Negative Political Ads

Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Republican presidential candidate Barack Obama (R) have both drawn criticism for negative comments during the 2012 presidential campaign, which seems to be growing increasingly nasty. (Credit: CBS)

Presidential Race Turning Increasingly Ugly, But Will It Matter?

Racial undertones, nasty accusations – in just the past few days, the 2012 presidential campaign has taken what appears to be a caustic turn. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at what was said and what it means.

CBS 2–08/15/2012

Photo Of Cook County Clerk David Orr (County Clerk Photo)

Clerk Blasts Negative Campaign Ads

Orr calls them a turnoff for voters, sees limited turnout.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Negative Political Ads

The negative political ads for next month’s election are driving Walter Jacobson crazy. And he says, it’s a bad thing for voters to hear nothing but bad news in these precious few weeks before the election.

CBS 2–10/12/2010