How some winning presidential campaigns started
CNN unlocks its video vault of presidential campaign announcements.
April 4th, 2011
06:56 PM ET

How some winning presidential campaigns started

Take a peek inside CNN's massive library system and view archival video of winning U.S. presidential campaigns as they kicked off on television.

Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are among those featured in the video clip from CNN's video vault.

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Obama is the first candidate to officially launch a campaign for the 2012 presidential election.

View his team's campaign message, released Monday, on BarackObama.com.

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soundoff (109 Responses)
  1. JAZZ

    OMG, it was u 🙂

    April 4, 2011 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Satan

    Banasy, I know your name

    April 4, 2011 at 10:40 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy

    At this particular time, I am not having a good time, and I'm getting to the point where I'm too tired to care, so good night, all. Sleep well, Jazz and Satan.

    April 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy

    And Jazz, it was me the entire time on the board tonight....and I'm definitely not twisted....not in the way that one who know from my posts. Good night! 🙂

    April 4, 2011 at 10:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • JAZZ

      No you arent Banasy , you are twisted , good night for good this time.

      April 4, 2011 at 10:59 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Buh

    Wow u guys have taken over this blog. Is there some way you could do this elsewhere? Chatroom dialogue gives me a rash.....

    April 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Joey

    You guys are scary. Up late, just reading.

    April 4, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Gassius

    Let's fart in their general directions!

    April 5, 2011 at 4:02 am | Report abuse |
  8. banasy

    Hey, Gassius, that from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"! "I fart in your general direction". Lol, good one!

    April 5, 2011 at 8:01 am | Report abuse |
  9. Herbert

    Obama? Nahhh, I say Joey for U.S. president in 2012. banasy first woman vice president, along with Jazz and Satan as key cabinet advisers.

    April 5, 2011 at 8:47 am | Report abuse |
  10. JAZZ

    Did I pass the test ?

    April 5, 2011 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
  11. banasy

    But Herbert, you have to be Secretary of State! 😉

    April 5, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
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