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The Travels of Sen. John Edwards -- September 2004
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Hughestown, PA
Kingston, PA
Norristown, PA
Springfield, OH*
bus tour, day 1...
Green Bay, WI
Wausau, WI
Stevens Point, WI
(Stevens Point, WI)
bus tour, day 2...
Newport, WI
Waukesha, WI
(Sheboygan, WI)
(Sheboygan, WI)
Milwaukee, WI
St. Paul, MN
Kalamazoo, MI
Chillicothe, OH
Bloomington, IL
Clarksburg, WV
Orono, ME
Nashua, NH
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Canton, NC
Detroit, MI
(Santa Fe, NM)
Santa Fe, NM
Tucson, AZ
Reno, NV
Oregon City, OR
Portland, OR
(Parkersburg, WV)
bus tour, day 1...
Parkersburg, WV
Athens, OH
bus tour, day 2...
Portsmouth, OH
Huntington, WV
Louisville, KY
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenixville, PA
Johnstown, PA
Raleigh, NC
Cincinnati, OH
(Cleveland, OH)
Cleveland, OH
Tampa, FL
Orlando, FL*
Miami, FL
Columbia, SC
Davenport, IA
Cedar Rapids, IA
(Washington, DC)
Washington, DC
Detroit, MI
Lewiston, ME
(Manchester, NH)
Manchester, NH
New York, NY
(New York, NY)
Pittsburgh, PA
Newark, NJ
East Brunswick, NJ
Weirton, WV
(Washington, DC)
Columbus, OH
(Columbus, OH)
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Note: This calender is based on campaign schedules and news accounts.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations


Wed. September 1, 2004
-Front porch visit (actually backyard visit) with several workers laid off from the Techneglas plant in Pittston, hosted by Mike Scalzo at Washington Terrace and Division Street in Hughestown, PA.
-Holds Rally for a Stronger America at Kirby Park in Kingston, PA.

Thurs. September 2, 2004
-Hosts a town hall at the George Washington Carver Community Center in Norristown, PA.
-Kerry and Edwards hold a midnight rally at Heritage Center of Clark County in Springfield, OH.

Fri. September 3, 2004
Two-day "A Stronger America Begins at Home" Wisconsin Bus Tour
Note: For the stops he pulls over to the side of the road, gets up on a pickup truck w/ a PA system, and gives brief speeches.
-Attends rally at Bay Beach Park in Green Bay, WI.
Stops in Shawano and Wittenberg, WI.
-Holds at town hall meeting at The Chatter Box in Wausau, WI.
-Holds rally at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, WI.
Overnights in Stevens Point.

Sat. September 4, 2004
Stop in Briggsville, WI.
-Town hall meeting with rural and small town families at a dairy farm in Newport (near Wisconsin Dells), WI.
Stop in Columbus, WI.
-Rally at the fairgrounds of the Waukesha County Expo Center in Waukesha, WI.
Overnights in Sheboygan.

Sun. September 5, 2004
Day off with family at Blue Harbor Resort (indoor waterpark); overnights in Sheboygan.

Mon. September 6, 2004
-Attends a front porch discussion at the home of Craig and Katie Tinsen at Libby Court in Oak Creek (suburban) Milwaukee, WI.
-Addresses St. Paul Trades and Labor Assemblyís Annual Labor Day Picnic at Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul, MN.
-Attends a Labor Day block party at Bronson Park in Kalamazoo, MI.

Tues. September 7, 2004
Arrives Port Columbus Intíl Airport in Columbus, OH.
-Holds Rally for a Stronger America in front of Ross County Courthouse in Chillicothe, OH.
Departs Port Columbus Intíl Airport in Columbus, OH.
-Attends a DNC fundraiser at the home of Dave and Leigh Anne Dorris in LeRoy (Bloomington), IL.  ($)

Wed. September 8, 2004
-Attends a town hall meeting at Fairmont State University in Clarksburg, WV.
-Rally on the mall at the University of Maine in Orono, ME.

Thurs. September 9, 2004
Surprise stop at Dysart's Truck Stop in Hermon, ME.
Flight Bangor to NH.
-Holds a town meeting at Daniel Webster College's Mario J. Vagge Gymnasium in Nashua, NH.
Departs Manchester International Airport for Washington, DC.
-Attends Kerry-Edwards 2004 Victory Fund reception at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.  ($)
-Attends a Kerry-Edwards 20004 Victory Fund reception at the home of Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Smith Bagley in Washington, DC.  ($)

Fri. September 10, 2004

Washington, DC - no public events.
Sat. September 11, 2004
-Addresses the prayer breakfast at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 34th Annual Legislative Conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Sun. September 12, 2004
-Travels to Western North Carolina communities affected by flooding from the tail end of Hurricane Frances in Canton, NC.
-Attends Laborfest Detroit 2004 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI.
Overnights in Santa Fe, NM.

