Barack Obama Visits by
State (June 2-November 4, 2008)
ALABAMA to MONTANA
| NEBRASKA to WYOMING
Nov. 1 - BO Change We Need
rally at Coronado High School
football field in Henderson, NV.
Oct. 25b - BO
Vote for Change rally at Bonanza High School, Judy K. Cameron Stadium
in Las Vegas, NV.
Oct. 25a -
Vote for Change rally at Peccole Stadium, University of Nevada in
Sept. 30 - BO Change
We Need rally on
the quad in front of Morrill Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno in
Sept. 17b - BO Change We Need rally at the
baseball stadium at Cashman Center in Las Vegas, NV.
Sept. 17a - BO Change
We Need event at Main City Park in Elko, NV.
Aug. 17c - BO greets
patrons at PJ &
Company Restaurant Saloon in Reno, NV.
Aug. 17b - BO
town hall meeting at Earl Wooster High School in Reno, NV.
Aug. 17a - BO meets with T. Boone Pickens at the Summit
casino-resort in Reno, NV.
June 24 - BO does brief tour
of solar panels followed by "Change that Works for
You" discussion on "A
Serious Energy Policy for Our Future" at Springs Preserve in Las Vegas,
Oct. 16 - BO Community
gathering at Mack’s Apples in Londonderry, NH.
Sept. 13 - BO Change We Need rally at Veterans
Memorial Park in Manchester, NH.
Sept. 12b - BO Change We Need event at the
Hampshire Technical Institute, Goldie Crocker Wellness Center in
12a - BO discussion on tax relief
middle class at the McConnell Center in Dover, NH.
June 27 - BO and Sen. Hillary Clinton hold a “Unite for Change” rally at Unity
in Unity, NH. [Clinton and Obama each
received 107 votes in
the Jan. 8 New Hampshire primary].
Sept. 5 - BO
reception at the home of
DNC finance chair Phil
Murphy; and fundraising dinner at the home of rock star Jon Bon Jovi in
Middletown, NJ. ($)
Sept. 6 - BO addresses AARP's
National Life@50+ Event & Expo in Washington, DC
via satellite from Newark, NJ.
Oct. 25 - BO Early
Vote for Change rally at University of New Mexico, Johnson Field in
Sept. 18d - BO fundraiser at the home
at Albuquerque President Paul Blanchard in the
North Valley of
Albuquerque, NM. ($)
18c - BO (arrives late for) Change We Need
rally at the Plaza de Española in Española, NM.
Sept. 18b - BO orders
enchiladas, pie and a
cookie to go and greets customers at the Range Cafe in Bernalillo, NM.
Sept. 18a - BO
with tribal leaders
at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM.
Aug. 18b - BO town hall meeting Rio
Grande High School main
gymnasium in Albuquerque, NM.
- BO discussion
on equal pay at the Albuquerque City Government Main Library in
June 23 - BO "Change that
Works for You" discussion with working women at the
Flying Star Cafe in Albuquerque, NM.
Oct. 16c - BO
Springstein and Billy Joel at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY. ($)
Oct. 16b - BO speaks, along with Sen. John
McCain, at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial
Foundation Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, NY.
Oct. 16a - BO finance breakfast at The Metropolitan Club in
New York, NY. ($)
Oct. 15 - Final presidential debate in the
Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University in Hempstead,
Sept. 11c - BO follows Sen.
in speaking at the ServiceNation Summit
Presidential Candidates Forum at Lerner Hall’s
Arledge Auditorium at Columbia University in New York, NY.
Sept. 11b - BO joins Sen. McCain
seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks at Ground
Zero in New York, NY.
Sept. 11a - BO private lunch with
former President Bill Clinton at his office in
Sept. 10 - BO tapes
"The Late Show with
David Letterman" in New York, NY.
July 10 - BO women for
Obama finance breakfast with
Sen. Clinton at Hilton Towers in New York, NY. ($)
July 9b - BO fundraiser with Sen.
