Rep. Dennis Kucinich

New Hampshire Travel 
17 visits, 24 days
2003: 17 visits, 24 days
-Rep. Kucinich is scheduled to visit NH on December 26 and 27, 2003.  On December 26 he plans an interview with the Salem Observer ed. board in Salem; a speech at Yankee Book Peddler in Contoocook; and a talk with Q&A at the Islamic Society of Greater Manchester; and a house party at the home of Bettina Peyton in Hollis.
On the afternoon and evening of December 27 he plans a public discussion at the Woodcrest Village Assisted Living Community in New London; a walk through the Mt. Sunapee "Sugar on Snow" Festival; attending a house party at the home of Mike and Amy Conley in Milford; and attending a vegan potluck and house party for NH activists at 62 Beacon St. in Concord.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on December 9-11, 2003
On the evening of December 9 he participated in the debate at UNH in Durham. 
On December 10 he breakfasted at the Friendly Toast restaurant in Portsmouth; spoke at the MCTV First Vote Forum at Memorial High School in Manchester; attended an NH AFL-CIO rally honoring International Rights Day at Plumbers & Pipe Fitters Building in Hooksett; addressed members of NOFA, the organic farmers association, at the farm of Derek Owen in Hopkinton; spoke as part of the Plymouth State Student Senate Speakers Series at HUB Fireside Lounge in Plymouth; and attended a house party at the home of "Dave and Cosy" in Rumney.
On December 11 he breakfasted at the Holiday Inn in Concord with Gina Marie Santore the winner of's First Lady contest; appeared on "The Exchange" with Laura Knoy at NHPR in Concord; did a town meeting at New England College in Henniker; and addressed the medical community atDartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.

-Rep. Kucinich is scheduled to visit NH on November 28-29, 2003.  Starting on the afternoon of November 28 he plans to visit the BookEnds Bookstore in Warner; and attend a house party at the home of Laura Foley in Cornish (Foley, Claremont Selectperson Bill Gallagher and Sally Wellborn).  On the morning of November 29 in Hanover he plans to breakfast at Lou's Restaurant; visit the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living Home and meet with residents; and speak at the Kendal Retirement Community.

-Rep. Kucinich filed at the Secretary of State's office in Concord, NH at 1 p.m. on November 21, 2003; he then returned to Washington, DC.

-Rep. Kucinich participated in Planned Parenthood's Presidential Candidates Forum on Women's Issues at the Center of New Hampshire Holiday Inn in Manchester, NH on November 5, 2003.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on November 3, 2003.  Starting on the afternoon of November 3 he participated in the Every Child Matters Candidate Forum at Huddleston Hall at UNH in Durham; held a town hall meeting at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge; and held a town hall meeting with Mothers Uniting, a group formed in response to the invasion of Iraq, at Unitarian Church in Keene.  The planned schedule for November 4 was cancelled when he had to return to Cleveland; he had planned to appear on Laura Knoy's "The Exchange" on NHPR in Concord; at 10:00 to 10:15 to file at the State House; do an online chat; and to hold a town hall session at New England College in Henniker. 

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on October 27-28, 2003.  On October 27 after arriving at Manchester airport and settling in, he visited the Greater Manchester Assistance Program on Pearl Street in Manchester; then proceeded to Concord where he received the endorsement of Guy Chichester and NH Greens in press conference behind the State House; did a downtown store walk starting at the Concord Food Co-op on So. Main Street; met with SEIU members at the union's headquarters in Concord; had dinner with John Rigazio and others; and did an interview with NEA NH committee members.  On October 28 he spoke at the Politics & Eggs breakfast at the Bedford Inn in Bedford; spoke to Gretchen Dunn's class at Mont Vernon Kindergarten in Mont Vernon; spoke to Prof. Dale Kuehne's Intro to Politics class, then had lunch with members of Student Union and various faculty at St. Anselm College in Manchester.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on October 24-25, 2003.  After arriving in Durham by train early on the afternoon of October 24 he held a press conference at the Sheraton Harborside in Portsmouth to discuss the actions his campaign is taking in response to Dean's ad "Iraq;" spoke to residents at the Riverwood Retirement Center in Exeter; talked to youth at the New Outlook Teen Center in Exeter and then met for a private talk with a group of student activists and campus journalists; celebrated the grand opening of the campaign's Portsmouth office on Daniel Street; and spoke at a candidate public forum at Phillips Exeter Academy.  On October 25 he participated in the candidate forum at the AFL-CIO convention at the Mountain View Grand Hotel in Whitefield; spoke to Franklin City Democrats at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Franklin and afterwards there did an inteview with the Laconia Evening Citizen; and spoke at a wine and cheese fundraiser for the Sullivan County Democrats at Newport Senior Center.  (Overnighted in Manchester; morning flight to Detroit).

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on October 22, 2003.  He stopped at The Way Home housing assistance program in Manchester; visited Concord High School, where he he met up with Jonathon Meier, who is walking across the country to show his support for Kucinich; did a walk in Wolfeboro; a town hall meeting at the Majestic Theater in Conway; and fundraiser at the Flatbread Company Restaurant in North Conway.

-Rep. Kucinich spoke at New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH on October 13, 2003 as part of his announcement tour.   It was a very quick trip following upon stops in Cleveland and Detroit; he then proceeded to Madison, WI.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on September 20, 2003.  He started with a fundraiser at Susty's on Rte. 4 in Northwood ('"must visit' spot for health food advocates"); rallied at UNH in Durham; and attended the New Hampshire Rolling Thunder "Down Home Democracy" event at Veterans Park in Manchester.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on the afternoon of September 12, 2003.  He had an ed. board meeting with the Concord Monitor and participated in the New Hampshire AFL-CIO's "Conversations with the Candidates" at the NH AFL-CIO offices in Hooksett.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on August 28-29, 2003.  Arriving in Portsmouth on the afternoon of August 28 from a lunch in Beverly, MA, he held a press conference at Market Square; that evening he held a town meeting at South Church; and he overnighted at the Sise Inn, a locally owned bed and breakfast.   On August 29 he  met with Portsmouth Herald editors; had lunch with Portsmouth area Democrats; and held a press conference (mass transit) at the Amtrak Station in Dover, before proceeding on to Portland, ME.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on August 22, 2003.  He appeared on NHPR's "The Exchange" in Concord; had lunch with residents at the Pub Restaurant and did a downtown walk in Keene, stopping by the fire department; did an ed. board meeting at the Keene Sentinel; appeared at Dublin Public Library in Dublin (after the public appearance, Kucinich met there with volunteers for a serious talk about the campaign's seeming lack of focus and interest in NH); had a private dinner at Aqua Bistro in Peterborough; and spoke at Harlow's Deli & Cafe in Peterborough. 

-Rep. Kucinich opened his headquarters on Elm Street in Manchester, NH on August 11, 2003.

-Rep. Kucinich visited NH on May 30, 2003.  Starting in Manchester he did a Youth and Democracy event at Central High School; lunch at Chez Vachon with New Hampshire Veterans for Peace; conversation with ethnic community leaders at the Latin American Center on Maple Street; and taping of WMUR Channel 9 TV's "Meet the Candidate."  In Concord he had dinner at the Tea Garden Chinese Restaurant with progressive community leaders.  Back in Manchester he did a volunteer meet up with Dennis Kucinich at the Merrimack Restaurant, and he concluded with a Town Hall Meeting & Public Forum at the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

-Rep. Kucinich made his first visit to NH on March 21, 2003.  He spoke at the NH NEA convention at the Center of NH Holiday Inn in Manchester and attended a peace vigil in front of the North Church at Market Square in Portsmouth.

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