JULY: GWB   |   DC/LC   |   LB   |   JK   |   JE   |   THK     |   RN
The Travels of Sen. John Edwards -- July 2004
Washington, DC
Fox Chapel, PA*
Fox Chapel, PA*
Cleveland, OH*
Dayton, OH*
St. Petersburg, FL*
Ft. Lauderdale, FL*
New York, NY*
New York, NY*
Beaver, WV*
Albuquerque, NM*
Raleigh, NC*
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Des Moines, IA
Chicago, IL
New Orleans, LA
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Newport Beach, CA
Orlando, FL
Hollywood, FL
Durham, NC
Washington, DC
New York, NY
Hartford, CT
Aurora, CO*
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI
(San Antonio, TX)
San Antonio, TX
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
(Boston, MA)
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
Boston, MA*
Scranton, PA*
Harrisburg, PA*
Greensburg, PA*
Wheeling, WV*
Zanesville, OH*
Note: This calender is based on campaign schedules and news accounts.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations


Tues. July 6, 2004
-At his home in Washington, DC, Edwards receives early morning call from Kerry asking him to join the ticket.  He accepts.
Edwards and family fly to Pittsburgh, PA.
-Kerrys and Edwardses overnight at the farm in Fox Chapel (near Pittsburgh), PA.

Kerry and Edwards campaign together for the first time on a four-day tour.
Wed. July 7, 2004
-Kerry and Edwards do a photo op at the farm in Fox Chapel, PA.
Flight from from Pittsburgh to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH.
-Kerry and Edwards hold a rally at Burnham Park in downtown Cleveland, OH.
Flight from Cleveland to Dayton, OH.
-Kerry and Edwards attend a rally at Riverscape Metro Park in downtown Dayton, OH.
Flight from Dayton to Clearwater, FL.
-Kerry and Edwards attend at rally at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, FL.

Thurs. July 8, 2004
Kerry and Edwards arrive Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
-Kerry and Edwards highlight their shared vision for a stronger America at the Jet Center, Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Flight from Ft. Lauderdale to NY.
-Kerry and Edwards attend the Kerry/Edwards Victory 2004 Concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY.  ($)

Fri. July 9, 2004
-Kerry and Edwards attend a Kerry/Edwards Victory 2004 breakfast receptions at Pier 94 in New York, NY.  ($)
Flight from NY to WV.
-Kerry and Edwards attend a "New Team for a New America" rally at Beckley/Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beaver, WV.
Flight from WV to Albuquerque, NM.
-Kerry and Edwards attend a "New Team for a New America" rally at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM.

Sat. July 10, 2004
Kerry and Edwards arrive mid-afternoon at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Raleigh, NC.
-Kerry and Edwards Attend a "New Team for a New America" rally at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.

Sun. July 11, 2004

Mon. July 12, 2004
WDC, no public events.

Tues. July 13, 2004
WDC (addresses Senate Democratic Caucus).

Wed. July 14, 2004
-Rally on the west steps of the Capitol in Des Moines, IA.  First solo campaign appearance.
-Kerry/Edwards fundraiser reception at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, IL. ($)

Thurs. July 15, 2004
-Makes first stop on the campaign's "Front Porch Tour" [home of Donald and Charmaine Carrerer--he's a a BellSouth service manager, in Gentilly] in New Orleans, LA.
-Attends a town hall meeting at Letter Carriers Hall in New Orleans, LA.
-Kerry/Edwards fundraiser reception at the Intercontinental Hotel in Houston, TX. ($)

Fri. July 16, 2004
Arrives LAX mid-morning.
-Early evening Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 reception at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. ($)
-Keynote address at Southwest Voter Registration Education Project 30th Anniversary dinner at the Universal City Hilton and Towers in Los Angeles, CA.

Sat. July 17, 2004
stop at at the Good Stuff Restaurant in El Segundo, CA.
-Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 luncheon at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach, CA.  ($)

Sun. July 18, 2004
-Speaks to the congregation at St. Mark AME Church in Orlando, FL.
-Fundraiser at the Windham Palace Resort in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando area), FL.  ($)
-Fundraiser at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood (near Fort Lauderdale), FL.  ($)
Arrives Raleigh-Durham International Airport late evening.
   Note: Elizabeth Edwards made her first solo appearance at a dinner at Haley Farm in Clinton, TN.

Mon. July 19, 2004
-Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 reception at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, NC.  ($)
-"Front Porch Tour" visit to home of Mayor Bill Bell in Durham, NC.
Departs Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Tues. July 20, 2004

Wed. July 21, 2004
-Fundraiser at the Maritime Hotel in New York, NY.  ($)
-Fundraiser at Crobar in New York, NY.  ($)

Thurs. July 22, 2004
-Luncheon fundraiser at the Goodwin Hotel in Hartford, CT.  ($)
Arrives Denver International Airport, Denver, CO late afternoon.

Fri. July 23, 2004
-Kerry and Edwards kick off the "America’s Freedom Trail" tour at Parade Grounds, FitzSimmons Campus in Aurora, CO.
Edwards departs Denver for Milwaukee, WI.
-Fundraiser at 1451 Renaissance Place in Milwaukee, WI.  ($)

Sat. July 24, 2004
-Rally at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Milwaukee, WI.
To San Antonio, TX, arrives early evening.

Sun. July 25, 2004
-Visits YouthBuild teens at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in San Antonio, TX.
-Fundraising brunch at Aldaco's Mexican Food Restaurant in Sunset Station in San Antonio, TX.  ($)
To Raleigh, NC.

Mon. July 26, 2004
-Speaks at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, NC.
(Cancels planned speech at North Carolina Agriculture and Technology State University in Greensboro, NC because of concerns over voice).

Tues. July 27, 2004
-Edwards and wife Elizabeth attend a hometown sendoff at Piedmont Hawthorne Gate 25.5 in Raleigh, NC; arrive in Boston, MA.

Wed. July 28, 2004
-Delivers speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA.

Thurs. July 29, 2004
-North Carolina breakfast, several other state caucus breakfasts, Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA.

"Believe in America" tour
Fri. July 30, 2004
-Kerry and Edwards kickoff their "Believe in America" tour with a morning rally at Langone Park in Boston, MA.  -travel by bus
Kerrys and Edwardses make much publicized stop at Wendy's to mark the Edwardses 27th wedding anniversary, in Newburgh, NY.
-Kerry and Edwards rally at Courthouse Square in Scranton, PA.
-Kerry and Edwards rally at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, PA.

Sat. July 31, 2004
-Kerry and Edwards rally at Greensburg Train Station in Greensburg, PA.
-Kerry and Edwards rally at Heritage Port in Wheeling, WV.
-Kerry and Edwards rally at Muskingum County Courthouse in Zanesville, OH.

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