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Negative Campaigning

GOP Plans Half-Million Hit On Obama, Dems

Politico | Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For months, GOP operatives spoke with dread of the prospects of running against Barack Obama in the fall. But after weeks of controversies over his fo...

The New York Times' Political Suicide Pact

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

The Times editorial board's attitude ignores the evidence that negative, fear-inducing advertising actually has far better civic effects than positive, enthusiastic ads.

Obama Expands Rapid Response Team To Battle Swift-Boating

Newsweek | Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is planning to expand its research and rapid-response team in order to repel attacks it anticipates over his ties to 1960s radical ...

Barack Obama: Clinton Slayer

Will Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Will Bower

This was no subtle statement, but Barack Obama allowed its venomous message of generational-warfare to spread until it had built for him his now-solid base of angry, cynical, Clinton-hating support.

Obama Camp Lays Ground For Negative Attacks

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***STORY UPDATES BELOW*** The Obama camp appears to be laying ground for pushing back against Hillary Clinton's latest campaign attacks, even if that...

Clinton Camp: When Obama Attacks, Media Applaud

The Page | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obviously angry communications director on conference call with reporters says: "I think it is true that every time the Obama campaign in this campai...

Marc Cooper

Huckabee Melting: Attacks Negative Campaigning With Negative Ad | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Des Moines, Iowa - In what is likely to be remembered as one of the more bizarre moments of this campaign season, embattled GOP presidential candidate...