|Visits by Candidates|
Sen. Lieberman visited NH on July 31-August 1, 2003, continuing his "Joe's Jobs Tour." Starting out on the afternoon of July 31 he toured and made remarks at the GlycoFi biotech lab in Lebanon; participated in a roundtable discussion with warehouse distribution employees in Keene; visited the Cheshire County Fair in Swanzey; and attended a house party at the home of State Rep. Bette and Dr. Elliot Lasky in Nashua. On the morning of August 1 he visited Central Firehouse in Manchester; and participated in an ed board at the Concord Monitor.
Sen. Kerry visited NH on July 30-31, 2003. On July 30 he held a "Fresh Air Forum" at Hilton Park in Dover. (The first of these summer park events was held in Lebanon at the end of June). On the morning of July 31 he did a roundtable discussion with workers who are struggling in the Bush economy at 150 Dow Street in Manchester. (This is a vacant, prime high tech space of about 23,000 square feet. It was renovated in 2001 for a high tech firm to move in, but the high tech firm went bankrupt and never moved in and the space has been vacant since then).
Sen. Edwards visited NH on July 27-28, 2003. On July 27 he continued his Town Hall Tour at Greeley Park in Nashua; did a town hall meeting at Depot Park in Peterborough; and attended a B.B.Q. to benefit the Derry Democratic Committee at Jean Cleary's residence in Derry. On July 28 he toured Child Health Services in Manchester and talked with health care workers there; unveiled his health care plan at Manchester Community Health Center; and continued his Town Hall Tour at Belknap Mill in Laconia.
Gov. Dean visited NH on July 22-23, 2003. Starting on the morning of July 22 he held an open house at the campaign's Lebanon office; did a "house call" on health care at Elliot Hospital Convention Center in Manchester; attended a shortcake social at The Courtyard of One Harbor Place in Portsmouth; and attended a house party at the home of Bev Hollingworth in Hampton. On July 23 he appeared on NHPR's "The Exchange;" spoke to seniors at the Havenwood retirement community in Concord; stopped by Mayor Bob Baines' campaign filing rally in Manchester; attended a house party at Hackleboro Orchards in Canterbury; and attended a meet the candidate picnic at Leavitt Park Club House in Lakeport (Laconia).
Rep. Gephardt visited NH on July 19-20,
Sen. Lieberman visited NH on July 18, 2003. He toured and made a major speech unveiling his manufacturing policy initiative at Diversified Optical Products in Salem as part of "Joe's Jobs Tour;" visited Fecteau's Country Store in Epping; and taped "Conversation with the Candidate" at WMUR Studios in Manchester.
Sen. Graham visited NH on July 17-19, 2003. On July 17 he delivered a major economic policy speech at Page Belting Co. in Concord; and did meet and greet at Race Fever 2003 on Main Street in downtown Concord. On July 18 he spoke at the Politics & Eggs forum at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford and did meetings the rest of the day. On July 19 he spent the morning in Exeter, doing meet and greet at Loaf and Ladle Restaurant, and then touring the Revolutionary War Festival downtown; in the afternoon he met and greeted race fans at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon.
Sen. Edwards visited NH on July 15-16, 2003. On July 15 he is held a town hall meeting with Seacoast voters at Prescott Park in Portsmouth, the second of his Summer Town Hall Tour. On the morning of July 16 he discussed his plan to spur job growth at Cirtronics, Inc. in Milford.
Gov. Dean visited NH on July 10, 2003. He made a "house call" visit to Derry Medical Center; attended a house party at the home of Andy LaBrie and Steve Green in Concord; and attended a house party at the home of Rep. Chris Hamm in Hopkinton.
Sen. Kerry visited NH on July 8-9, 2003. On the evening of July 8 he attended house parties at the home of Bob and Jen Lucic in Concord and at the Reische home in Manchester. On July 9 he spoke on homeland security to the Professional Firefighters of New Hampshire Executive Council meeting at McGuirk's Hotel and Restaurant in Hampton; then in Nashua he discussed his health care plan at Nashua Public Health Department; did a retail politics tour of City Hall; and did a meet the candidate event at the Legion Hall.
Sen. Edwards visited NH on July 7, 2003. He unveiled his corporate responsibility proposal in a speech to the Manchester Rotary Club at Chateau Restaurant in Manchester; walked through downtown Manchester to his campaign office and spoke to staff and interns there; and held a town hall meeting at Conant Elementary School in Concord, kicking-off his Town Hall Tour.
Gov. Dean visited NH on July 4-5, 2003. On July 4 he appeared in the Amherst and Merrimack Independence Day Parades; and hosted a party to celebrate the opening of his field office on Main Street in Nashua. On July 5 he attended house parties at the homes of Dr. Robert Englund in Munsonville (Cheshire County); Linda and Michael Steir in Atkinson; and Rebecca Hutchinson in Deerfield.
Sen. Kerry visited NH on July 4, 2003; he appeared in the Amherst and Merrimack Independence Day Parades.
Sen. Graham visited NH on
July 3-6, 2003.
Sen. Lieberman, wife Hadassah, and son Matt
visited NH on July 3-7, 2003.
Rep. Gephardt visited NH on July 3, 2003. He participated in a live interview on NHPR's "The Exchange" in NHPR studios in Concord; held a press conference to discuss the Corporate Subsidy Reform Commission Act at New Hampshire State Political Library in Concord; toured the Moffatt-Ladd house in Portsmouth; and attended a house party at Oar House Restaurant in Portsmouth.
Sen. Kerry visited NH on July 1-2, 2003.
On July 1 he held a meet the candidate event hosted by Somersworth Chamber
at the American Legion Hall in Rollinsford; did a downtown walk in Portsmouth
and received the endorsement of Martha Fuller Clark at press conference
in front of the Old North Church; and attended a meet the candidate event
hosted by Fisher Scientific in Hampton. On July 2 he went live from
11:15 to 11:30 am on "Open Mic with Dan Mitchell," WKBK radio, 1290 AM,
in Keene; and in the evening he attended an open house at headquarters
on McGregor Street in Manchester.
Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.