PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

PBS NewsHour

How They Did It: Political Tactics That Helped Obama Win

Clip: 11/07/2012 | 9m 41s

President Obama secured a second term by building a massive ground game to move voters, and by running negative ads early in the campaign. Judy Woodruff talks to the Washington Post's Philip Rucker, The Wall Street Journal's Carol Lee and Slate's Sasha Issenberg about which tactics worked or failed in the costly 2012 elections.

Aired: 11/07/12

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?