(Pres. Bush overnnighted in Cedar Rapids). On the morning of November 4, 2002, Pres. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush rallied with Republican candidates at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Pres. Bush visited Iowa on September
16, 2002. After arriving at Quad-City International Airport
Ill.), he proceeded to Davenport, where he spoke
on budget discipline and fiscal restraint at Sears Manufacturing
and then was the featured guest at a fundraiser for Rep. Jim Nussle in
the Starlite Ballroom at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
Pres. Bush visited Iowa on August
2002. He spoke
at the Iowa
State Fair and then
at a fundraising dinner for Gross for Governor and Republican Party of
Iowa Victory 2002 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.
On June 7, 2002, the one-year
anniversary of his
signing of the tax cut bill and the day after announcing plans for a
of homeland security, Pres. Bush spoke
and ate lunch at the World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in
Moines, Iowa, then headed back to Washington.
On tax day, April 15, 2002, Pres.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spoke
to "workers who are benefiting from the tax relief plan" at the General
Mills plant and did a fundraising dinner at the convention center for
Senate candidate Rep. Greg Ganske.
On a brief March 1, 2002 visit to
about retirement security at The Printer, Inc. in Des Moines and did a
fundraising lunch for Rep. Tom Latham's re-election campaign and the
Party of Iowa.
[Also note, on January 14 2002 Pres. Bush toured the John Deere Harvester Works in Moline, Illinois, which is right across the river from Davenport/Bettendorf].
On May 17, 2001, in one of a series of
his National Energy Policy, Pres. Bush spoke
at the Iowa Energy Center in Nevada, Iowa.
On February 28, 2001, one day after his first address to a Joint Session of Congress, Pres. Bush made a stop in Iowa as part of a five-state tour. He spoke to a panel of about ninety people at a Leadership Forum in the Old Carnegie Library in Council Bluffs.
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