May 29th, 2008
11:30 AM ET
7 years ago

Clinton launches TV ad in Montana

Clinton campaigned in Puerto Rico over the weekend.'
Clinton campaigned in Puerto Rico over the weekend.'

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton is hitting the television airwaves in Montana, five days before that state holds one of the primary season's last two contests.

The 30-second ad, called "Only One," is a largely positive spot that promotes the New York senator's plan to tackle the special interests in Washington.

"She's the only one in this campaign who voted against the Bush energy bill against six billion dollars to the oil companies, the only one taking on the insurance companies to guarantee health coverage for every American and she's the one who'll end fifty five billion dollars in giveaways to corporate special interests and cut taxes for the middle class instead," the ad's narrator states.

The American Leadership Project, a pro-Clinton independent group also launched an ad in the state earlier this week.

Montana and South Dakota hold the final two Democratic primaries next Tuesday. Barack Obama is widely viewed to have an advantage in both states.

soundoff (307 Responses)
  1. Alexander

    OBAMA 08!

    May 29, 2008 01:27 pm at 1:27 pm |
  2. shirley

    The truth is Hillary is 'the only one' who has used gender, race and religion in this primary to garner votes. The truth is Hillary started and encourages the Florida and Michigan circus in the hopes of changing the numbers in her favor. The truth is Hillary has proven herself to be a corrupt politian who will lie, change the rules and lie again to further her political career. The truth is if we want a woman President, we can and must do much better than Hillary.

    May 29, 2008 01:28 pm at 1:28 pm |
  3. yvonne

    Hmm..Obama does not have enough delegates to win without "a little help from his friends." He doesn't have the popular vote eaither. Pelosi probably is wishing she had cooked up a plot to disenfranchise Puerto Rico, Kentucky.

    She's right. This is terrible. Stop the people from voting now! Stop all of that voting!!

    May 29, 2008 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  4. demwit

    Is that another can of beer in her hand!!??

    May 29, 2008 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  5. Sharon Minnesota

    RE: Pelosi prepared to 'step in' to end race
    This is why I have abandoned the democratic party after 30 years of holding on to it's ideals of serving the people. It's no longer serving the democratic ideals and has gone to elitism and left wing liberalism. Dean, Pelosi an a whole bunch of others had this nomination planned from the beginning. They wanted a candidate who will follow the ultra liberal agenda they have been promoting from the beginning of this primary.

    Hillary Clinton has already committed to Barack Obama's candidacy and therefore has become a party loyalist. She fought hard but couldn't overcome her own fear of losing face with her party. Sorry Bill, you were good but she's gone to the dark side.

    John McCain is a moderate and a sensible lesser of the evils presented to the public in this year's election. Let's hope for the best and save the USA from the liberal elitism of this democratic party disaster. Vote John McCain in 08.

    May 29, 2008 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  6. luci

    Hillary/Billary-bow out now; pay your bills; take your meds; take Bubba and go home! NO MORE DYNASTIES!

    May 29, 2008 01:30 pm at 1:30 pm |
  7. Oregon

    I want to know where the heck she is getting the money for this continued nonsense?! Geeeeez....just imagine how she would manage our federal dollars!!!!!

    May 29, 2008 01:30 pm at 1:30 pm |
  8. enoch needles

    Hillary's Montana slogan: "MT promises!"

    May 29, 2008 01:31 pm at 1:31 pm |
  9. gl

    It is over Hilliary! Move on! Liars have no place IN THIS RACE!

    May 29, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  10. jason

    she, however, is not the only one who is very eager to lie about their motives for doing these things.

    there should be a standard trial after every presidency, to determine whether or not they kept their word, and to throw them into prision if they did not.

    May 29, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  11. john

    People don't worry about the primaries and especially the November general.

    Diebold and S.ES have already made the choice of President for you.

    Your votes will be counted as these two companies decide.

    US Democracy and Elections are the biggest joke on the planet.

    Zimbabwee has a more open and fairer and accurate election.

    Mugabee for president.

