January 11th, 2008
05:59 PM ET
2 years ago

Clinton launches new ad in Nevada and South Carolina

 Clinton is up with a new ad in Nevada and South Carolina.
Clinton is up with a new ad in Nevada and South Carolina.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Democrat Hillary Clinton launched a new ad in Nevada and South Carolina Friday that seems designed to show a softer side of the New York senator.

The 30-second spot called "Listen" features clips from Clinton's victory speech in New Hampshire and is set to music that sounds straight of out NBC's The West Wing.

“Over the last week I listened to you and in the process I found my own voice," Clinton is shown saying. "You helped remind everyone that politics isn’t a game. This campaign is about people. About making a difference in your lives. It’s time we had a president who stands up for all of you.”

– CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney


Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Nevada • South Carolina
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  1. everistus etafo

    politics is not a game she say,but i guess anything to get a win is ok.talk is so cheap.what did they do when they had the chance to change things in 8yrs of her husbands leadership? all i remember is the scandal.pls give others a chance for real change let not rob america of a chance to be greater.

    January 11, 2008 08:48 pm at 8:48 pm |
  2. Jose Card - Independent

    “Over the last week I listened to you and in the process I found my own voice," Clinton is shown saying. "You helped remind everyone that politics isn’t a game. This campaign is about people. About making a difference in your lives. It’s time we had a president who stands up for all of you.” – Hillary.

    http://www.newsweek.com/id/81600

    You will find what 'game pieces' you and I are for the Clintons in this article.

    January 11, 2008 08:55 pm at 8:55 pm |
  3. Dara

    How true a statement. Hillary is the ONLY candidate in HISTORY that has dedicated as much time, money, and efforts for family, women, veterans, children, PEOPLE. They ALL talk about it, but SHE really has walked the walk. Obama has great intentions, but he's just not ready yet, perhaps in a term or two. The republican candidates are old news and there will be no real changes if any are elected. I find it amazing that a woman is FINALLY running for President, she is by FAR the most qualified, and we still deal with the sexist comments and comparisons. A man with the same experience and qualifications would be expected to run for President. If she doesn't win, every person (especially every woman) in this nation that doesn't vote for her should be ashamed of buying into the subtle anti-woman leadership brainwashing that society has been drilled into our heads. It's not about voting for a woman, it's about voting for the ONLY candidate that is really in the position of making real POSITiVE changes that this country so desperately needs.

    January 11, 2008 08:55 pm at 8:55 pm |
  4. Louis McKenzie

    I Like ambitious agressive women who know how to be and are proud to be women. What I love and would love to see more of is that Senator Hilary Clinton does not have to be one of the guys to win. She can be herself an intelligent powerful woman with insight clarity and vision. In 2004 I wroe the senator and asked her to run for President because in my heart and mind she was much more capabale of Beating George Bush than Senator Kerry. However she did not feel she was ready. Well timing is key. I wish her luck if she had listened she would be going into her second term now.

    January 11, 2008 08:56 pm at 8:56 pm |
  5. Scripted

    Ha ha, first of all EVERYTHING Hillary does is scripted.

    Second of all she just now remembered that politics isn't a game. Haven't Barack being chanting that since day one?

    Second now I have Hillary talking about "asking the hard questions". Something else she got from Barack. Does this woman not have a mind of her own.

    Honestly, I would vote for anybody before I voted for Hilllary aka Ms. Scripted.

    January 11, 2008 08:57 pm at 8:57 pm |
  6. Joseph

    Hillary Clinton is the best prepared Democrat candidate to seek the Party's Presidential nomination in years. She is educated, remarkably articulate, and highly experienced in international affairs and domestic issues from her days of being in the White House as well as currently serving in the US Senate. The people of this country still have not learned a lesson from the election of George W. Bush to the highest office in this country. Before being elected President of this great Republic, he was a moron, poorly or inadequately educated, and remarkably inarticulate.

    He was inadequately educated and has even taken pride in saying he was a "C" student in college and now has Ph.D.'s working for him. This kind of simpleton did not deserve to be a President. He was poorly educated because his father managed to see to it he passed through a university without having to work for required grades. Anyone with a degree knows that universities require students to have at least a "B" gpa in their majors. He is remarkably inarticulate to the point of embarassment revealed in Presidential press conferences when he stumbles and grasps at the same trite phrases even when they have nothing to do with the questions posed.

    This country is in a mess due to this ignorant man. The country still hasn't learned that experience is necessary to handle the office of President. Instead, they look for cosmetic issues as the basis for their votes. They treat a Presidential election like it was another "American Idol" contest. Unfortunately, the voters are going to continue to make the same mistakes over and over until they learn the hard way – from painful experience – that they need to actually look at what the candidates stand for, and how experienced they are.

    If Obama wins the Democratic nomination, he will fail to carry a single sounther or western state. He will not be able to carry many midwestern states which will give the election to the Republican nominee regardless of who he is. Obama is simply too inexperienced to be President. If he is elected like George Bush was, he will make an equal mess of the Presidency.

