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Christie: NRA ad with Obama daughters 'reprehensible'

Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blasted the NRA for an ad mentioning President Obama's daughters, calling it "reprehensible." "I think it's awful to bring public figures' children into the political debate. They don't deserve to be there," the Republican said at a Trenton news conference. "For any of us who are public figures, you see that kind of ad and you cringe."


N.R.A. Attacks Obama in Video

A Web video published by the gun rights group suggests that the president is an “elitist” because his two daughters have protection while he opposes posting armed guards at schools.


4 Pinocchios for Mitt Romney’s misleading ad on Chrysler and China


...The ad also comes on the heels of Mitt Romney’s mistaken claim in a speech last week that Chrysler was moving Jeep production to China — a statement immediately denied by the auto manufacturer. Yet the story apparently was too good for Romney to give up, because the ad repeats the claim, tweaked slightly to make it more accurate.


Battlegrounds: Northern Va. holds key

Retiree Robert Stevens says he turns off the television when the attack ads appear, and he hangs up the phone when it's a presidential campaign calling. At this point, he says, "I don't know who I am going to vote for."


The Influence Industry: Obama lead raises questions about super PAC strategy

Have conservative groups bungled their chance to help defeat Barack Obama? Fueled with tens of millions of dollars in unlimited contributions, a network of GOP super PACs and nonprofit groups began the year with heady talk of bringing down President Obama with a ceaseless barrage of attack ads.


Obama the cage fighter and Romney the delicate puncher

The "Romney for president" folks keep promising a new, supercharged phase of the campaign that will launch their stalled candidate on a trajectory straight to the White House.

Senh: It's a good summary of some of the recent attack ads.


New Obama ad hits Romney on China

Just a day after Romney went after Mr. Obama for allegedly not cracking down on China's economic "cheating," the president's re-election campaign is rehashing is attempting to cast doubt on his credibility on the subject. "Mitt Romney? Tough on China? Romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping U.S. manufacturing jobs overseas," says a narrator in the thirty-second spot, entitled "The Cheaters," which is set to air on television in nine battleground states.


Focus group likes ads that go after Obama in a nice way

Republican pollster Frank Luntz got together a group of deeply disaffected voters from around the Charlotte area Monday and several who voted for President Obama four years ago said they now intend to vote for Mitt Romney or are open to that possibility.


Romney pushes on with discredited welfare attacks

Mitt Romney claims he's got a winner with his criticism that President Barack Obama is giving welfare recipients a free ride. Never mind that aspects of his argument against the Democrat are factually inaccurate....


Romney slams Obama for 'divisive' campaign

Mitt Romney blasted the tone of President Obama's campaign, charging his rival with running a "divisive" race.


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