Santorum readies ads in Arizona
February 15th, 2012
01:40 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum readies ads in Arizona

(CNN) - Rick Santorum's presidential campaign says they're going to hit Arizona airwaves with campaign commercials.

The campaign told CNN that they will begin running TV ads in Arizona on Thursday. The state, along with Michigan, is next up in the primary and caucus calendar, with both holding primaries on February 28. While Arizona's 29 delegates are winner take all, the 30 delegates at stake in Michigan will be divided proportionally.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Arizona • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
Bachmann heads to South Carolina, post-Iowa
January 1st, 2012
01:38 PM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann heads to South Carolina, post-Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – After Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, Michele Bachmann will head to South Carolina followed by New Hampshire, the next states to vote on the road to the White House, the Bachmann campaign confirmed to CNN.

The travel plans are further evidence the congresswoman from neighboring Minnesota is planning to forge on with her campaign, whatever the outcome in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses and despite her low poll figures in national and state wide surveys.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Michele Bachmann • New Hampshire • South Carolina
Santorum goes up with first paid ad
December 15th, 2011
03:01 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum goes up with first paid ad

(CNN) - Rick Santorum is going up with the first TV commercial in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

A senior Santorum campaign aide tells CNN that the ad will run statewide in Iowa Thursday, hours before the final GOP presidential debate prior to the Hawkeye State's Jan. 3 caucuses. At the same time, a newly created independent super PAC supporting the former Pennsylvania senator's run for the White House says they are airing a spot on Iowa TV.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Debt ceiling ad wars forge on
July 29th, 2011
02:54 PM ET
3 years ago

Debt ceiling ad wars forge on

Washington (CNN) - The ad wars over the debt ceiling crisis continued Friday, with another conservative group issuing a spot over President Barack Obama's handling of the ongoing negotiations.

Americans for Prosperity, an independent political advocacy group that supports Republican causes and candidates, said it will spend $1.3 million to run ads on national cable and broadcast television in the 2012 battleground states of Florida and Ohio for five or six days.  The group was co-founded by the well-known, conservative Koch brothers.
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Filed under: Crossroads GPS • Debt • Deficit • President Obama
Obama 2012 names political director
President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters May 12, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois.
June 9th, 2011
08:23 AM ET
4 years ago

Obama 2012 names political director

(CNN) – The Obama re-election campaign will announce its political director Thursday, CNN has learned.

That person, Katherine Archuleta, will be the first Latina to hold the position on a major presidential campaign, a source close to the campaign notes to CNN.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
Rollins wants Palin allies for Bachmann
June 8th, 2011
10:42 AM ET
4 years ago

Rollins wants Palin allies for Bachmann

Washington (CNN) – Veteran Republican campaign strategist Ed Rollins, who signed on to steer Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's looming presidential bid, said his recent criticism of Sarah Palin is not part of an electoral strategy.

Rollins told Fox News' Brian Kilmeade that Palin, who is considering a run for president, has "not been serious over the last couple of years."
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Filed under: 2012 • Michele Bachmann • Sarah Palin
October 30th, 2010
07:33 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama does cable

(CNN) - Some cable television viewers will see a commercial from President Obama beginning Saturday.

The 30-second spot, paid for by the Democratic National Committee, will air on MSNBC and BET and features a speech by the president that lays out the stakes in Tuesday’s election, according to a Democratic Party source.
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Filed under: 2010 • Ads • DNC • President Obama