January 11th, 2008
05:59 PM ET
1 year 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
soundoff (181 Responses)
  1. LOL!

    I hear Hillary is really a transplant from the planet Omicron Persei 8. That's why she has no 'emotions' and no 'soul'. I mean, did you even SEE a tear when she 'cried'? Coincidence? I think not. No emotions. No soul. Not human. Everyone, spread this around! America, no, the world has to know!!!!

    January 12, 2008 01:12 am at 1:12 am |
  2. Abiskar,MA

    Please make me clear Obama, What really is change all about? Make me clear about change thing.
    Hillary08

    January 12, 2008 01:16 am at 1:16 am |
  3. LOL!

    JohnS,

    Thank you for the 'reality check'!

    You people enthralled with Hillary are bizarre. Do you really think the other 1/3 of the country (Independents and Republicans) would cross the aisle and vote for yet another term of a scandal-ridden Clinton Presidency?

    January 12, 2008 01:22 am at 1:22 am |
  4. LOL!

    "The facts are that, Hillary has a track record in politics and has contributed, whther you accept it or not. What is Obama's history or track records?"

    Gee, is that track record you speak of in the senate...or as First Lady?
    Please read this article from the New York Times, maybe you could learn a thing or two: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/26/us/politics/26clinton.html?ref=us

    "In seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, Mrs. Clinton lays claim to two traits nearly every day: strength and experience. But as the junior senator from New York, she has few significant legislative accomplishments to her name. She has cast herself, instead, as a first lady like no other: a full partner to her husband in his administration, and, she says, all the stronger and more experienced for her “eight years with a front-row seat on history.”

    January 12, 2008 01:26 am at 1:26 am |
  5. halcyon24

    He hasn't fooled me either. I saw the piece on his 'granny' on CNN. Seems like he's only visited once in his whole life. And the interview was more on granny's rememberance of Obama's absent father instead of Obama himself because she doesn't even know Barack Heussin Obama. He really ought to be thoroughly and completed disgusted with himself. While millionaire grandson continues to promote his ideas, without plans, of change for the better for all people of all races, etc, etc, etc. granny is still sitting on a dirt floor shucking corn. I'm not saying bring to our wonderful land here, but build the woman a decent place to live and some food for christ's sake. Pathetic.

    January 12, 2008 01:28 am at 1:28 am |
  6. Reeny

    Thank God my vote is my power!!! I 'd defiantely excercise my civil right with a clear conscience. Go Hillary!!!

    January 12, 2008 01:47 am at 1:47 am |
  7. Steven Bengtson Sr.

    Go Hillary! I will not vote for the unqualified.

    January 12, 2008 01:55 am at 1:55 am |
  8. Sophie

    35 years of exerience and she just NOW finds her voice?

    Obama '08

    January 12, 2008 02:24 am at 2:24 am |
  9. sabrina

    HILLARY we're with you 100%! Taking it all the way to the White House in November.
    She has plans, she has substance, she has strength.
    She is not all flowery talk.
    Talk is cheap they say.

    January 12, 2008 02:36 am at 2:36 am |
  10. madeline mason

    with the world as it is i think with hillary she has a good record and i think people in america should relise that here in uk we are having it tough so begrateful for a woman who could change al the way things have become there for one thing it be god to see her do things right for a change we have had a woman priminister and she did nothing but help her self and toes with money bt my opion is go for it hillary i am 100% for you even though m in uk .
    woman of the world should beleive in them selves and hlp give her a boost as she will need it with obama his lost words and promises are noting he needs to come over and run for our priministership he get plenty ere with people they love faulse hopes .

    madeline of manchester uk.

    January 12, 2008 02:47 am at 2:47 am |
  11. madeline mason

    go for it hillary you have my support in what you are trying to acheive i never thought that woma could thin of voting for a man who gives faulse words and has never had a god tracke recored for one thing i dont see obama helping the low class people of america , but i can see hilary clinton doing it as she has a very good tracke record and you now here in u we have had obs go left right and centre here most of our companies have gone abroad so now the britis peole are suffering so i tink you are very lucky to have her to mae tings right for your country .
    if any ting dont ever vote for a man they give out they do things but when it comes down to it it is faulse , we have had several years of promises and got o where , we have had a woman primisiter and she did noting but help the rich and left thoes who was por with oting am disabled and struggling alot on what i get from the goverment here even to pay bills, live on, what i say is ake sure you get a woman presidant in the wite house she wil make alot of diffrence , she has a good track record and can make a diffrence so women in usa mae it for her to do right by yu give hert that chance i will support her all the way 100% because i beleive woman can do better than a man and we thin of others beside's our selves good luck hilary.

    madeleine mason
    UK

    January 12, 2008 02:58 am at 2:58 am |
  12. Santa Cruzen

    Hillary All the Way:
    Ready for Change!
    Ready to Lead!!!

    January 12, 2008 03:11 am at 3:11 am |
  13. alex

    I think she is going for the Princess Diana look. Look at the hair style. Anyhow I wonder why is she still married to Bill? If she truly represents the women's voice then she should divorce him. He cheated on you Hillary! Where is your dignity? Be a woman, stand up for yourself!

    January 12, 2008 03:15 am at 3:15 am |
  14. lorenzo

    I totally agree with John S. People don't get caught up in the hype. We do need
    change but not the same Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Clinton. Choose carefully.

