July 26-29, 2004, Democratic Convention, Boston, Massachusetts! Time line & Kerry Nomination Chart Here!
Democratic Nominee For President: John Kerry!
John Kerry stepped onto the stage at 10:03 PM;
Said his first words, "Thank you," at 10:09 PM;
Said, "I'm John Kerry and I'm reporting for duty at 10:11 PM;
Officially accepted the party's nomination at 10:22 PM: Asc: 4 Aries (the perfect Ascendant for a war hero!)
Birth Data for Elizabeth Edwards: July 3, 1949, Jacksonville, Florida (no birth time known!)
I hate to say it . . .
Ralph Nader is running, per his announcement on Tim Russert's "Meet the Press."
Democratic Party Wild Cards
Feb 18, 2004: Dean suspends presidential campaign Blog statement: 'Support the Democrats this fall'
Feb 3, 2004: Lieberman drops out of race; Kerry takes lead
Gephardt drops out; Kerry wins Iowa Caucuses
January 19, 2004 -- DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) -- Iowa Democrats upended the Democratic presidential race Monday night, according to CNN projections, giving Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts a strong victory and dealing an apparently fatal blow to Rep. Dick Gephardt's run for the White House. CNN
Carol Moseley-Braun (Out of Race)
January 15, 2004: Moseley Braun to end campaign, endorse Dean, MSNBC "FORT DODGE, Iowa - Carol Moseley Braun plans to end her White House bid Thursday, throwing her support to Democratic front-runner Howard Dean and leaving an all-male field for the presidency."
[It's still a good ole' boys network -- Starcats].
Sen. Joe Biden (Out of Race)
August 11, 2003: Biden says he will not run for president , Philadelphia Inquirer
"In a prepared statement, Biden he is "deeply concerned" that the United States is "heading in the wrong direction at home and abroad," but that he believes he can best shape public policy as a senator, rather than as a presidential candidate."
CNN -- Los Angeles 10/07/03: "I have made the judgment that I cannot be elected president," Graham said, citing his late start, which resulted from heavy Senate responsibilities and heart surgery early this year. "All of those things combined to make it difficult for us to have the time and to close the gap in organization and fund raising -- which have led to this difficult decision."
Read Rob Couteau's Transcendental Astro Bio of George W. Bush
Pres & Veep Debates
First Presidential Debate:
Thursday, September 30
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
Vice Presidential Debate:
Tuesday, October 5
Case Western Reserve University
Second Presidential Debate:
Friday, October 8
St. Louis, MO
Third Presidential Debate:
Wednesday, October 13
Arizona State University
Each debate will last for ninety minutes, start at 9:00 p.m. ET, and take place before a live audience.
Ed Gillespie called GOP Convention to order, August 30, 2004, 10:00 AM, EDT, New York, New York. Asc: 19 Libra. GOP Convention Schedule/printable
George Bush Accepts GOP Nomination for Term Two @ 10:10 PM, EDT, New York, New York, Asc: 19 Taurus. See charts for GOP Convention
Republican National Convention, August 30-September 2, 2004, New York City
August 2, 2004: “Finally we have a time for the First Lady of 6 PM, giving her 14 Taurus rising. The data are rated B, submitted by Carrie Sheridan, from two different biographies: “Laura Welch Bush” by Tanya Lee Stone and “George and Laura: A Portrait of an American Marriage” by Christopher Anderson. In both books, the story is the same: her father left work when the office closed at 5 PM and went across the street to the clinic. An hour later she was born.” Courtesy of Pat Taglilatelo, AtroDatabank Editor (See Pat's "Updates" section).
Excellent Resource: Prof. Avi Bass, Northern Illinois University Election 2004