips from the very “lamestream media” to whom Palin refused to give a tour... More »

House Candidate: Vote for Me ... My Wife Is Korean!

So vote for Dan Adler, because 'we minorities should stick together'

(Newser) - Dan Adler is campaigning for Jane Harman 's vacated House seat, and the California Democrat has an odd, possibly offensive reason certain people should vote for him: His wife is Korean! Oh, and he himself is Jewish, and as his odd campaign ad states, "We minorities should stick... More »

Biblical Images in McCain Ad Evoke Antichrist

Web video's intimations about Obama draw Christians' ire

(Newser) - A John McCain campaign ad appears to play into Internet buzz about Barack Obama as the Antichrist, Time reports, and the spot's biblical flavor has Christian Democrats up in arms. McCain reps have called the ad “creative” and “humorous,” but it uses language evocative of the popular... More »

Dems Assail McCain on War

Obama would defy Petraeus to withdraw; DNC ads knock Mac's '100 years' in Iraq

(Newser) - Barack Obama and John McCain clashed over Iraq today, as the DNC readies an ad campaign criticizing McCain's now-infamous remark about keeping troops in Iraq for 100 years. In a Fox News interview, Obama pledged to withdraw troops from Iraq even if Gen. David Petraeus advised against it. But the... More »

New Hillary Attack Ad Features bin Laden

Hillary invokes terrorist to cast doubt on Obama's readiness

(Newser) - Voters go to the polls today in Pennsylvania after a bruising last day of campaigning in which Hillary Clinton unleashed a particularly harsh attack ad that uses an image of Osama bin Laden. The TV spot shows news footage of Black Thursday, Pearl Harbor, the Berlin Wall and the mastermind... More »

Clinton Rolls Out 'Nuclear Option' TV Spot

'Red phone'-style ad asks: Who will keep your children safe?

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton today debuted an ad hinting at dire consequences of electing a commander in chief who isn’t “tested," ABC News reports. "It's 3am and your children are asleep," a voice says over images of sleeping infants. "There's a phone in the White House,... More »

Who Wins the Flip-Flop Primary?

Romney and McCain spar over mind-changing label

(Newser) - John McCain and Mitt Romney are calling each other flip-floppers in new online ads that mimic a cutting anti-John Kerry 2004 campaign commercial, the Post’s Michael Dobbs reports. The ads copy its use of the "Blue Danube" Waltz to mock each other's changing views on tax cuts—but... More »

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