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November 4, 2008 Independent groups are vying to get in the last word before the election's over, so we'll try too. Here's a litte potpourri of last-minute efforts...
October 31, 2008 Retired Texas Bishop Rene Gracida says that Catholics cannot, in good conscience, vote for Obama. Now, in a last-ditch attempt to derail Latino support for Obama, an anti-abortion crusader and anti-illegal immigration activist have teamed up to bl...
October 27, 2008 On his latest Focus on the Family Action radio broadcast, evangelical leader James Dobson says, "While I will not endorse either candidate this year...I can say that I am now supp
October 27, 2008 "Paid for by MoveOn Political Action" appears at the end of only one TV ad these days, but Move
October 23, 2008 How long does it take to go from gaffe to attack ad? Five days, based on our most recent example.
October 11, 2008 Talk about new spending.
October 9, 2008 The American Issues Project, which burst into the presidential campaign in August with multi-million-dollar attack ads tying Barack Obama to former Weatherman
October 9, 2008 Here it comes, folks. Outside groups are unleashing a giant barrage of advertising in the presidential and Senate races.
October 1, 2008 Isaac Newton told us that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. This week he's looking like a political pundit.
September 25, 2008 A campaign co-founded by U2's Bono, and backed with Gates and Google money, wants Barack Obama and John McCain to answer one question: "What will you do about global poverty and disease?"
September 25, 2008 It's not the economy, stupid. It's not even national security. It's... skin cancer.
September 24, 2008 This wasn't part of the Pickens Plan.
September 17, 2008 Update 09/17/08: Read Catholics United's latest tax return here.
September 16, 2008 Well, this ad gets points for originality. A guy with a megaphone starts ranting:"Change -- yeah politicians promise change." He's on top of a bridge and gets so worked up that he stands precariously on the edge of it, saying, "Politicians are pla...
September 11, 2008 The American Future Fund's new ad may not mention the Republican presidential nominee by name, but it sure echoes a McCain refrain.
September 9, 2008 Evangelical leader James Dobson sure took his time, but has finally come around to supporting John McCain. And last week, he put a bit of money behind his new position.
September 3, 2008 Remember all those
August 21, 2008 A nonpartisan campaign to fight global poverty and disease has a new TV ad featuring actor Matt Damon speaking with many voices.
August 12, 2008 MoveOn.org airs this ad calling calling McCain's offshore drilling proposal an ineffective "gimmick." Starting Aug. 5th, it ran in Michigan, North Carolina and on cable.
August 1, 2008 Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens explains the first part of his plan to end U.S. dependence on foreign oil: harness wind power to supply 20 percent of the nation's electricity.
July 30, 2008 MoveOn.org airs a pro-Obama ad on cable that makes "hope" sound like a contagious disease, for comic effect.
July 25, 2008 VoteVets runs an ad featuring a veteran saying that McCain would "would occupy Iraq indefinitely," against the wishes of the Iraqi people. The ad aired on cable.
July 22, 2008 Let Freedom Ring airs an ad on cable TV calling Obama "Both Ways Barack" and "worse than a flip-flopper."
July 21, 2008 Citizens United ran this ad on cable television to promote its upcoming anti-Obama film, "HYPE: The Obama Effect."
July 18, 2008 MoveOn.org ran an ad on cable criticizing McCain for his lack of a timetable for leaving Iraq.
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