Clinton hosted by Barbaralee Diamonstein and Carl Spielvogel at the
Loews Regency in New York, NY. ($)
July 9a - BO fundraiser at the Grand
Hyatt in New York, NY. ($)
June 4b - BO
at the home of Jane Hartley and Ralph Schlosstein on Park
June 4a - BO fundraiser at the home of Bonnie and
Richard Reiss on Park Avenue. ($)
Nov. 3 - BO Change We Need rally at University of
North Carolina-Charlotte, Hayes
Recreation Fields in Charlotte, NC.
Oct. 29 - BO
Early Vote for Change rally
at Halifax Mall, Government Complex in Raleigh, NC.
Oct. 19b - BO Change
We Need rally at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC.
Oct. 19a - BO stops
at Cape Fear BBQ and Chicken in Fayetteville, NC.
At the Hampton Inn in Dunn, NC.
...Oct. 5-6: BO debate prep. at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville,
Oct. 6 - BO speaks briefly to reporters outside the
Grove Park Inn, en route to the 12
Bones Smokehouse, where he
greets diners and gets take out lunch.
Oct. 6 - BO on the Steve Harvey and Tom
Joyner radio shows in the morning.
Oct. 5 - BO in the
Change We Need rally at Asheville High School, Memorial
Stadium in Asheville, NC.
Oct. 4 - BO surprise appearance at the North Carolina Democratic
Party's Vance-Aycock Dinner at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.
Sept. 27 - BO and JRB
participate in a Change We Need rally on Washington Street
in front of the J. Douglas Galyon Depot in Greensboro, NC.*
Sept. 21 - BO Change We
Need rally at E. 4th and S. Davidson Streets in Charlotte, NC.
Aug. 20 - BO greets people and does
some shopping at the Farmers' Curb Market in Greensboro, NC.
Aug. 19 - BO
town hall at the North Carolina
Exposition Center in Raleigh, NC.
7 - Planned
discussion on economic security for America’s
families at James Martin Middle School
in Charlotte, NC
canceled after Obama’s flight from Chicago Midway made a precautionary
Airport in St. Louis, MO. Obama spoke to the audience by phone.
June 9 - BO "Change that
Works for You" speech at North Carolina State
Center in Raleigh, NC.
July 3 - BO town hall
meeting with veterans at The
Children's Museum at
Yunker Farm in Fargo,
Nov. 2c - BO Change We Need
rally at Nippert Stadium, University of Cincinnati in
Nov. 2b - BO Change We Need rally
with Michelle Obama and special guest Bruce
Springsteen at Malls A, B, and C, Lakeside Ave. in Cleveland, OH.
Nov. 2a - BO Change We Need
rally with Michelle Obama at the Ohio Statehouse, West
Plaza in Columbus, OH.
Oct. 27 - BO Closing
argument speech at Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, OH.
...Oct. 12-14: BO debate prep. at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge in Oregon, OH.
Oct. 14 - BO greets
workers during afternoon shift
change at the Chrysler-Toledo Machining Plant in Perrysburg Township,
Oct. 13 - BO afternoon rally at
the SeaGate Convention Centre in Toledo, OH.
Oct. 12 - BO does door-to-door canvassing Shrewsbury Street in the Lincoln Green area
of Holland, OH. ..site of encounter with plumber Joe
...Oct. 9-10 BO "American Jobs Tour"
Oct. 10c - BO unannounced
appearance at a GOTV
training session for hundreds of campaign organizers in the Greater
Convention Center in Columbus, OH.
Oct. 10b - BO rally at Genoa
Park in Columbus, OH.
Oct. 10a - BO
rally at Ross County Courthouse in Chillicothe, OH.
Oct. 9d - BO rally at
Shawnee State University,
Alumni Green in Portsmouth, OH.
- BO stops
at the Fireside Restaurant, greets diners, has some pie, and gets food
to go, in Georgetown, OH.
Oct. 9b - BO rally at Ault Park Pavilion in
Oct. 9a - BO rally at Fifth Third Field (home of
the Dayton Dragons) in Dayton, OH.