    January 11, 2008 08:58 pm at 8:58 pm |
  7. charlotte

    I have been married for 44 years, you think my husband and I don't talk. Hillary does not strike me as the kind of woman who just stands by and doesn't voice her opinion. I'd be willing to bet there have been some heated discusions between these two on polictical decisions, not to mention the other thing. Two for the price of one, what a deal..............

    January 11, 2008 09:01 pm at 9:01 pm |
  8. aj huntington ny

    you notice hillary only said politics is a game when she was losing the "game". when she lost iowa, suddenly she called it a game.

    January 11, 2008 09:08 pm at 9:08 pm |
  9. Linda

    In the past I have been a loyal GOP; however in this election I would vote for Barack Obama!

    January 11, 2008 09:13 pm at 9:13 pm |
  10. andrew k

    i was looking through my couch for some loose change today and "found my voice", it was amazing...

    January 11, 2008 09:15 pm at 9:15 pm |
  11. GKahlon

    H.Clinton had no contribution towards the economy in 90's. Her major contribution was the botched health care reform program in nineties or inviting rich people to stay in Lincoln bedroom in White House for cash. She must not shamelessly seek votes based on who she is married to. An astronaut's wife does not automatically qualify to be the best suited to go on a mission to the Space. The famous tear moment happened because the Hillary defeat in New Hampshire loomed large at the time- she was not crying at the thought she would not be able to serve this country. She changes her statements,speeches and votes in Senate according to the situation. How many positions she has taken so far on Iraq, immigration and health care? You do not want a Clinton dynasty after the Bush dynasty. She sounds like the Bush administration (defending itself on Iraq policy and questioning patriotism of everybody who criticizes it) when she adopts "holier than thou" attitude by saying that only she can take on the Republican nominee in the general election. Senator Obama does not resort to pandering like her. He is not a divisive and polarizing political figure like her. And now all the right minded Democratic party heavyweights are begnining to support Senaotor Obama. Even the governor of SC who is a Republican had great things to say about Senator Obama's broad appeal. He can win the general this year. Go Barrack Go! The masses are with you!!!!

    January 11, 2008 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  12. California Lady

    Hillary supporters really need to wake up and start reading about Hillary and what she is really like. Look and read about how she was when she was the First Lady and see what people really thought of her, and I mean those that worked with her and were privy to things I'm sure she doesn't want brought up in this campaign.
    Just go to http//www.newsweek.com/id/81600 and read it all. Your eyes will surely be opened.
    We are in trouble in this country now but if you vote Hillary Clinton in, you are just asking for the same thing all over again.
    It is time to give someone like Obams a real chance to turn this country around.

    January 11, 2008 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  13. Jake, California

    I don't know what to say about Hillary!

    January 11, 2008 09:22 pm at 9:22 pm |
  14. s.positive

    Amazing how folks are so cheap to buy this 35 years experience. sounds like very few have the common sense to figure things out...

    January 11, 2008 09:39 pm at 9:39 pm |
  15. Joe

    Yeah. Listen. She "found her voice". Ask yourself what that means.

    January 11, 2008 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  16. Denise

    Do you really think she meant is that literally?
    Don't you think she meant she found her voice in terms of this election?
    That's the way I see it, but then I'm not trying to find something negative to say about her.

    January 11, 2008 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  17. John

    Most of the comments on this blog are myopic. Now I understand why everyone one of you wants to have Obama has president.

    January 11, 2008 09:55 pm at 9:55 pm |
  18. KC

    Obama for America 2008.

    January 11, 2008 09:59 pm at 9:59 pm |
  19. Kess

    Yes, she found her voice. All these years she has been the voice for others. Now she found her voice and realised that it is okay to be human and vulnerable. She doesn't have to put on tough exterior anymore, she can be herself and let poeple see her for herself and at the same time work to help others. Satisfied?
    Go Hillary. Stay true to yourself. 100% behind you.

    January 11, 2008 10:01 pm at 10:01 pm |
  20. tina

    I admire Hilary,when i heard she was running i was so glad that finally someone with so much dedication and passion that trully wants change is running for president,but with recent developments she just another male politician singing about her 'experience' and would do anything for votes.Hell has no fury as a woman scorned!

    January 11, 2008 10:04 pm at 10:04 pm |
  21. Jose

    Did she throw in a cackle and a tear?

    January 11, 2008 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm |
  22. UNITE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

    Is my 7:50 pm (ET) post "still awaiting moderation"?

    Thanks!

    January 11, 2008 10:09 pm at 10:09 pm |
  23. JOY

    How can Barrack Hussein Obama take care of american people when his grandmother in kenya is living in poverty and doesn't even own a tv to watch this election?
    l dont trust obama period. too slick and talks like a pimp.

    January 11, 2008 10:17 pm at 10:17 pm |
  24. Amy

    8 years of pillow talk does not qualify as experience. The only thing she tried was health care and that failed.

    January 11, 2008 10:20 pm at 10:20 pm |
  25. Mati

    I am sick to comment on some of the above posts that show how close minded ignorant jerks some of you are.

    Hillary'08!

    January 11, 2008 10:32 pm at 10:32 pm |
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