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Sarah Bufkin

American Crossroads Ad Uses Video of Woman Without Her Approval | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

An American Crossroads ad running in several states features several close-up shots of a Chicago woman now saying that she was never consulted as to w...

Mitt Romney: Gordon Gekko or Thurston Howell?

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

How revealing was his recent Liberty University commencement speech, in which he describes the dreams and challenges we all face as "ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed ... investments won, investments lost ... elections won, elections lost."

Election Monitor: Obama Campaign Sets Out to Define Romney

Steve Lombardo | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Steve Lombardo

In the last 10 days, team Obama has gone on the offensive, using a two-pronged issue strategy: one economic, and one social, that for about 48 hours put the Romney campaign on its heels.

Alter: "Smear Gap" Between McCain And Obama

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is hardly the nastiest campaign in recent memory. But it's not shaping up as the "civil" contest that both candidates promised either. Instead, w...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Running Tough Economy Ad In Colorado | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Barack Obama ad airing in Colorado contrasts John McCain's sunny economic outlook with working people's serious problems. "How Can John McCain Fix T...

Hands Off Obama

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

If the barbs against the Obama keep up at a steady rate, McCain won't even need a strategy -- all he'll need to do is keep his mouth shut. Leave the swift-booting of Obama to the Repugs.

RNC Goes Green In First Major Obama Attack Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The RNC is using its financial edge to get out front with an Obama attack ad in battleground states, the Washington Post reports: The Republican Na...

RNC Plans Obama Attack Ads In Four Battleground States

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An independent arm of the Republican National Committee plans to spend $3 million on an ad campaign contrasting GOP presidential ca...

Obama Bracing For Race-Based Ads

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A presidential candidate who's named Hussein and wears a turban? A building that's called the White House but run by a black guy? ...

GOP Won't Say If Wright Will Be In Attack Ads

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is kind of fun: Check out how Republican National Committee chair Robert Duncan bobbed, weaved, ducked, and dithered when asked directly by repo...

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...