John Edwards for President

30 sec. ad to run in the Washington, D.C. media market and on the John Edwards website and YouTube, May 2, 2007.

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Person 1: President Bush isn't listening to us.
Person 2: It's time to end the war.

Person 3: Congress passed a plan to end it.
Person 4: And bring our troops home.

Person 5: But the President vetoed it.

Person 6: We want Congress to know
Person 7: We are with you.
Person 8: Don't back down to President Bush.
Person 1: Send him the same bill again and again.

Person 9: We the people
Person 9: Will stand with you.
Person 2: Because stopping a President who believes he can do no wrong
Person 1: -- takes people with courage to do what's right.

John Edwards: I'm John Edwards and I approve this message.


Notes:  This is the Edwards campaign's first ad.  According to the press release, the ad "features regular Americans calling on Congress to stand up to President Bush and send him the same Iraq funding bill again and again until he signs it and brings the war to an end." 

The campaign sought contributions from supporters to run this ad.  It was featured on the front of the campaign's website with the message that, 

"We're rushing this ad onto the airwaves in Washington, D.C. where every member of Congress, their entire staff, and the whole national press corps will get the message loud and clear.  But we need your help.

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