Clare Foran, The Atlantic – May 19, 2016
The effort must be all consuming. Now that Donald Trump is the last man standing in the Republican presidential race, Democrats are searching for the best way to convince voters he should never be allowed to set foot in the White House. Hillary Clinton and her allies seem to believe that using his own words against him will prove effective. The question is, Why would that work now when it hasn’t worked so far?
Nick Corasaniti, New York Times – May 17, 2016
A stark white background. Unfamiliar faces. Now-familiar phrases reducing women to their body parts. Priorities USA, the Democratic “super PAC” supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is kicking off its advertising for the general election on Wednesday with a new ad, titled “Speak,” that usesDonald J. Trump’s own statements against him to depict him as a misogynist and unworthy of the White House. It is strikingly similar to a commercial broadcast in March by Our Principles PAC, a Republican group that sought unsuccessfully to derail Mr. Trump’s march toward the party’s nomination.
Mark Hensch, The Hill – May 10, 2016
A super-PAC aligned with Hillary Clinton is slamming Donald Trump’s past remarks on women in a new ad. Correct the Record released the clip on Monday, highlighting the presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s own words.
Chris Cillizza, Washington Post – March 10, 2016
The forces rallying to stop Donald Trump’s march to the Republican presidential nomination have one last chance: They need to keep the real estate mogul from winning the winner-take-all delegate hauls in Ohio and Florida on Tuesday. With so much on the line, I reached out to Katie Packer, who runs Our Principles PAC, the primary anyone-but-Trump vehicle, to pick her brain about how you solve a problem like The Donald. Our conversation — conducted via email and edited only for grammar — is below.
Anne Gearan, Washington Post – March 5, 2016
Moderate Republican women and independents would be a key audience for the message that Trump has a demonstrated history of sexism and hostility toward causes and policies important to women, including paid family leave and equal pay. But Brock’s remarks Saturday are aimed at rallying Democratic women behind Clinton as she works to secure the Democratic nomination.
Lisa Hagen, The Hill – December 4, 2015
The super-PAC backing Carly Fiorina’s presidential bid is running a new ad touting former Hewlett-Packard CEO as a political outsider. CARLY for America, the super-PAC that cannot legally coordinate with Fiorina’s presidential campaign, launched a $1 million TV and radio ad campaign in New Hampshire and Boston that will run the ads for a week starting Friday. The TV buy, which is the first major one for the super-PAC, is nearly $850,000 and the radio buy costs more than $177,000.