2008 (1 visit, 5 days)
Sen. Barack Obama in NH on January 4-8, 2008.
[Note: The details of this final NH visit are from campaign schedules, have not been fact-checked, and do not include OTRs or unannounced changes].
On January 4 rally at Pan Am Flight Services in Portsmouth; rally at Concord High School gym in Concord; NHDP 100 Club Dinner in Milford.
On January 5 rally at Nashua North High School in Nashua; participated in ABC News/WMUR/Facebook debate at Saint Anselm College in Manchester.
On January 6 rally at Pinkerton Academy in Derry.
On January 7 rally at Stevens High School in Claremont; meet the candidate at Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon; rally at Rochester Opera House in Rochester; rally at Concord High School in Concord.
On January 8 rally at Dartmouth College in Hanover; primary night rally at Nashua South High School in Nashua.
2007 (25 visits, 38 days)
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on December 19-20, 2007. On December 19 he held an economic roundtable at the Common Man Restaurant in Concord; stopped to deliver toys purchased by the New Hampshire campaign staff at the Toys for Tots staging area at Armed Forces Reserve Center in Londonderry; did a meet the candidate at the Radisson Hotel,The Armory in Manchester; and did a meet the candidate at Elm Street Middle School in Nashua. On December 20 he held an economic roundtable at the Loaf and Ladle in Exeter; a meet the candidate at the Frank Jones Center in Portsmouth; and a meet the candidate at American Legion Post No 7 in Rochester.
>Sen. Barack Obama rallied with Oprah Winfrey at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH on the evening of December 9, 2007.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on November 25-27, 2007. On November 25 he did a Meet the Candidate event at the Berlin Junior High School gymnasium in Berlin. On November 26 he hosted a roundtable discussion with Independent voters at Littleton Community Center in Littleton; did a rally at Littleton High School in Littleton; met with the editorial board of the Valley News in West Lebanon; made an unannounced stop at Brewbackers Café in Keene; and met with the editorial board of the Keene Sentinel. On November 27 he hosted a foreign policy summit with some of his top foreign policy advisors at Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth in Portsmouth; met with the Foster’s Daily Democrat editorial board; and attended a house party at the home of Betty Bramante in Durham.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on November 20-21, 2007. On November 20 he delivered a major education policy address, “Our Kids, Our Future,” at Manchester Central High School in Manchester; did a Meet the Candidate at Prospect Mountain High School in Alton; a Meet the Candidate at Kennett High School in Conway; and a Meet the Candidate at Memorial Middle School in Laconia. On November 21 he participated in a community service event at New Horizons Food Pantry in Manchester.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on November 12, 2007. He met with veterans at Buckingham Place in Nashua; held a working women's roundtable at Burdick's Chocolates in Walpole; did a meet the candidate at Stevens High School's Frederick W. Carr Gym in Claremont; and did a meet the candidate at Lebanon Senior High School in Lebanon.
>Returning to NH from DC, Sen. Barack Obama held a meet the candidate event at McConnell Center in Dover on October 24, 2007.
>Sen. Barack Obama
visited NH on October 22-23, 2007. On
he held a roundtable on "Middle Class Tax Fairness" at the Black Orchid
Grille in Nashua; and filed his candidate papers in the Secretary of
office at the State House in Concord followed by a rally at the State
October 23 he held a house party at the home of Patricia and
Arthur Ansdell in Merrimack. He headed to Boston for a large
with Gov. Deval Patrick at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. [
24 he plans a house party at the home of Walter and Mary Ellen
in Rochester; and a meet the candidate event at McConnell Center in
DC due to a Senate vote].
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on October 8-9, 2007. Starting early afternoon on October 8 he delivered a major energy policy speech at Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth; did an ed. board meeting with the Nashua Telegraph; and did meet and greet at Peddler's Daughter pub and restaurant in Nashua. On October 9 he held a town hall at Mack’s Apples in Londonderry; and a town hall at the Courtroom at the Hartman Union Building in Plymouth.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on September 29, 2007. He held a meet the candidate rally at Rollins Park in Concord; stopped at the Portsmouth Obama office at 75 Congress Street; and had lunch at Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on September 26, 2007. He held a "Harvest for Change" rally on the property of David Baum and Terry Reeves in Peterborough; participated in the debate at Dartmouth; and stopped by the campaign's debate watch party at Everything but Anchovies in Hanover.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on September 3-4, 2007. On September 3 he was a special guest at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester; held a Labor Day rally at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester; rode in the Milford Labor Day Parade in Milford; held an ice cream social at Dr. H.O. Smith School in Hudson; and concluded with a Dinner with Barack at Martha's Exchange in Nashua. On September 4 he held a roundtable on restoring trust in government at T.R. Brennan’s in Manchester. (He then proceeded to Iowa).
>After speaking at the VFW Convention in Kansas City, MO, Sen. Barack Obama flew to NH, held a pre-game picnic at the Left Field Pub, then attended a Nashua Pride game at Historic Holman Stadium in Nashua, NH on August 21, 2007. (In Manchester on the morning of August 22; no public events).
