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2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008-09
Jan. 9, 2009-
President-elect Obama holds press conference to announce his choices for DNI and CIA.
Jan. 7, 2009-President-elect Obama holds press conference to announce Nancy Killefer as Chief Performance Officer.
Jan. 5, 2009-RNC Chairmanship Debate sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform.
See Inauguration page for those photos.
Season's Greetings
Dec. 19, 2008-President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush unveil their portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.
Dec. 17, 2008-Code Pink activists hurl shoes at President Bush figure.
Dec. 15, 2008-Beyond the Beltway-Maryland electors meet in Annapolis, MD.
Dec. 8, 2008-Press conference
on the question "Is Obama a Natural Born Citizen?"
Dec. 8, 2008-Attorney General-designate Eric Holder meets with Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT).
Nov. 24, 2008-Arrival of the 2008 Capitol Christmas Tree.
Nov. 6, 2008-OSCE Parliamentary Assembly election observation mission reports its findings.
Nov. 6, 2008-Change to Win post-election press conference.
Nov. 5, 2008-Leaders of environmental groups discuss the election outcome.
Nov. 5, 2008-DNC Chairman Howard Dean and RNC Chairman Mike Duncan discuss the election outcome.
Nov. 5, 2008-AFL-CIO holds a post-election briefing.
Nov. 3, 2008-Phonebanking at AFL-CIO headquarters.
Nov. 3, 2008-Constructing the review stand for the Inaugural Parade.

Sept. 24, 2008-"First Nail Ceremony" marks beginning of construction of Inaugural Platform.
Sept. 17, 2008-Clinton supporter Lynn Forester de Rothschild endorses McCain.
Sept. 17, 2008-Speaker Nancy Pelosi and women Members of Congress press conference on Obama and the Change Women Need.
Sept. 12, 2008-Values Voter Summit 2008 draws hundreds of activists.

Sept. 10, 2008-Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) promotes third party and Independent candidates.
Aug. 31, 2008-Beyond the Beltway-Politics at the Minnesota State Fair.
Aug. 8, 2008-Independent candidate Ralph Nader calls for a crackdown on corporate crime.
Aug. 6, 2008-Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) addresses the National Press Club.
July 29, 2008-Obama for America and the DNC announce "unprecedented" effort to mobilize Hispanic voters.
July 15, 2008-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) delivers a major address on Iraq and American national security.

July 10, 2008-Voter registration efforts are gearing up.
June 10, 2008-Democratic leaders hold press conference to show unity.
June 10, 2008-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) addresses the NFIB and eBay 2008 Small Business Summit.
June 7, 2008-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) suspends her campaign and endorses Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL).
June 2, 2008-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) addresses AIPAC's 2008 Policy Conference.
May 31, 2008-DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee meeting addresses the dispute over Florida and Michigan.
May 28, 2008-Briefing on the Republican National Convention.
May 22, 2008-Gov. Ted Strickland (D-OH) in Washington for a Living Cities event, is one of many being mentioned as a potential vice presidential pick.
May 19, 2008-
Official opening of Virginia Victory ’08 headquarters in Arlington, VA.
May 12, 2008-Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr (GA) announces his candidacy for the Libertarian Party nomination.
April 8, 2008-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at a Vets for Freedom rally on Capitol Hill.

April 2, 2008-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD as part of his "Service to America" tour.
April 1, 2008-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA as part of his "Service to America" tour.
March 26, 2008-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) and Chelsea Clinton do a low-dollar "March to Victory" fundraiser.
March 21, 2008-Beyond the Beltway-Campaign activity in Philadelphia a month before the April 22 primary.
March 17, 2008-Sen Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) delivers a major policy speech on Iraq.
March 10, 2008-Obama campaign military advisors hold press conference.
March 7, 2008-RNC announces key additions.
March 3, 2008-McCain campaign event at which Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-GA) and Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) announced their endorsements.
Feb. 25, 2008-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) delivers a major foreign policy speech, and later does a fundraiser.
Feb. 24, 2008-Ralph Nader after his appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press."
Feb. 12, 2008-Voting in the presidential preference primary in Washington, DC.
Feb. 11, 2008-McCain supporters do visibility in Washington, DC prior to the primary.
Feb. 11, 2008-Obama campaign headquarters in Washington, DC.
Feb. 10, 2008-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) holds a roundtable and rallies supporters at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA.
Feb. 10, 2008-Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) speaks to reporters after an appearance on NBC News "Meet the Press."
Feb. 7-9, 2008-35th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Feb. 6, 2008-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) holds a press conference at her campaign headquarters in Arlington, VA.

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