Debate 2004" sponsored by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WTMJ-TV (Channel
4) and Journal Communications at Marquette University's Alumni Memorial
Union in Milwaukee on Sunday,
February 15, 2004; broadcast on WTMJ-TV,
MSNBC and WTMJ-AM (620). >>
-The South Carolina Democratic
Presidential Candidates Debate, hosted by MSNBC, Young Democrats of South
Carolina and Furman University, at the Peace Center for the Performing
Arts in Greenville, SC on Thursday, January 29, 2004.
-WMUR-TV, FOX, The Union
Leader, and ABC News Debate at at St. Anselm College in Goffstown, NH on
Thursday, January 22, 2004. transcript
-Iowa Brown & Black Coalition's
presidential candidate forum in Des Moines, IA on Sunday, January 11,
-NPR News/WOI Radio Group
radio-only debate with the Democratic presidential candidates in Des Moines,
IA on Tuesday, January 6, 2004. >>
Moines Register's Democratic presidential debate at Iowa Public Television
in Johnston, IA on Sunday, January 4, 2004.
"The New Hampshire Democratic Debate," hosted by WMUR and ABC News Nightline
at Johnson Theatre, University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH on Tuesday,
9, 2003. transcript
-DNC-sanctioned debate sponsored
by MSNBC in Des Moines, IA on Monday, November 24, 2003.
-"America Rocks the Vote"--a
CNN and Rock the Vote Democratic presidential candidate forum at Faneuil
Hall in Boston, MA on Tuesday, November 4, 2003.
-DNC-sanctioned debate hosted
by members of the Congressional Black Caucus in Detroit, MI on Sunday,
-DNC-sanctioned debate hosted
by Governor Janet Napolitano and the Arizona Democratic Party in Phoenix,
AZ on Thursday, October 9, 2003, broadcast on CNN.
Street Journal Presidential Democratic Candidate Debate" at Pace University
in New York City, NY on Thursday, September 25, 2003, broadcast
by CNBC and MSNBC.
Black Caucus Political Education Leadership Institute and Fox News Channel
sponsored debate at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD on Tuesday,
hosted by Governor Bill Richardson and members of the Congressional Hispanic
Caucus at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM on Thursday,
4, 2003, broadcast by Univision and PBS stations.
"The Democratic Presidential Debate" at University of South Carolina
in Columbia, SC, Saturday, May 3, 2003 (in conjunction with the
South Carolina Democratic Party's Dem Weekend 2003).
On May 15, 2003 the Lieberman campaign proposed
one nationally-broadcast, media-sponsored debate a month. Following
up on the proposal, the DNC coordinated with the campaigns and on June
27 announced plans for six presidential primary debates including details
NM, September 4, 2003 - Hosted by Governor Bill Richardson and members
of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, broadcast by Univision and PBS stations.
-New York City, NY, September
25, 2003 - CNBC/Wall Street Journal debate, broadcast by CNBC and MSNBC.
-Phoenix, AZ, October
9, 2003 - Hosted by Governor Janet Napolitano and the Arizona Democratic
Party, broadcast on CNN. [Originally announced for October 12].
-Detroit, MI, October
26, 2003 - Hosted by members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
-Two more debates, to be
held in November and December in Iowa and New Hampshire, details
2. Debates provide many opportunities
for posturing. One minor example is this September 14, 2003 exchange
3. Not all debates that are
Black Caucus initially proposed four debates to be held in Baltimore,
MD; Detroit, MI; Los Angeles, CA; and Jackson, MS.
New Hampshire, The Union Leader and WMUR proposed four forums: town
hall meetings in September and October 2003 and formal debates in December
2003 and January 2004.
Presidential Primary Debate to be hosted by NHPTV, NECN and the Concord
Monitor, at the Johnson Theatre, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
on Thursday, January 8, 2004 was cancelled in Dec. 2003.
the Many Forums
Candidates Forum, sponsored by WIS-TV, Center for Community Change, and
the Tom Joyner Morning Show in Columbia, SC -- January 30, 2004.
