Obama for America

"Three Bedroom Ranch"
30-second ad run on national cable and broadcast in all 50 states during the Olympics starting Aug. 18, 2008 (announced Aug. 15).

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[Music] Male Announcer: It begins with a plan.

A plan to build.

A plan to put hard working Americans first.

Barack Obama.

He’ll put the middle class ahead of corporate interests to…

Grow the economy.

End tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas.

Help businesses that create jobs here.

Invest in education.

Cut taxes for working families.

And make energy independence an urgent national priority.

Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama and I approved this message.

Notes: This ad was released on the day that Obama outlined his "New Energy for America Plan" in a speech in Lansing, MI.  McCain campaign spokesman Tucker Bounds responded with this statement:

Notes: The video in the background of this ad is speeded up footage of a house being constructed.