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The Travels of Sen. John Edwards -- October 2004
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Huber Heights, OH
Erie, PA
(Chautauqua, NY)
Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua, NY
(Cleveland, OH)
Parma, OH
Cleveland, OH
West Palm Beach, FL
Greensboro, NC
(New York, NY)
New York, NY
Bayonne, NJ
Montclair, NJ
(Weehawken, NJ)
Scranton, PA
Royal Oak, MI
(Southfield, MI)
Detroit, MI
Saginaw, MI
(Milwaukee, WI)
West Allis, WI
Maple Grove, MN
(Des Moines, IA)
Newton, IA
Kansas City, MO
(Denver, CO)
Denver, CO
Burbank, CA
San Francisco, CA
(Medford, OR)
Medford, OR
Eugene, OR
Portland, OR
(Sioux City, IA)
Sioux City, IA
Council Bluffs, IA
Des Moines, IA*
(Des Moines, IA)
Mentor, OH
Arnold, MD
Annapolis, MD
(Washington, DC)
Miami, FL
(Daytona Beach, FL)
Daytona Beach, FL
Gainesville, FL
Tallahassee, FL
(Fort Myers, FL)
Fort Myers, FL
Haverford, PA
Philadelphia, PA
(Salem, NH)
Windham, NH
Eau Claire, WI
Hibbing, MN
(Akron, OH)
bus tour...
Canton, OH
New Philadelphia, OH
Steubenville, OH
W. Burlington, IA
(Burlington, IA)
bus tour...
Muscatine, IA
Iowa City, IA
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
Boynton Beach, FL
Plantation, FL
Jacksonville, FL
(Lake Buena Vista, FL)
Orlando, FL
St. Petersburg, FL
(Cincinnati, OH)
bus tour...
Cincinnati, OH
Dayton, OH
Lima, OH
(Toledo, OH)
Toledo, OH
Racine, WI
Dubuque, IA
(Minneapolis, MN)
Minneapolis, MN
Reading, PA
Wilkes Barre, PA
(Clearwater Beach, FL)
Clearwater, FL
Kendall, FL
Cocoa, FL
(Duluth, MN)
Duluth, MN
Indianola, IA
Davenport, IA
(Onalaska, Wi)
La Crosse, WI
Muskegon, MI
Raleigh, NC
Williamstown, WV
(Marietta, OH)
Marietta, OH
Bangor, ME
Daytona Beach, FL
(Jacksonville, FL)
Jacksonville, FL
Greensburg, PA
Columbus, OH
Waterloo, IA
(Minneapolis, MN)
St. Paul, MN
Des Moines, IA
Cincinnati, OH
Pensacola, FL
Pompano Beach, FL
(Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Tampa, FL
Orlando, FL
Boston, MA
Note: This calender is based on campaign schedules and news accounts.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations


Fri. October 1, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Wayne Booster Community Center in Huber Heights (Montgomery County; Dayton suburb), OH.
-Rallies at Liberty Park in Erie, PA.
Arrives in Chautauqua, NY.

Sat. October 2, 2004
-Debate prep. at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY.   -attorney Bob Barnett as Cheney and attorney Andy Pincus as moderator Gwen Ifill.

Sun. October 3, 2004
-Debate prep. at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY.

Mon. October 4, 2004
-Debate prep. at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY.
Arrives late afternoon at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, OH.

Tues. October 5, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Schaaf Community Center Theatre in Parma, OH.
-Accompanied by Elizabeth Edwards, participates in the Vice Presidential Debate in Veale Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
-Post-debate rally at the Wade Oval Ellipse at University Circle in Cleveland, OH.

Wed. October 6, 2004
-Holds a rally at the Palm Beach Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL.
-With Elizabeth Edwards attends a welcome home rally at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, NC.
Overnights in New York, NY.

Thurs. October 7, 2004
Appears on "Live with Regis and Kelly" at WABC- TV studios in New York, NY.
With Elizabeth Edwards appear on "The View" at ABC studios in New York, NY.
-Holds a town hall on homeland security at Cape Liberty Port in Bayonne, NJ.
-Attends a fundraising dinner at the home of cosmetics businesswoman Bobbi Brown in Montclair, NJ.  ($)
Overnights in Weehawken, NJ.

Fri. October 8, 2004
-Holds a rally at the Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, PA.
-Attends a pre-debate fundraiser at the Royal Oak Theater in Royal Oak (Oakland County), MI.  ($)
Overnights in Southfield, MI.

