2 N.C. political ads in running for awards

January 20, 2009

2 N.C. political ads in running for awards

Published: Wed, Jan. 21, 2009 12:30AM

Modified Wed, Jan. 21, 2009 01:23AM


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Two North Carolina political ads from the past year are finalists for national awards.

One commercial is for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, and it features the endorsement by former Marine Ilario Pantano, who was initially accused of killing two suspected Iraqi insurgents. The charges were later dropped when a military tribunal found there was no credible evidence.

The ad was created by Rotterman & Associates, the Raleigh-based political consulting firm. It is one of three finalists for Republican congressional candidates.

Another finalist is the rocking chair ad run by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee against Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole.

That ad featured two elderly men at Bynum General Store in Chatham County speculating on whether Dole was 92 or 93.

The men were actually referring to effectiveness ratings and the percentage of time she voted with President Bush — not her age.

The rocking chair ad was produced by Squier Knapp Dunn Communications of Washington. It is a finalist in the category of state candidate races.

The winner of the Reed Awards will be announced in Washington on Thursday.


Hagan sues Dole on ad

October 31, 2008

As the campaign for U.S. Senate enters its final days, Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole is raising religion as an issue, and her Democratic challenger Kay Hagan is fighting mad.


Elizabeth Dole makes stop in city

October 30, 2008

By Jim McNally | Statesville R&L
Published: October 30, 2008

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole is rolling out the big guns — in the form of a big bus — in her effort to hold off Democratic rival state Sen. Kay Hagan and keep her seat for a second term.

Joined by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, Dole made Statesville a stop on her campaign’s “Elizabus Tour” on Wednesday afternoon. She was greeted by a crowd of about 200 supporters at the Iredell County Republican Party headquarters.

Dole in Taylorsville, Wilkesboro, Boone

October 30, 2008

It’s that time of year again and the Dole campaign is out on some late election rallies.  Elizabeth Dole, Richard Burr, and Secretary Jack Kemp are making their way across the fifth district.   Though many rallies are planned these are the only one’s we attended.   If you have photos or stories you’d like to share from other places email us at ncfifthdistrict@yahoo.com .  Click on or NC05 Photos flickr page link to see all the photos in the right bottom corner.


Update: http://jeffreysykes.wordpress.com/2008/10/29/dole-in-wentworth/

Godless Fundraisers?

October 30, 2008

Kay Hagan: Godless Promises?

October 30, 2008

Dole, Burr, Foxx, McCrory at FCGOP

October 29, 2008

Look who is coming to Winston-Salem Senator Elizabeth Dole Senator Richard Burr Rep. Virginia Foxx Mayor Pat McCrory and others you will want to see!

Wednesday, October 29th from 12:00 to 1:00 PM at
Forsyth County GOP Victory Office
2110-D Cloverdale Ave. Winston-Salem, NC (336) 724-6000