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S E P T E M B E R (18 visits - 24 days)

Sen. Kerry rallied with firefighters at Somerville Street Fire Station in Manchester, NH on the afternoon of September 29, 2003.  This followed on the IAFF's endorsement of Kerry last week; IAFF president Harold Schaitberger and Professional Firefighters of New Hampshire president Dave Lang spoke at the rally.

Rep. Gephardt visited NH on September 28-29, 2003.  On September 28 he addressed seniors and local voters at Robert F. Shaw Community Hall in Manchester; attended a house party hosted by Bev Hollingworth and Bill Gilligan in Hampton; and attended house party hosted by Bruce and Ann May in Rochester.  On September 29 he addressed seniors and local voters at Arel Manor Community in Nashua.

Sen. Kerry visited NH on the morning of September 28, 2003 to make a video for the IAFF.

Gen. Clark visited NH on September 26-27, 2003
On September 26 he ate lunch and greeted voters at the Merrimack Restaurant in Manchester; walked up Elm Street; made phone calls, did interviews and had private meetings from the 20th floor offices of State Street Global Strategies in the Hampshire Plaza building [source: Union Leader]; visited Manchester City Hall; and held an open forum at New England College in Henniker. 
On September 27 he started in Manchester with breakfast at Chez Vachon; walked over to the Manchester Fire Department and Rescue Squad to talk about first responders and homeland security; and paid a visit to NHDP chair Kathleen Sullivan at her office; in Dover at noon he dropped by the former Draft Clark 2004 headquarters to meet and greet some of his first supporters; walked over to Dover City Hall for "The General's Assembly," a gathering with New England supporters; and walked to Dover Police Station to discuss homeland security; and he finished the trip with a house party in New Castle [source:].

Sen. Kerry received the endorsement of former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen in a press conference at his Manchester, NH campaign headquarters on the morning of September 23, 2003.

Sen. Kerry visited NH on September 20, 2003.  He attended "meet the candidate" events at the Keene State Student Center in Keene; at Dusty's Diner in Claremont, and at New England College in Henniker; and concluded with a social at Tower Cafe in Manchester to thank supporters, staff, and volunteers participating in the "Big K" canvassing weekend (Sept. 20-21).

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.

Gov. Dean visited NH on September 17-18 and September 19, 2003
On the morning of September 17 he delivered a speech at St. Anselm College in Goffstown; [attended CWA Local 1365's annual retirees' outing at Lucent Technologies softball field in North Andover, MA]; in the evening he attended the NARAL-NH Recipes for Choice Presidential Forum at SEE Science Center in Manchester; and a house party at Nancy and Paul Amato's residence in Milford. 
On September 18 he had an early breakfast with the Nashua Chamber of Commerce at the Nashua Marriott Hotel; toured Harvey Industries in Manchester; and attended a meet the candidate lunch at Pat Webb's residence in Londonderry.  [He overnighted in Massachusetts].
Starting at noon on September 19 he held a town hall meeting on the economy at Berlin City Hall; appeared at the N.H. Academy of Family Physicians fall meeting at Eagle Mountain House in Jackson; attended the official opening of the campaign's office on Central Street in Dover; did the Portsmouth City Democrats Dinner at the Portsmouth Holiday Inn; and participated in a Conversation on Choice, sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, at the home of Wendy Frosh in Hampton.
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Sen. Edwards visited NH on September 17, 2003.  The main event was a town meeting on the State House lawn in Concord; he then attended an AARP meeting in Manchester; and appeared on The Dan Pierce Show on WGIR in Manchester. 

Sen. Lieberman visited NH on September 14-15, 2003 as part of "Operation: Liebermania."  (On September 13 volunteers kicked off a statewide canvass.)  On September 14-15 Lieberman and wife Hadassah, son Matt, daughter Rebecca, mother Marcia were in state. 
On September 14 Lieberman campaigned door-to-door in Concord; had lunch with Nashua volunteers at the campaign's Nashua regional office; attended, with his family, the Glendi Festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester; and held his first town meeting at the New Hampshire Institute of Arts and Sciences in Manchester. 
On September 15 Lieberman, Hadassah and Marcia visited patrons at the Tumble Inn Diner in Claremont; Lieberman toured the factory and met with employees at Costa Precision Manufacturing Corporation in Claremont as part of "Joe's Jobs Tour;" he participated in a roundtable discussion with small business owners at Burque Jewelers in Nashua; and he participated in the NH AFL-CIO's "Conversation with the Candidates" at the NH AFL-CIO offices in Hooksett.

Gov. Dean visited NH for a full day on September 12, 2003.  He did grand rounds and unveiled his mental health policy at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon; hold a meet-the-candidate event at Plymouth State University in Plymouth; held a discussion with the New Hampshire Mental Health Coalition at Centennial Inn in Concord; held a meet-the-candidate event at Bektash Temple (Shriners Building) in Concord; attended Manchester Glendi (Greek Festival) at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester; and attended a house party at the home of at the home of Scott and Judy Brody in Windham.

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.

Sen. Edwards visited NH on September 8-9, 2003.  Starting late afternoon on September 8 he participated in a NH AFL-CIO forum at Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall in Hooksett; and held a town hall meeting at Merrimack Town Hall.  On the morning of September 9 he addressed "Politics & Eggs" at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford; and visited with local voters at Marryanne's Diner in Derry.

Sen. Kerry visited NH on the morning of September 6, 2003; he met with voters at the grand opening of his Salem campaign office at 11 Red Roof Lane.

Sen. Kerry visited NH on September 3, 2003 as part of his formal announcement tour.  He, wife Teresa, their children and Kerry's Vietnam crewmates arrived at Manchester Airport; he met with half a dozen unemployed New Hampshire residents at Mary Ann's Diner in Derry to talk about how the economy's downturn has affected their lives; spoke to supporters at a rally outside of his state headquarters in Manchester; Kerry wife Teresa, their children, the Vietnam crewmates and some 300 supporters then boarded buses to "Kerry-Van" from Manchester to Boston, where Kerry formally announced his candidacy at Faneuil Hall.

Rep. Gephardt visited NH on September 1-2, 2003.  On September 1 he spoke at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast at Chateau Restaurant in Manchester; participated in an economic roundtable at the campaign's office on Water Street in Nashua; marched in the Milford Labor Day parade in Milford; met voters at the New Hampshire for Health Care/SEIU picnic at Veterans Park in Manchester; and attended a house party hosted by John Kacavas in Manchester.  On September 2 he greeted Manchester teachers attending orientation at Memorial High School in Manchester; and spoke at "Politics and Eggs" at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford.

Sen. Kerry visited NH on September 1, 2003 to celebrate Labor Day.  He spoke at the annual AFL-CIO breakfast at the Chateau Restaurant in Manchester; visited Manchester firefighters on duty at 100 Merrimack; visited Manchester police on duty at 351 Chestnut Street; and marched with supporters in the annual Labor Day parade in Milford.

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