Mon. September 13, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe, NM.
-Rallies at Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, AZ.
-Rallies on the Quad in front of Morrill Hall at the University of Nevada-Reno in Reno, NV.

Tues. September 14, 2004
-Town hall meeting in Randall Hall Gymnasium at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, OR.
-Attends a DNC fundraiser at the Benson Hotel (originally scheduled for the Roseland Theater) in Portland, OR.  ($)
Flight to Parkersburg, WV.

Wed. September 15, 2004
Two-day West Virginia, Ohio Bus Tour ("Stronger America Begins at Home")
-Jobs discussion in the Activities Center at West Virginia University-Parkersburg in Parkersburg, WV.
Stops at Harmar Tavern in Marietta, OH.
Stops, speaks from the back of pick up truck to the United Steel Workers Association Local 5668 (aluminum plant) at Paul Rusen Hall in Ravenswood, WV.
Stops in Pomeroy, OH.
-Evening rally at Ohio University's Baker University Center in Athens, OH.

Thurs. September 16, 2004
Stops to address workers and residents at Boilermakers Local Union 150 (Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant) in Piketon, OH.
-Rally at Roy Rogers Esplanade in Portsmouth, OH.
-Bus tour ends with a rally at Tri-State Airport in Huntington, WV.
-from this event came the photo of crying 3-year-old Sophia Parlock on top of shoulders of father Phil Parlock after the Bush-Cheney sign she was holding was ripped up
Flight to Kentucky.  impromptu rally at the airport
-Addresses Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 fundraiser at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY.  ($)

Fri. September 17, 2004
 - no public events
Sat. September 18, 2004
 - no public events

Sun. September 19, 2004
-Addresses Bright Hope Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA.
-Speaks at a campaign block party on Second Avenue in Reeves Park in Phoenixville, PA.
-Evening rally at Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA.

Mon. September 20, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at the Raleigh Convention & Conference Center Complex in Raleigh, NC.
-Holds a community gathering at the Bond Hill Recreation Center in Cincinnati, OH.
Evening flight Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport to Cleveland Hopkins Int'l Airport.

Tues. September 21, 2004
-Addresses the City Club of Cleveland at the Intercontinental Hotel and Conference Center in Cleveland, OH.
-Holds a town hall meeting "Fighting for Affordable Healthcare" at National Association of Letter Carriers Branch Number 599 in Tampa, FL.
-Kerry and Edwards rally at TD Waterhouse Center in Orlando, FL.

Wed. September 22, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at the Caleb Center in the Liberty City area of Miami, FL.
-Holds a welcome back event at the MLK Community Center in Columbia, SC.
-Fundraiser at the Capital City Club in Columbia, SC.  ($)

Thurs. September 23, 2004
Fills in for Sen. Kerry who has a cold/laryngitis...
-Holds a conversation with women and their families on "Fighting the War on Terrorism" at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, IA.
-Evening rally at US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, IA.
To Washington, DC.

Fri. September 24, 2004
Washington, DC - no public events.

Sat. September 25, 2004

Sun. September 26, 2004
-Addresses New St. Paul Tabernacle Church in Detroit, MI.
-Holds a town hall at the City of Lewiston Memorial Armory in Lewiston, ME.
Overnights in Manchester, NH.

Mon. September 27, 2004
-Holds a town hall at Victory Park in Manchester, NH.
Departs Manchester Airport.
(Note: Edwards had been scheduled to attend a mid-afternoon Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 fundraising reception at the Providence Biltmore Hotel in Providence, RI, but he refused to cross a firefighters' picket line).
-Attends a DNC fundraiser at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York, NY.  ($)
-Attends a fundraising reception at private residence in New York, NY.  ($)
Overnights in New York, NY.

Tues. September 28, 2004
-Town hall meeting at Carnegie Mellon University's Wiegand Gymnasium in Pittsburgh, PA.
-Community gathering at Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ.
-Attends a fundraising reception at the Hilton Hotel in East Brunswick, NJ.  ($)

Wed. September 29, 2004
Arrives Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township, PA.
-Holds a town meeting "Stronger At Home More Respected In The World" at Weirton Conference Center in Weirton, WV.
Departs Pittsburgh International Airport; overnights in Washington, DC.

Thurs. September 30, 2004
-Rally following the first presidential debate at Genoa Park in Columbus, OH.
Overnights in Columbus, OH.

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