Sept. 9 - BO major policy address on education at
Stebbins High School gym in Riverside (Dayton area), OH.
Sept. 3b - BO barbeque at
Piergallini family farm in Dillonvale, OH (Jefferson County).
Sept. 3a - BO discussion on
and the economy at Kent State University-Tuscarawas in New
Aug. 31b - BO and JRB discussion
on the economy and On the Road to Change rally at Toledo-Lucas County
Public Library in Toledo, OH.*
Aug. 31a - BO attends
services at St. Luke's Lutheran Church followed by a news
conference outside in Lima, OH.
Aug. 30d - BO and JRB On the Road to Change
rally at Dublin
Coffman High School football stadium in Dublin, OH.*
Aug. 30c - BO and JRB unannounced
stop to buy corn at a stand on the corner
of Rts. 61 and 229 run by the Marengo United Methodist Church in
Aug. 30b - BO and JRB attend
the memorial service for Rep.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland,
Aug. 30a - BO and JRB have
breakfast at Yankee Kitchen Family
Restaurant in Boardman, OH.*
Aug. 5c - BO "New Energy for America"
town hall at
Baldwin-Wallace College's Lou Higgins Recreation Center in Berea, OH.
Aug. 5b - BO unannounced stop at Stahl's Farm
Market in Ravenna, OH, buys peaches and apple fritters.
Aug. 5a - BO "New Energy for America" town hall at
Austintown Fitch High
School in Youngstown, OH.
July 14 - BO addresses
99th Annual NAACP Convention at Duke Energy Convention Center in
July 11 - BO "A Secure
Future" town hall at Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton, OH.
July 1 - BO tours
and makes remarks on a new President’s Council for
Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the Eastside
Community Ministry in Zanesville, OH.
June 13 - BO "Change that
Works for You" meeting with
seniors at Oakleaf Village of Columbus in Columbus, OH.
Oct. 28 - BO Change
We Need rally in the rain at Widener
University, Main Quad in Chester, PA.
Oct. 27 - BO Change We Need rally at Mellon Arena
in Pittsburgh, PA.
Oct. 11 - BO does four rallies in Philadelphia, PA:
d-Change We Need rally at
the Intersection of South 52nd Street and
c-Change We Need rally at Vernon
b-Change We Need rally at Mayfair
a-Change We Need rally at Progress
Oct. 3b - BO buys flowers for his wife for their
16th anniversary at Penny's
Flowers in Glenside, PA, then stops to shake hands with students
outside the Springfield Township
elementary school on Easton Road in Glenside, PA.
Oct. 3a - BO community gathering at
Schwarzman Stadium, Abington High
School in Abington,
Sept. 5b - BO unannounced stop, greets
the Avenue Diner in Wyoming, PA.
Sept. 5a - BO
discussion on the economy at
Schott Glass in Duryea, PA.
Sept. 4c - BO Change We Need event at Buchanan Park
in Lancaster, PA.
Sept. 4b -
stops at Columbia Market House, buys some
fruit in Columbia, PA.
Sept. 4a - BO tours
and holds a discussion on the economy at Voith Siemens
Hydro Power in York, PA. Also, sits down for an interview with
of FOX News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” in York, PA.
Aug. 29c - BO and JRB do an
the Road to Change event at Irvine Park in
Aug. 29b - BO and JRB stop
for ice cream at the Windmill Ice Cream Shop in Aliquippa,
Aug. 29a - BO and JRB tour
Pennsylvania Bio Diesel in Monaca, PA.*
June 26 - BO concludes
“Change that Works for
tour with an Economic Competitiveness Summit at Carnegie
Weigand Gymnasium in Pittsburgh, PA.
June 14 - BO "Change that Works for You" town hall
meeting at Radnor
Middle School in Wayne, PA.
June 13 - BO evening
fundraising reception and
discussion at the Sheraton (17th and Race Streets) in Philadelphia, PA.
