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The Travels of Senator Joe Biden -- September 2008
Scranton, PA

Deerfield Beach, FL
West Palm Beach, FL

Fort Myers, FL
Sarasota, FL

Virginia Beach, VA
Manassas, VA

Philadelphia, PA
Langhorne, PA

Wilmington, DE

Kalispell, MT

Green Bay, WI
Des Moines, IA

Columbia, MO
St. Louis, MO
Chicago, IL

Boston, MA
Nashua, NH
Holyoke, MA
Parma, OH
New York, NY

San Antonio, TX

Wilmington, DE

Charlotte, NC

St. Clair Shores, MI
Flat Rock, MI

Media, PA

Maumee, OH
Findlay, OH
Mansfield, OH
Wooster, OH

Canton, OH
Akron, OH
Youngstown, OH

Sterling, VA

Castlewood, VA

Wilmington, DE

Baltimore, MD

Woodbridge, VA
Washington, DC
Baltimore, MD

Cincinnati, OH
Jeffersonville, IN
Louisville, KY

Greensburg, PA
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Milwaukee, WI
Cudahy, WI

Greensboro, NC
Fredericksburg, VA

Detroit, MI

Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE

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Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the campaign and news accounts.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations 2008.
Joint events with Sen. Obama are shown in red with an asterisk below.*

Mon. September 1, 2008
-Plans to participate in the Labor Day parade in Pittsburgh cancels due to Hurricane Gustav.
-Visits his childhood home (now the home of Anne Kearns), holds a barbeque and discussion in the backyard, in the Green Ridge neighborhood of Scranton, PA.
-Walks over for a private visit with Ellen Casey, widow of former Pennsylvania Gov. Bob Casey, who lives nearby.
-Makes a stop at La Festa Italiana in Scranton, PA.

Tues. September 2, 2008
-Town hall at Century Village at Deerfield Beach in Deerfield Beach, FL.
-Town hall at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL.

Wed. September 3, 2008
-Economic roundtable at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, FL.
-Town hall at Booker High School in Sarasota, FL.

Thurs. September 4, 2008
-Discussion on national security at Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
-Discussion on the economy at George Mason University: Prince William Campus, Verizon Auditorium in Manassas, VA.

Fri. September 5, 2008
-Discussion, with Jill Biden, at Ironworkers Local Union 401 in Philadelphia, PA.

-Greets the lunchtime crowd at The Dining Car in Philadelphia, PA.
-Discussion, with Jill Biden, at Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne, PA.

Sat. September 6, 2008

Wilmington, DE.

Sun. September 7, 2008
-Discussion at Flathead High School in Kalispell, MT.

Mon. September 8, 2008
-Change We Need town hall at KI Convention Center in Green Bay, WI.
-Unannounced stop at Kroll's West restaurant in Green Bay, WI.
-Change We Need rally at the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.

Tues. September 9, 2008
-Change We Need town hall at the Activity and Recreation Center (ARC) in Columbia, MO.
-Community gathering at Mehlville High School gymnasium in St. Louis, MO.
-Fundraising reception at the home of Steve Koch and fundraising dinner at the home of Barbara Goodman Manilow and  in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago, IL.

Wed. September 10, 2008
-Fundraising reception/luncheon at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel in Boston, MA. ($)
-Change We Need town hall at The Wellness Center, Nashua Community College in Nashua, NH.
-Fundraiser at the Log Cabin Banquet and Meeting House in Holyoke, MA. ($)

Thurs. September 11, 2008
-Discussion with first responders at American Legion Post 703 in Parma, OH.
-Attends ServiceNation's Presidential Forum on Service at Lerner Hall's Arledge Auditorium, Columbia University in New York, NY.

Fri. September 12, 2008
-Finance event at the home of Henry Muñoz III in San Antonio, TX. ($)
-Finance dinner in Austin, TX. ($). cancels appearance due to Hurricane Ike.

Sat. September 13, 2008
Wilmington, DE no public events.

Sun. September 14, 2008
-Community gathering at the Phillip O. Berry Academy in Charlotte, NC.

Mon. September 15, 2008
-Major speech/Change We Need rally at South Lake High School in St. Clair Shores, MI.
-Tours Auto Alliance International (Mazda-Ford) auto assembly plant in Flat Rock, MI.
-Change We Need rally at Flat Rock Community High School in Flat Rock, MI.

Tues. September 16, 2008
-On NBC Today Show, CBS Early Show, CNBC’s Squawk Box and CNN American Morning back-to-back following Sen. McCain.
       Amtrak from Washington, DC to Wilmington, DE.
-Community gathering, with Jill Biden, at Linvilla Orchards in Media, PA.

Wed. September 17, 2008 ...two-day bus tour
-Change We Need rally at the 100 Block of West Wayne Street between Conant and Allen Streets in Maumee, OH.
-Stops at Wilson's diner, greets lunchtime crowd and has some pie, in Findlay, OH.

-Stops at Coney Island Diner, orders an ice cream, walks a bit on the street in Mansfield, OH.
-Change We Need rally at the College of Wooster, Kauke Hall, South Lawn in Wooster, OH.

Thurs. September 18, 2008

-Change We Need rally at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH.
-Community gathering at Laborers' Internationall Union of North America - Local 894 in Akron, OH.

-Change We Need rally at 20 Federal Place in Youngstown, OH.

Fri. September 19, 2008
-Women’s Rally for the Change We Need with Jill Biden at Claude Moore Park in Sterling, VA.

Sat. September 20, 2008
"Joe Biden's motorcade drove through the sunny hills of Tennessee"
-Speaks at the United Mine Workers of America annual fish fry at Russell County Fairgrounds in Castlewood, VA.

Sun. September 21, 2008
Wilmington, DE no public events.

Mon. September 22, 2008
-Conference call to announce NAPO’s endorsement of the Obama-Biden ticket.
-Addresses the National Guard Association of the United States at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

Tues. September 23, 2008
-Community gathering at Veterans Memorial Park Community Center in Woodbridge, VA.
-Addresses the National Jewish Democratic Council's Washington Conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.
-Fundraiser at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD. ($)

Wed. September 24, 2008
-Major foreign policy address at the Rotunda of the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal in Cincinnati, OH.
-Change We Need rally at Warder Park in Jeffersonville, IN.
-Fundraiser at the downtown Marriott in Louisville, KY. ($)

Thurs. September 25, 2008
-Community gathering at Greensburg-Salem High School in Greensburg, PA.
Community gathering at Nesbitt Park (on the West Bank of the Susquehanna River, at the foot of the Market Street Bridge) in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Fri. September 26, 2008
-Meets with President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, WI.
-With Jill Biden attends a fish fry at Cudahy Fire Station #2 in Cudahy, WI.

Sat. September 27, 2008
-With Sen. Obama participates in a Change We Need rally on Washington Street in front of the J. Douglas Galyon Depot in Greensboro, NC.*
-With Sen. Obama participates in a Change We Need rally at Ball Circle, the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.*

Sun. September 28, 2008
-The Obamas and the Bidens participate in a Change We Need rally at Woodward Ave. in front of the Detroit Public Library in Detroit, MI.*

Mon. September 29, 2008
-Debate prep. at the Sheraton Suites Wilmington in Wilmington, DE.

Tues. September 30, 2008
-Debate prep. at the Sheraton Suites Wilmington, with a lunch break at the Charcoal Pit, in Wilmington, DE.

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