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on August 19-20, 2007. One August 19, arriving from Iowa after the ABC debate, he attended a patio party at One Harbour Place in Portsmouth; and did Obama family ice cream social at Guppey Park in Dover. On August 20 he did a house party at the home of James and Juanita Spivey in Exeter; a house party at the home of Lynne Snierson in Salem; a meet the candidate event at McGregor Park in Derry; a house party at the home of Kate Hanna in Bedford; and a house party at the home of Gerri and Ron King in Concord.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on August 13, 2007. He held a roundtable on taking back our government at Jesse's Restaurant in Hanover; held a roundtable at Lindy's Diner in Keene; rallied at Keene Recreation Center in Keene; and did a meet the candidate event at the Pond at Merrit Parkway behind the Obama offfice (5 Merrit Parkway) in Nashua.
>Sen. Barack Obama received the endorsement of Congressman Paul Hodes and named him a national campaign co-chair at Eagle Square in downtown Concord, NH on the morning of July 26, 2007.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on July 19-20, 2007. On the afternoon of July 19 he did an ice cream social at the BenMere Bandstand at Sunapee Harbor in Sunapee. On July 20 he did a meet the candidate event at Marston Elementary School gymnasium in Hampton; held a town hall forum at 400 Commercial Street (the millyard) in Manchester; and made an unannounced stop at Caesario’s Pizza in Manchester where he spoke with the patrons, ate some french fries and ordered a slice to go.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on July 2-3, 2007. On July 2 he did a meet the candidate event at Rotary Riverside Park in Laconia; made an unannounced stop at The Soda Shoppe in Laconia; and attended a house party at the home of Gary Hirshberg in Concord. On the morning of July 3 he stopped by the Boys and Girls Club of Manchester for a pickup game of basketball with members of the Manchester Police Department.
first six months of 2007 (8 visits,
>Sen. Barack Obama visited Manchester, NH on June 22, 2007. He delivered a speech on government reform in the cafeteria at New Hampshire Community Technical College; and taped "Conversation with a Candidate" at WMUR-TV.
>On June 3, 2007 in Manchester, NH, Sen. Barack Obama participated in the debate at St. Anselm College; and stopped in at the campaign's debate watch party at Murphy's Taproom.
>Sen. Barack Obama
and his family, wife Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha, did an RV
tour of the North Country in NH on May 27-28, 2007.
On May 27 he held a town hall forum at Kennett High School in
made an unannounced stop at the Wild Boar Tavern in North Conway, and
an ice cream social at Veterans Memorial Park in Berlin. On May
28 he did a town hall forum at Littleton Area Senior Center in
made an unannounced stop at the Brick Store in Bath; and
rallied in the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center Courtyard at Dartmouth College in Hanover.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on May 18-19, 2007. On May 18 he held a town hall forum at Rye Elementary School in Rye; and addressed the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association at the Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle. On May 19 he kicked off a major canvass at McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester; made surprise visits to the Merrimack Restaurant and Red Arrow Diner in Manchester; and spoke at and received an honorary degree at Southern New Hampshire University’s commencement ceremony at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on April 20, 2007. He toured a biodiesel bus and announced his plan for a national low carbon fuel standard in a press conference at the University of New Hampshire DOT Biodiesel Fueling Facility in Durham; and held a town hall forum in the Card Room at Nashua Senior Center in Nashua. He then headed to Boston for a New England Kick Off event at Boston University's Agganis Arena.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on April 2-3, 2007. On April 2 he met with community leaders at Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green in Manchester (not a public event); made an unannounced stop at the Peterborough Diner; did a house party in Keene; and held a town hall forum at Keene State College's Spaulding Gym in Keene. On April 3 he did a meet and greet with state legislators in Concord; held a town hall forum at George J. Maxfield VFW Post in East Rochester; and held "A Community Meeting on Health Care" at Seacoast Media Group's new headquarters at the Pease International Tradeport in Portsmouth.
>Sen. Barack Obama
visited NH on March 16, 2007. He spoke with
of the Earl M Bourdon Centre in Claremont; [
hold a town hall forum at Keene High School Gymnasium in Keene.canceled
due to winter weather conditions].
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on February 12, 2007, as part of his announcement tour (he announced in Springfield on February 10). He visited several businesses in downtown Concord starting at Eagle Square Deli; did a house party at the home of state Rep. Bette and Dr. Elliot Lasky in Nashua; and held a town hall meeting at the University of New Hampshire Field House in Durham.
>Sen. Barack Obama visited NH on December 10, 2006. In Portsmouth he met with Mayor Steve Marchand at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel; read from and signed copies of "The Audacity of Hope" at the Frank Jones Center, in an event sponsored by RiverRun Bookstore; and made an unscheduled stop at Breaking New Grounds coffee shop; proceeding to Manchester, he was the special guest at the NHDP's 2006 Election Celebration fundraiser at the Center of New Hampshire Radisson.
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