    The fruit does not fall far from the tree Bushs, and the Clintons over 24 years
    of presidency the same old politics no change. Please choose carefully.

    January 12, 2008 03:17 am at 3:17 am |
  15. alex

    Lets fake up folks!

    January 12, 2008 04:13 am at 4:13 am |
  16. Steve H.

    Stop all the crap and look at what the candidates have done while in office. And make judgments on there records not sombody's biased opinion of them. look at there accomplishments and there failures then make an informed decision. Anyone can stand and say I will do this and that but just what have they done for the people of this country.

    January 12, 2008 04:14 am at 4:14 am |
  17. ABC!

    Maybe she should start speaking with a Spanish accent in Nevada:

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees her sometimes Southern accent as a virtue.

    "I think America is ready for a multilingual president," Clinton said during a campaign stop at a charter school in Greenville, S.C.

    The New York senator — who said she's been thinking about critics who've suggested that she tried to put on a fake Southern accent in Selma, Ala. — noted that she's split her life between Arkansas, Illinois and the East Coast.

    Clinton added a Southern lilt to her voice last week when addressing a civil rights group in New York City headed by the Rev. Al Sharpton. On Monday, dealing with a microphone glitch at a fundraiser for young donors, she quoted former slave and underground railroad leader Harriet Tubman.

    EVERY HILLARY SUPPORTER SHOULD WATCH HER ON YOUTUBE DOING ANYTHING TO GET VOTES IN THE SOUTH…SHE WOULD MAKE THEM SO PROUD…HA HA!!

    January 12, 2008 04:16 am at 4:16 am |
  18. CC

    Some people think they must win the nomination at all cost. Even if it means distorting the records of others, showing extreme emotion to court sympathy.
    This election is not about gender and race. It is about the destiny of the nation and if this country doesn't rise above these, we may be voting based on our emotions and not from sound judgement.

    January 12, 2008 04:27 am at 4:27 am |
  19. MS

    Marcie January 11, 2008 8:23 pm ET

    I am an Obama supporter, however; I was not specifically against Clinton until lately. The negative tactics being used by Clinton and her husband are depressing. It is a sign that she just simply will not unite our country like Obama will. He has remained poised and calm as of yet, and I expect him to for the rest of the campaign. I have always liked Bill Clinton but the remarks he made in the speech made him appear desperate and irritated, just as Hillary has appeared to me for the past week or so. It is not only unappealing- It is also scary. We need Obama's poise and dignity. We don't need a president who frantically does whatever it takes to repair an image and get ahead. Also, I think we've seen enough of a president who cares more about winning than about uniting our country and our world. Obama will improve our standing with the rest of the world and he will improve our domestic conditions! VOTE OBAMA AND WE WILL SEE THE CHANGE WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!!!
    __
    MARCIE,
    I agree with you; however, judging from the nasty remarks, Obama has no chance of winning anyway.
    PLEASE SUPPORT JOHN EDWARDS. PLEASE DON'T LET THE CLINTONS WIN THIS PRIMARY WITH RACE BAITING AND DIRTY TRICKS.

    January 12, 2008 04:44 am at 4:44 am |
  20. mark wilkes barre pa

    SARA,,,,, I was going to write those very words lol

    January 12, 2008 05:29 am at 5:29 am |
  21. mark wilkes barre pa

    Anti republican ,,,, what does your comment have to do with this story ? Go back in Thou's closet , clothest thy door and seeth the dark,,,,geese,," some here just need to lighten up" , < ( that was a joke Anti-rep if you didnt get it ),,,People please, dont fall for the same old trickery this time around,, we all need better , This is the primaries. Take this opportunity to really get to see and know who your candidates are before you jump on the band-wagon. We are a country in times of change. Mabey not the "change some Dem / Reps are talking about, but change in a sense that we are at the cross-roads of what direction our country goes fowards into the future.

    January 12, 2008 05:55 am at 5:55 am |
  22. Sheila McC

    I didn't even see any tears???? What Tears??? its SOOOO hard for her – what the hell does she know about the ordinary guy or gals problems – she been living in mansions paid for by the tax payer for 35 years (almost) and eats with silver cutlery every day – when is the last time she did laundry or grocery shopping?

    Why is JOHN EDWARDS not seen as an alternative???

    January 12, 2008 06:58 am at 6:58 am |
  23. Alex

    For the very least I am sure that Se Clinton will never 'Vote' to support any action to 'Change' a country TOTALLY, after she declared that she is in opposition to it. ...

    No wonder some out there feel that it’s the best choice for someone else to ‘unite’ this country. He gained your trust by declared that he is in opposition to the war, and yet voted for financial support to push the ‘Changes’ and changed other’s homeland totally.

    Great ‘UNITY’ for America, and gigantic ‘CHANGES’ for country out there… Yes! ‘CHANGE We Can Believe In'. Cause he already shown it to all of us.

    January 12, 2008 07:23 am at 7:23 am |
  24. karl

    mr clinton, this is not the time because you are going to pay for it in big s.c.

    January 12, 2008 07:58 am at 7:58 am |
  25. John Snow

    in order to implement change, which is Obama's fight song, you need a plan . So far he has not provided any specifics. I still believe that the best candidate to get something approaching sanity in the white house is Hillary. I would definitly, at this time, support a run by Obama after Hillary's term expires.

    January 12, 2008 08:11 am at 8:11 am |
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