Sat. October 9, 2004
-Rallies at Detroit Urban Lutheran School in Detroit, MI.
-Rallies at Ojibway Island Park in Saginaw, MI.
Overnights in Milwaukee, WI.

Sun. October 10, 2004
Attends services at the Greater New Birth Baptist Church in Milwaukee, WI
Appears on the Sunday morning news shows (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and FOX) from Milwaukee, WI.  (before or after church?)
-Speaks to a group of working women at The Little Cafe in West Allis (Milwaukee), WI.
-Rallies at Maple Grove Senior High School in Maple Grove (Minneapolis metro area), MN.
Overnights in Des Moines, IA.

Mon. October 11, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Newton High School in Newton, IA.
-Holds a rally at Barney Allis Plaza in Kansas City, MO.
-Attends a fundraiser at the home of personal injury attorney Jim Bartimus in Kansas City (Leawood), MO.  ($)
Overnights in Denver, CO.

Tues. October 12, 2004
-Rallies at Adams City High School fieldhouse in Commerce City (Denver suburb), CO.
-appears on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in Burbank, CA.
-Attends a fundraiser at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, CA.  ($)
Makes an unannounced stop by the UNITE HERE Local 2 picket line at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA.
Overnights in Medford, OR.

Wed. October 13, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Medford Veteran's Memorial Armory in Medford, OR.
-Rallies at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR.
-Holds a pre-debate rally at Pioneer Courthouse Park, then watches the debate at hotel, in Portland, OR.
Overnights in Sioux City, IA.

Thurs. October 14, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at Morningside College's George M. Allee Gym in Sioux City, IA.
-Holds a town hall meeting at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, IA.
-Attends a fundraiser at the Hotel Fort Des Moines in Des Moines, IA.  ($)
-Joins with Elizabeth Edwards, John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry to rally at Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.
Overnights in Des Moines, IA.

Fri. October 15, 2004
Arrives Burke/Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, OH.
-Holds a town hall on education with women and families at Mentor High School gymnasium in Mentor (Lake County), OH.
Flight to BWI; delayed in Ohio by about three hours due to plane trouble.
-Participates in a community gathering at Anne Arundel Community College's Jenkins Gymnasium in Arnold, MD.
-Attends a fundraiser hosted by former MDP Chair Wayne Rogers at his home in Annapolis.  ($)
Overnights in Washington, DC.

Sat. October 16, 2004
Arrives Miami International Airport.
-Holds a community gathering/block party at Buccaneer Park in Miami Gardens in Miami, FL.
Flight to Daytona Beach International Airport.  Overnights in Daytona Beach, FL.

Sun. October 17, 2004
-Addresses the Greater Friendship Baptist Church in Daytona Beach, FL.
-Holds an early vote rally at the University of Florida's North Lawn in Gainesville, FL.
-Holds an early vote rally at Florida A&M University's Coleman Library in Tallahassee, FL.
Overnights in Fort Myers, FL.

Mon. October 18, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting on health care at Centennial Park in Fort Myers, FL.
-Holds a town hall meeting on health care at Haverford College' Field House in Haverford, PA.
-Rallies at Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 hall in Philadelphia, PA.
Overnights in Salem, NH.

Tues. October 19, 2004
-Holds a town hall meeting at the Castleton Conference Center in Windham, NH.
-Rallies at McPhee Physical Education Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI.
-Rallies at Hibbing Memorial Building “The Arena” in Hibbing, MN.  ("first visit of either campaign to the Iron Range in Minnesota.")
Late night arrives Akron-Canton Airport.  Overnights in Akron, OH.

Wed. October 20, 2004
Sen. Edwards does a bus tour in northeast and eastern Ohio.
-Hosts a community meeting at Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, OH.
-Rallies at Quaker Stadium, Woody Hayes field in New Philadelphia, OH.
-Conversation with steelworkers and their families at United Steelworkers Local 1190 in Steubenville (Jefferson County), OH.
To Iowa.
-Rallies, kicks off bus tour at Southeastern Community College's Loren Walker Arena in West Burlington, IA.
Overnights in Burlington, IA.