    May 29, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  12. James, SC

    The Queen of special interests pledging to attack herself?! Please, what about your 2.3 billion dollars worth of earmarks? Has she forgotten about the 600 billion-dollar giveaway she made in Iraq? Where is her gun-toting, whisky drinking, workig, hard working, hard working white people supported attitude now?

    May 29, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  13. white middle aged woman FOR OBAMA

    Clinton supporters, look up- Peter Paul vs. Clinton- find out about the campaign fraud this woman has been involved in. There sure is more to her than she wants you to know.

    May 29, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  14. Joe Texas

    Hillary is our only hope to taking back the house, Hillary is an admirable person that knows how to handle the tough decisions that need to be made, Times were good when the Clintons were in office, we had a surplus now it's all gone, Obama only knows how to do speaches, People don't trust him, You think that after going to a church for 20 years he does not share those values, He's trying to steal the election for only counting 48 states, He knows that he has less of a chance to win if they redo those states with all the names on the ballot, Clinton offered to pay for the re do of the elections and declined, He's only counting 48 states what does that tell u of him, Montana we ask that u think of all the things and see it as a hiring decision, We don't need to have the same mistake that they did in 2000 in FL, Now were stuck with all the depth from Pres Bush, thanks for the decisions the DNC makes

    May 29, 2008 01:35 pm at 1:35 pm |
  15. Eascogal

    The "Only One," hill alright! Over the HILL and not the CAPITOL HILL! Once a prepetrator always a predator with no regards to integrity, honesty, or ethics! Even New York is taking her neon lights down and shunting Hillary out of dodge.

    May 29, 2008 01:37 pm at 1:37 pm |
  16. joe

    Go Hillary!!
    The only one that can win. Obama is a joke.

    May 29, 2008 01:37 pm at 1:37 pm |
  17. Lorenzo Atlanta, Georgia

    Yes she is the only one.....The only one that will be put in jail after the trial of Peter Paul vs. Clinton trial coming this November.

    May 29, 2008 01:39 pm at 1:39 pm |
  18. Rave

    Clinton is nothing but fake talk and fake ads.
    Do whatever you want... OBAMA will be the President. (2008 – 16)
    Mr. Obama, please make sure this women doesn't dangle around for the VP position

    May 29, 2008 01:40 pm at 1:40 pm |
  19. joe

    If Liars have no place in this race why is Obama in it? Lets hear more about Chicago and how Obama cheated to win.

    May 29, 2008 01:42 pm at 1:42 pm |
  20. keith-new haven

    Hillary has spoken…………………………………………..
    “I will follow rules, only when they help me”
    “My father invented the computer while juggling 10 cats and a chainsaw”
    “No matter what I do I am always a victim”
    “I will solve global warming by keeping my mouth shut”
    “Less is always more, except when I have more than more is more”
    “Everything my husband did as president I take credit for, unless you don’t like it then it was his fault”
    “Did I say sniper fire, I meant a lipstick smear”
    “I will lower taxes but spend more and send the bill to Canada”
    “See, I can cry on cue”

    May 29, 2008 01:42 pm at 1:42 pm |
  21. George Willikers, Two Dot MT

    Obama has MT. Hillary – too little too late. We have early voting and a lot of ballots have already been cast.

    May 29, 2008 01:43 pm at 1:43 pm |
  22. Kim

    Hey BIG SKY Give her the boot... but only after a walk in the fields

    May 29, 2008 01:44 pm at 1:44 pm |
  23. starfire426, Salem VA

    Yep...she's the ONLY ONE, who doesn't know she's not the front runner in this race. Tsk, tsk.

    May 29, 2008 01:45 pm at 1:45 pm |
  24. Rick

    You Obama supporters should shut your mouths if you don't have anything good to say. All I ever hear are negative things coming from your mouths about Hillary.

    May 29, 2008 01:45 pm at 1:45 pm |
  25. going for broke

    hmm, no money, no chance of getting the nomination, continues to campaign but no one is watching or listening! kinda pathetic in a way

    May 29, 2008 01:50 pm at 1:50 pm |
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