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Obama Promised In 2008 He Would Not Run Negative Ads

President Obama has taken heat for the negativity of his 2012 campaign. In an April 2008 speech, Obama promised to not run negative ads saying it "was a different time" that required "a different kind of campaign." He later ran many negative ads against John McCain.

Posted on July 30, 2012, at 9:40 a.m. ET

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