Girl in Clinton Ad Supports Obama In a now-famous Hillary Clinton campaign ad, a young girl sleeps while a phone rings in the dead of the night at the White House. The message: Clinton will keep her safe. But the ad used stock footage of a child — and she's now turning 18 and voting for Barack Obama.
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Girl in Clinton Ad Supports Obama

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In a now-famous Hillary Clinton campaign ad, a young girl sleeps while a phone rings in the dead of the night at the White House. The message: Clinton will keep her safe. But the ad used stock footage of a child — and she's now turning 18 and voting for Barack Obama.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

It's 3 a.m., and do you know who's in your ad? Apparently, the Clinton campaign didn't in its now-famous TV spot showing a young girl sleeping while a phone rings in the dead of night at the White House. The message: Hillary Clinton will keep her safe.

The ad used stock footage of a child, who, as it happens, is turning 18 and voting for Barack Obama. Yesterday, Casey Knowles told ABC the ad was, quote, "fear-mongering."

It's MORNING EDITION.

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