07/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Campaign Wins Two Top Prizes At Cannes Advertising Awards

The campaign that drove Barack Obama to victory in the US presidential election has claimed two top awards at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Awards.

The campaign, submitted by Obama for America, has been hailed as a masterful combination of new media, door-to-door and community grass roots campaigning with a clever tactical use of traditional TV advertising.

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