In the Loop: campaign


Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2013

For pollsters, pols and pundits, 2016 is just around the corner

A new University of New Hampshire poll has come out with good news for Paul, Christie and Hillary Clinton.

By Al Kamen  |  12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign 2016

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Campaign cash frenzy never ends

Candidates already working for the 2014 campaign.

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign fundraising, 2014 elections, Kay Hagan, Mark Warner, Jim Inhofe, Jim risch, John Hoeven, Roy Blunt, Bill Huizenga, Tom Reed, Disneyworld, Universal Studios, Obama, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Loop Quote of The Week

This week goes to Mitt Romney, lamenting that campaigns keep repeating claims long after they’ve been debunked by fact-checkers.

By Al Kamen  |  03:57 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, campaign ads, welfare ad, Glenn Kessler, Pinocchio, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Obama campaign and the hemp connection

Hemp legalization advocates point out a scarf being sold on the campaign store is made of a cotton/hemp blend, though hemp can’t be grown in the United States.

By Al Kamen  |  01:46 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hemp, Marijuana, legalize, Obama: Obama campaign store, Monique Pean, scarf, china, Vote Hemp, Ron Wyden, Rand Paul, Ron Paul, Barney Frank, Dana Rohrabacher, Dr. Bronner, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Super Pac ad idea: easy as pie

Now we find out how the political admen always find the perfect people who happen to say the perfect things in those ads.

By Al Kamen  |  04:25 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, ad campaign, Jeremiah Wright, Joe Ricketts, Mitt Romney, Obama, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, Inthe Loop

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Obama campaign fires up coal industry

The 2012 campaign Web site had neglected to give include coal as part of Obama’s “All of the above” energy policy. Now it does.

By Al Kamen  |  02:19 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Obama website, Clean coal, coal industry, coal, felon, West Virgiinia, West Virginia primary, energy, fuel efficiency, campaign, Obama re-election 2012, Ben LaBolt, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Burma aide says Suu Kyi win a shocker

A Burmese presidential adviser says the landslide victory of pro-democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi surprised the ruling party.

By Al Kamen  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi, elections, landslide victory, Aung San, George Washington, Nelson Mandela, Hillary Clinton, Clinton 2008 campaign, Mark Penn, Loop Campaign Guru of the Week Award, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Sarah Palin ‘radiated sensuality,’ says Arlen Specter

IN THE LOOP | In his new memoir, Arlen Specter writes of his close encounter with Sarah Palin on the McCain campaign bus.

By Al Kamen  |  04:18 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sarah Palin: Arlen Specter, McCain campaign, McCain campaign bus, radiated sensuality, Palin's skirt, Life Among Cannibals, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Karl Rove blasts Obama campaign video

The former Bush adviser blasts the campaign video for inaccuracies, but . . .

By Al Kamen  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Karl Rove, Bill Clinton, Wall Street Journal, Osama bin Laden, Obama, Obama campaign documentary, Obama campaign film, Greg Sargent, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Has Mitt Romney put Arizona in play for 2012?

GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s anti-immigrant rhetoric may put Arizona’s 11 electoral votes in play in a state where Latinos are about 20 percent of eligible voters.

By Al Kamen  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, John McCain, President Bush, Latinos, Arizona, Latino voters, Fox News, Pete Wilson, Kris Kobach, Richard Carmona, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop, Dream Act, Arizona battleground, Obama campaign

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Mitt Romney’s candidate jeans, the delegate dance, and Jeb Bush is funny (read-this roundup)

In this morning’s Loop roundup, we learn the calculation behind Mitt Romney’s jeans, explore the race for delegates, and discover Jeb Bush’s funnybone.

By Emily Heil  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, GOP campaign, presidential election