Campaign Media Analysis Group

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 5/23/11Prominent Republicans are just beginning to declare their intentions to run for president, but it is a Democratic group that is making headlines because of an attack ad. This week’s Ad of the Week is sponsored by Priorities USA Action and criticizes several Republicans’ stance on Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 5/16/11

New Hampshire will hold the first Republican presidential primary next January, but it has already become the focus of several candidates who are looking to gain an advantage in a very open field for conservatives. This week’s Ad of the Week highlights two lesser known candidates, Fred Karger and Andy Martin, and their very different campaign ads…

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 4/4/11:

In the wake of President Barack Obama’s re-election announcement, conservative groups are already laying the groundwork to battle the president in 2012. This week’s Ad of the Week brings up what is sure to be a major talking point for the Republicans in the year to come: healthcare.

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 2/28/11In January 2007, Mitt Romney kicked off the 2008 Presidential Election by being the first candidate to air a campaign ad. Now, slightly later in the cycle than Romney, the first candidate in the 2012 Presidential race is on the air. Sponsored by Andy Martin, a “little-known presidential hopeful,” this week’s Ad of the Week revisits the President Barack Obama citizenship rumor that claims he was not born in the United States.

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 2/7/11The first campaign ad for the 2012 Presidential Election aired on TV last September and called for Hillary Clinton to run for the White House. Clinton, however, had nothing to do with the ad and repeatedly stated she has no intention of running. William DeJean, a dentist from Chicago, told CNN that he aired the ad because he doesn’t “think this country is headed in the right direction” and Clinton is “the most qualified.” A group took similar action with this week’s Ad of the Week with an ad that endorses Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for president…

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 1/31/11:  Although House Republicans fulfilled their campaign promise to vote to repeal the healthcare reform law on January 19th, their vote will likely have little impact on the country’s healthcare due to the Democratically-led Senate. However, a recent ruling from a federal judge in Florida took this one step further and declared  the reform law unconstitutional. This week’s Ad of the Week is a series  of pro-repeal web ads sponsored by America, Inc…

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 1/31/11Although House Republicans fulfilled their campaign promise to vote to repeal the healthcare reform law on January 19th, their vote will likely have little impact on the country’s healthcare due to the Democratically-led Senate. However, a recent ruling from a federal judge in Florida took this one step further and declared the reform law unconstitutional. This week’s Ad of the Week is a series of pro-repeal web ads sponsored by America, Inc

Check out the latest issue of The Grid to learn which political campaigns spent the most money on TV advertising and find out where their ads are airing.

Check out the latest issue of The Grid to learn which political campaigns spent the most money on TV advertising and find out where their ads are airing.

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 1/24/11:  With Republicans calling for the federal budget to return to 2008 levels, spending and the  deficit are just two issues President Barack Obama is expected to  address in his State of the Union speech. Meanwhile, groups are  continuing their campaigns to end to earmarks and reign in  out-of-control spending. Taxpayers Against Earmarks is a nonpartisan group that monitors government spending and sponsored this week’s Ad of the Week…

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 1/24/11With Republicans calling for the federal budget to return to 2008 levels, spending and the deficit are just two issues President Barack Obama is expected to address in his State of the Union speech. Meanwhile, groups are continuing their campaigns to end to earmarks and reign in out-of-control spending. Taxpayers Against Earmarks is a nonpartisan group that monitors government spending and sponsored this week’s Ad of the Week…

CMAG’s Ad of the Week for 12/13/10:  As the Senate readies for a test vote on extending the Bush tax cuts and the accompanying deal negotiated by President Barack Obama, some issue groups and members of both parties are continuing their fight against the compromise. This week’s Ad of the Week features another Progressive Change Campaign Committee ad that again uses a clip of Obama speaking in 2008 at an Indiana campaign rally about how these tax cuts “still offend my conscience.” The ad is running in Indiana and Washington, DC markets…