Oct. 7b - BO makes brief appearance at a dessert
reception fundraiser at the home of
former Vice President Al Gore in the Belle Meade neighborhood of
Nashville, TN. ($)
7a - Town
hall presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.
July 31b - BO fundraiser
at the home of
eCorp CEO John Thrash and his wife Becca Cason Thrash in Houston, TX. ($)
31a - BO fundraiser at the
trial lawyer Richard Mithoff and his wife Ginni in
the River Oaks community in Houston, TX. ($)
Nov. 3 - BO Change We Need
rally at Prince William County Fairgrounds in
Oct. 30 - BO Change
We Need rally at Verizon
Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, VA.
Oct. 28b - BO Change We Need
rally at Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA.
Oct. 28a - BO Change We
rally at James Madison University, Convocation Center in Harrisonburg,
Oct. 22c - BO Change We Need rally at Ida Lee Park,
Festival Field in Leesburg, VA.
Oct. 22b - BO Change We Need
rally at Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, VA.
Oct. 22a - BO meets with his
Senior Working Group on National Security in Richmond,
Oct. 17b - BO
stop at the Total Elegance Salon in Roanoke, VA.
Oct. 17a - BO Change
We Need rally at The
Coliseum at Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, VA.
Oct. 4 - BO
Change We Need rally at Victory
Landing Park in Newport News, VA.
Sept. 27 - BO and JRB
participate in a Change We Need rally at Ball Circle,
University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.*
Sept. 10 - BO
discussion on education at
Granby High School in Norfolk, VA.
Sept. 9b - BO Change We Need
town hall at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, VA.
Sept. 9a - BO stops for a shake and food
to go and greet patrons at Ellis Soda Shoppe & Grill in Abingdon,
Aug. 21e - BO town hall meeting at Oscar Smith High School,
J. William Myers Gymnasium in Chesapeake, VA.
Aug. 21d - BO stops at Virginia Favorites, Ltd. in Emporia,
Aug. 21c - BO stops to get lunch at Longstreet's
Deli in Petersburg, VA.
Aug. 21b - BO discussion
on the economy, accompanied by Gov. Kaine, at John
Tyler Community College in Chester, VA.
Aug. 21a - BO meets
privately with Gov.
Tim Kaine and Kaine's staff at the Omni in Richmond, VA.
Aug. 20c - BO town hall meeting at EC Glass
High School in Lynchburg, VA.
Aug. 20b - BO stops
Sugar's BBQ in Danville, VA.
Aug. 20a - BO
discussion on protecting
American jobs at Patrick Henry Community College, Motorsports Facility in Martinsville, VA.
July 28 - BO fundraising event home of Art and Sela Collins in Arlington, VA.
July 10 - BO "Economic
America's Women" town hall at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, VA.
June 18 - BO fundraiser at the Hickory Hill
estate in McLean, VA. ($)
June 5b - BO rally at Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, VA.
June 5a - BO town hall meeting at Virginia
High School in Bristol, VA.
Oct. 1 - BO Change We Need rally at
of Pearl and 2nd Streets (beside the La Crosse Center) in La Crosse, WI.
Sept. 22 - BO major
policy address at the Resch
Center in Green Bay, WI.
Sept. 1 - BO originally scheduled as a "Rally for
America's Workers" changed to
short remarks on Hurricane Gustav at Marcus
Amphitheater in Milwaukee, WI.
Aug. 24b - BO barbeque at Rod and
Gun Park in Eau Claire, WI.
Aug. 24a - BO attends
the First Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, WI.
June 12 - BO "Change
that Works for
hall meeting at Kaukauna High School Gymnasium in Kaukauna, WI.
Thurs. July 17, 2008
Chicago Midway to Reagan National Airport; motorcade
to Andrews Air Force Base.
to Middle East and Europe. The first part of the trip in Kuwait,
Afghanistan and Iraq,
accompanied by Sens. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Chuck Hagel
(R-NE), was as a member of an
congressional delegation; that ended in Jordan and thereafter it
was a campaign trip.
