Political ads

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Graves Ad Attacks Bachmann On Closed Paper Mill

Democrat Jim Graves is attacking Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann with a new TV ad featuring workers who lost their jobs at a Sartell paper mill.

09/19/2012

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Democrat Reserves $800K Of TV Time In Minn.’s 2nd District

Democrat Mike Obermueller’s campaign is reserving almost $800,000 worth of time on Minneapolis-St. Paul TV airwaves as he attempts to unseat Republican Rep. John Kline.

07/13/2012

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President Obama Unveils Hard-hitting Campaign Ad

President Obama has a new campaign ad that sharply attacks Republican candidate Mitt Romney

05/14/2012

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Scott Walker Running Anti-Barrett Ads, Ignores Falk

A tracker of campaign advertising says Republican Gov. Scott Walker is only running attack ads against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and not his rival Kathleen Falk.

04/13/2012

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Reality Check: The Truth About Those Wis. Political Ads

Millions of dollars have been spent in the air war to win Wisconsin’s controversial recall elections. But is what you’re seeing even true?

08/04/2011

Good Question: Can Politicians Lie In Their Ads?

If you put together commercials for cereal or flu medicine, you can’t distort or mislead. But if you’re crafting a political ad, it seems like all bets are off. So, can politicians lie in their campaign commercials?

10/11/2010

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DeBlog: Why Do Political Ads Purposely Distort?

How can politicians put together commercials that are full of distortions and lies? Why do politicians and advocacy groups create such ridiculous commercials? Don’t they feel guilty distorting the truth just to scare voters into getting on board with their positions?

09/30/2010

HINESight with guest host Steve Thomson – 9/10/10

Stevie T. fills in for John and takes a page from the Morning Show.  Steve speaks with Star Tribune entertainment and pop culture columnist John Rash about the astounding TV numbers for Thursday night’s NFL […]

09/10/2010

HINESight with guest host Esme Murphy – 9/8/10

Esme is talking politics and focusing on Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District race.  She speaks with both challenger Tarryl Clark and incumbent Michele Bachmann.  And which city did Budget Travel recently call the coolest small town […]

09/09/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/4/10

Two former Hooters waitresses have the opportunity to continue their weight discrimination case against the company after a judge dropped a motion to dismiss the cases.  Dr. Karen Gail Lewis joins the program to talk […]

09/05/2010

John Willlliams 8-13-10

Bill Hillsman of Northwoods Advertising on negative political ads Who would steal a Hugo mom’s truck and her daughter’s wheelchair To help Kristin, you can go to her Facebook page and let her know. Bill […]

08/13/2010

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