Florida Democratic Convention
at Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL -- December 5-7, 2003.
AARP candidate forum at
the Wayfarer Inn in Bedford, NH -- Tuesday, November 18, 2003.
Democratic Party's Jefferson Jackson Dinner at Veterans Memorial in
Des Moines, IA -- Saturday, November 15, 2003.
National Summit on Agriculture
and Rural Life at Hotel Fort Des Moines in Des Moines, IA -- Saturday,
Candidates Forum on Women's Issues hosted by Planned Parenthood at
The Center of New Hampshire Holiday Inn in Manchester, NH -- Wednesday,
Iowa Democratic Presidential Candidate Forum at Embassy Suites in Des Moines,
IA -- Wednesday, October 15, 2003.
PAC (Sen. Tom Harkin) "Hear it from the Heartland" -- April 6-Oct.
Fall Meeting in Washington, DC -- October 2-4, 2003.
-Sen. Tom Harkin's 26th
Annual Steak Fry in Indianola, IA -- Saturday, September 13, 2003.
2003 Member Political Action Conference in Washington, DC --
Monday, September 8, 2003.
-Presidential forum sponsored
by Teamsters, Hawkeye Labor Council and Plumbers and Pipefitters at Teamsters
Hall in Cedar Rapids, IA -- Friday, August 15, 2003.
-Presidential forum moderated
by Gov. Tom Vilsack during the Governor's Conference on Public Health at
Drake University in Des Moines, IA -- Thursday, August 14, 2003.
forum at the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Convention in Waterloo,
IA -- Wednesday,
August 13, 2003.
State Democratic Party Presidential Forum at Oklahoma State University's
Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK -- Tuesday, August 12, 2003.
Metal Workers' International Association Democratic Presidential Candidates
Town Meeting at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA
-- Monday, August 11, 2003.
-AFL-CIO Working Families
Presidential Forum in Chicago, IL -- Tuesday, August 5, 2003.
on health care reform at the United Food and Commercial Workers International
Union's Fifth Regular Convention in San Francisco, CA -- Thursday,
Urban League's Democratic Presidential Candidates' Forum in Pittsburgh,
PA -- Monday,
July 28, 2003.
Rights Campaign's "Speaking of Equality" forum on gay issues in Washington,
DC -- Tuesday,
July 15, 2003.
-Candidate forum at the 94th
annual NAACP Convention in Miami, FL -- Monday, July 14, 2003; (and
three repentants, July 17, 2003).
"Meet the Presidential Candidates" Forum in Arlington, VA -- Friday,
"Meet The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates" (20th Annual Conference)
in Phoenix, AZ -- Saturday, June 28, 2003.
Presidential Candidate Environmental Forum in Los Angeles, CA --Thursday,
Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund Democratic Presidential Forum
(2003 Annual Conference) in Chicago, IL -- Sunday, June 22, 2003.
Hometown Forum" presented by Jasper County Democrats in Newton, IA
-- Saturday, June 21, 2003.
for America's Future-"Take Back America" Conference in Washington,
DC -- June 4-6, 2003.
Democratic Rural Conference
of New York "Presidential Candidate Forum on Rural Issues" in Lake Placid,
NY -- Saturday, May 31, 2003.
List "Choose Your Candidate" (Annual Majority Council Conference) in
Washington, DC -- Tuesday, May 20, 2003.
for Working Families: An AFSCME Presidential Town Hall Meeting" in
Des Moines, IA --Saturday, May 17, 2003.
Carolina -- May 2-4, 2003.
Defense Fund's Presidential Candidates Forum in Washington, DC -- Wednesday,
Trades Conference (AFL-CIO) Legislative Conference's 2004 Presidential
Candidates Forum in Washington, DC -- Wednesday, April 9,
Democratic Party Convention in Sacramento, CA -- March 14-16, 2003.
Winter Meeting in Washington, DC -- February 20-22, 2003.
Mayors in Washington, DC -- January 23, 2003.
Pro-Choice America dinner commemorating the 30th anniversary of Roe
v. Wade, Washington, DC -- Tuesday, January 21, 2003.