Mike Bloomberg featured Obama in some of his ads….
Joe Biden will now do the same for his chances in the Super Tuesday state’s primaries…
A good many of those states will have a Lot of Black voters who have fond memories of President Obama, who had one Joe Biden as his Vice President…
Biden may not have as much money as other candidates…
But his Ace maybe his ex-boss, the nation’s popular 44th President….
Joe Biden’s campaign is launching advertising in Super Tuesday states — but the small ad buy leaves the former vice president significantly outmatched by most of his Democratic rivals as 14 states prepare to vote on March 3.
The buy, details of which were shared first with POLITICO, primarily targets Southern states voting next week with ads touting the former vice president’s relationship with former President Barack Obama.
The campaign is airing a television ad that features Obama praising Biden in early 2017, when Obama awarded his right-hand man the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The ad will air in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia on shows and stations “that overperform with African American viewership,” according to the campaign — a constituency that Biden’s team believes remains a strength for their campaign and a decisive force in the Democratic nominating process.
In North Carolina and Texas, the campaign will run radio ads saying Biden will build on the work of the Obama-Biden administration, and the campaign is running digital ads in California, North Carolina and Texas. An announcement from the campaign said the advertising is to “encourage early voting” in those eight states; an aide declined to share an exact figure attached to the buy.
“Joe Biden has built the broad and diverse coalition that we know it will take to beat Donald Trump, and these resources will allow us to continue to bring the Vice President’s message to the voters that we know make up the base of our party,” Molly Ritner, Biden’s director of Super Tuesday states, said in a statement….