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Presidential Hopefuls Woo Voters with Holiday Ads

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Presidential Hopefuls Woo Voters with Holiday Ads

Election 2008

Presidential Hopefuls Woo Voters with Holiday Ads

Presidential Hopefuls Woo Voters with Holiday Ads

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Presidential candidates are campaigning over the holidays in Iowa and New Hampshire, with several doing "feel good" ads. Those states kick off the primary voting season on Jan. 3 and Jan. 8, respectively. Political analysts say that leaves candidates with no time to reinvent themselves or rearrange their message if things don't go well.

Democratic analyst Dan Payne and Republican analyst Todd Domke discuss with Scott Simon how campaigning over the Christmas holidays could reshape the 2008 presidential race.