Highlights on the Road to the White House
|Wed. Jan. 1|
|Thurs. Jan. 2||Sen. John Edwards announces on the "Today" show from his home in Raleigh, NC and in a subsequent press conference that he is filing papers to establish presidential exploratory committee.|
|Fri. Jan. 3|
|Sat. Jan. 4|
|Sun. Jan. 5|
|Mon. Jan. 6||-Rep. Dick Gephardt files papers establishing a presidential
committee (issued statement
on Jan. 4).
-RNC announces New York City as site for 2004 convention.
|Tues. Jan. 7||Sen. Tom Daschle rules out a 2004 presidential run in a statement and press conference.|
|Wed. Jan. 8|
|Thurs. Jan. 9|
|Fri. Jan. 10|
|Sat. Jan. 11|
|Sun. Jan. 12|
|Mon. Jan. 13||Sen. Joe Lieberman announces his candidacy at Stamford High School in Stamford, CT.|
|Tues. Jan. 14|
|Wed. Jan. 15|
|Thurs. Jan. 16|
|Fri. Jan. 17|
|Sat. Jan. 18||-Gov. Dean, Rep. Gephardt and Sen. Kerry at the Linn County
Sustaining Club Banquet in Marion, IA.
-Anti-war demonstrations in Washington, DC and San Francisco.
|Sun. Jan. 19|
|Mon. Jan. 20|
|Tues. Jan. 21||-Rev. Al Sharpton files
papers at the FEC establishing exploratory committee.
-NARAL Pro-Choice America dinner commemorating the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, in Washington, DC. All six announced Democratic candidates--Dean, Edwards, Gephardt, Kerry, Lieberman and Sharpton--speak.
|Wed. Jan. 22|
|Thurs. Jan. 23||Sen. Bob Graham announces he will have surgery the week of February 3 to replace a damaged valve in his heart; he had planned to announce his candidacy on February 3.|
|Fri. Jan. 24|
|Sat. Jan. 25|
|Sun. Jan. 26|
|Mon. Jan. 27|
|Tues. Jan. 28||President Bush delivers State of the Union address.|
|Wed. Jan. 29||RNC Winter Meeting, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC Jan. 29-Feb. 1.|
|Thurs. Jan. 30||RNC Winter Meeting, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC Jan. 29-Feb. 1.|
|Fri. Jan. 31||-RNC Winter Meeting, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC
-Sen. Graham has surgery to replace his aortic valve.
Copyright © 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.