Thurs. October 21, 2004
Sen. Edwards does a bus tour in southeastern Iowa.
-Holds a community gathering at Muscatine High School Gymnasium in Muscatine, IA.
-Rallies at Hubbard Park in Iowa City, IA.
Overnights in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Fri. October 22, 2004
-Holds a community gathering at the Ezell Hester Jr. Community Center in Boynton Beach (Palm Beach County), FL.
-Holds a community gathering at the Tamarac Community Center Gymnasium in Plantation (Broward County), FL.
-Attends a block party at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL.
Overnights in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Sat. October 23, 2004
-Holds an early vote community gathering at SEIU Local 8 Union Hall in Orlando, FL.
-Rallies at North Straub Park in St. Petersburg, FL.
Early evening arrives Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.  Overnights in Cincinnati, OH.

Sun. October 24, 2004
Sen. Edwards does a bus tour in western Ohio -- I-75 Corridor.
Attends services and speaks at Allen Temple AME Church in Cincinnati (Bond Hill), OH.
-Rallies at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Dayton, OH.
-Rallies on North Main Street (between East Wayne and the railroad tracks) in Lima, OH.
Overnights in Toledo, OH.

Mon. October 25, 2004
-Rallies at Seagate Center in Toledo, OH.
Flight to General Mitchell International Airport in Miwaukee, WI.
-Rallies at Festival Park in Racine, WI.
-Rallies at Five Flags Center in Dubuque, IA.
JE appears on "Larry King Live."
Overnights in Minneapolis, MN.

Tues. October 26, 2004
-Rallies at the University of Minnesota's Women's Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, MN.
-Holds a community gathering at Sovereign Center in Reading, PA.
-Rallies at Wilkes University's Marts Center in Wilkes Barre, PA.
Overnights in Clearwater Beach, FL.

Wed. October 27, 2004
-Holds an early vote community gathering at the Recreational and Aquatic Complex in Clearwater, FL.
-Holds an early vote community gathering at Miami-Dade College in Kendall, FL.
-Holds an early vote community gathering at Cocoa Riverfront Park in Cocoa (Brevard County), FL.
Overnights in Duluth, MN.

Thurs. October 28, 2004
-Rallies at the University of Minnesota at Duluth's Romano Gymnasium in Duluth, MN.
-Rallies at Simpson College's Hopper Gymnasium in Indianola, IA.
-Rallies at North High School in Davenport, IA.
Overnights in Onalaska, WI.

Fri. October 29, 2004
-Rallies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Mitchell Hall Gymnasium in La Crosse, WI.
-Rallies at the L.C. Walker Arena in Muskegon, MI.
-With Elizabeth Edwards votes at Pullen Park Arts Center in Raleigh, NC.
-With Elizabeth Edwards rallies at Dorton Arena at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC.
-With Elizabeth Edwards rallies at Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport in Williamstown, WV.  (Note: this rally started a couple of hours late, actually after midnight; Edwards' plane took off from Raleigh-Durham International Airport but then had to return due to a small fire on board).
Overnights in Marietta, OH.

Sat. October 30, 2004
-Rallies at the Ohio National Guard Armory in Marietta, OH.
-Rallies at The Waterfront in Bangor, ME.
-Rallies at Municipal Band Shell in Daytona Beach, FL.
Overnights in Jacksonville, FL.

Sun. October 31, 2004
-Remarks during morning service at Greater Grant Memorial AME Church in Jacksonville, FL.
-Rallies outside Victory '04 headquarters on East Pittsburgh Street (on the field adjacent to the former elementary school) in Greensburg (Westmoreland County), PA.
-Stops at Taymouth & Northtowne and briefly does some door to door canvassing in Columbus, OH.
-Rallies at the airport in Waterloo, IA.
Overnights in Minneapolis, MN.

Mon. November 1, 2004
-Rallies at Hamline University's Hutton Arena in St. Paul, MN.
-Makes a brief stop to thank volunteers at Iowa Democratic Party headquarters on Locust Street in Des Moines, IA.
-Meets with GOTV volunteers at Ohio Victory 2004 headquarters on Madison Road in Cincinnati, OH.
Unannounced stop at Skyline Chili restaurant in Cincinnati, OH.
-Rallies at Pensacola Regional Airport in Pensacola, FL.
-Rallies at Municipal Field (a baseball stadium) in Pompano Beach, FL.
Overnights in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Tues. November 2, 2004
-Greets voters waiting in line at a polling station at St. John Presbyterian Church (on MacDill Ave) in Tampa, FL.
-Greets voters waiting in line at a polling station in Orlando, FL.
Does several dozen satellite interviews from Orlando, FL.
Early evening flight to Hanscom Air Force Base.
Copley Square in Boston, MA.  Makes statement at around 2:30 a.m..

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