Huffpost Politics

Romney Campaign Ad Uses Hillary Clinton To Attack Obama

Posted: Updated:

The Romney campaign quietly launched a new TV ad in battleground states on Friday using old footage of Hillary Clinton to target President Barack Obama for "perpetuating falsehoods."

The 30-second spot, titled "Shame on You, Barack Obama," seeks to debunk the Obama campaign's series of ads attacking presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney over his outsourcing record.

As reported by Politico, the ad features a clip of Clinton campaigning in Ohio in the 2008 primary with then-Gov. Ted Strickland by her side.

Obama "also attacked Hillary Clinton with vicious lies," the narrator says in the ad, which then cuts to Clinton accusing Obama in 2008 of spending "millions of dollars perpetuating falsehoods."

When asked by The Huffington Post, a consultant for the Romney campaign refused to share specifics on which states the ad would hit. However, a search on tracking service TVEyes showed the ad is currently running in the following markets:

  • Charlotte, N.C.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Dayton, Ohio
  • Denver, Colo.
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Grand Junction, Colo.
  • Greenville, N.C.
  • Iowa City, Iowa
  • Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Manchester, N.H.
  • Raleigh, N.C.
  • Reno, Nev.
  • Richmond, Va.
  • Roanoke, Va.
  • Sioux City, Iowa

Also on HuffPost:

Mitt Romney's Greatest Hits
Share this
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Romney Campaign Replaces Burned Truck of 'Super Fan' - ABC News

Romney Campaign Boxes Itself In On Outsourcing, Offshoring Debate

Obama and Romney Campaigns Face Off in Ohio -

Romney campaign pulls a Wawa switcheroo - First Read

Romney campaign to make health care law a 'central issue'

Romney Campaign Unleashes Coordinated Response to Court Ruling

Obama's campaign strategy compensates for tough month

Trump and Romney to Fundraise Together in NYC Tonight, but 'Dine With the ...

Romney's biggest fan gets new ride, courtesy of campaign