Fri. July 18, 2008
-Visits with troops
and meets with officers
during a roughly two-hour stop at Camp Arifjan, the main U.S. military
base in KUWAIT.
Sat. July 19, 2008
the airport in Kabul, AFGHANISTAN around noon local time.
Bagram Air Base.
-By helicopter to Jalalabad
in Nangahar province, meets with U.S. soldiers and local leaders at
Jalalabad Air Field.
-Helicopter tour of eastern Afghanistan.
-Dinner with senior Afghan officials in Kabul.
Sun. July 20, 2008
-Breakfast with troops at Camp Eggers in Kabul.
-Working lunch with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other top
officials at the presidential palace in Kabul.
-Received by the Emir of
Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah at his Dar Salwa
residence, holds discussions with the Emir and officials, followed by a
July 21, 2008
-Meets with soldiers and officials at a base outside of Basra.
Arrives at Baghdad International Airport.
-Flight by Blackhawk
helicopter with Gen. David Petraeus to the Green Zone.
-Meets with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq
Ryan Crocker, and Iraqi officials at the prime minister’s residence in
the Green Zone.
-Meets with Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi
at his home in the Green Zone.
-Meets with Gen. David Petraeus and Amb. Ryan Crocker.
July 22, 2008
-Breakfast with U.S. Army soldiers at the
U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad.
-Meets with Sunni tribal leaders (Awakening Councils)
at the governor's
headquarters in Ramadi.
Arrives at Marka
Airport in Amman, JORDAN.
-News conference with Sens. Reed and Hagel at the Amman Citadel.
-Meets one-on-one with King Abdullah, followed by dinner at Abdullah's
Beit Al Urdan palace including Reed and Hagel; then Abdullah drives
Obama to the airport in his Mercedes 600.
Ben-Gurion Airport in ISRAEL, to the
King David Hotel in Jerusalem.
Wed. July 23, 2008
ISRAEL and the West Bank:
-Breakfast with Defense Minister Ehud Barak at the King David Hotel.
-Meets with Likud Party Chairman Benjamin
Netanyahu at the King David Hotel.
-Visits the Holocaust History Museum at Yad
-Meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres at at Beit HaNasi
(President's Residence) in Jerusalem.
-Meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister
Salam Fayyad at the Muqata (president's compound) in Ramallah.
-Helicopter tour of Jerusalem and Israel/West Bank, then tours the town
of Sderot, followed by Sderot news conference with stacks of rocket
shells in the background.
-Meets the Mayor of Jerusalem Rabbi Uri Lupoliansky and
two victims of recent terrorist attack at the King David Hotel.
-Dinner with Prime Minister Olmert at his residence in Jerusalem.
July 24, 2008
-Prays at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin,
-Meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the chancellery
...break at the Hotel Adlon, where he
is staying in Berlin.
-Meets with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the Foreign
Ministry in Berlin.
-Meets with Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit at the
Hotel Adlon in Berlin.
...works out at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Berlin.
on the U.S.-German partnership and the need to strengthen Transatlantic
relations in front of the Siegessäule (Victory Column) at the
Grosser Stern in Tiergarten Park in Berlin.
-Visit to Rammstein and
Landstuhl US military bases in the southwest Germany.canceled
Thursday afternoon. "...it
would be inappropriate to make a stop to visit troops at a U.S.
military facility as part of a trip funded by the campaign."-spokesman
Arrives as Le Bourget
Airport in Paris, FRANCE.
-Meets with French President Nicolas
Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace in Paris, followed by a joint press
Arrives at Heathrow Airport in London, ENGLAND, to the Hyatt Regency London -
-Breakfast meeting with Middle East envoy
former Prime Minister Tony Blair at the Hyatt Regency London - The
-Meets with British Prime Minister
Gordon Brown at 10 Downing Street, including a walk in nearby
Horseguards Parade, followed by solo press conference in front of 10
Downing Street, in London.
-Meets with Conservative Party
David Cameron at the Houses of Parliament in London.
Returns to the United States.
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