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2004 Presidential Elections
Originally posted 11/05/2004 11:00AM
BUSH ELECTED: Shortly after 11 a.m. ET Wednesday, President George W. Bush received a phone call from Sen. John Kerry, to concede the 2004 presidential election. "Congratulations, Mr. President," a "very gracious" Kerry reportedly told Bush. The president delivered a brief victory speech later that day, telling the public, "We had a long night and a great night." Thanking Americans for their support and for their record turnout at the polls, the commander in chief said, "I am humbled by the confidence and trust of my fellow citizens. … I will do my best to fulfill that duty as your president."
Originally posted 10/01/2004 08:10AM
The war in Iraq took center stage during Thursday night's debate, with Sen. John Kerry calling President Bush's invasion of the country "a colossal error in judgment," while the incumbent hammered home his message that the world is a safer place without Saddam Hussein.
Originally posted 09/03/2004 08:00AM
Pres. George W. Bush took center stage at the Republican National Convention in New York City Thursday night and accepted his party's nomination to run for a second term.
Originally posted 07/09/2004 01:00PM
KERRY'S CHOICE: North Carolina Sen. John Edwards was named as the running mate for Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry. Edwards, 51, is said to have met privately with Kerry, 60, last week in Washington after calling short a family visit to Disney World in Florida, said NBC. Edwards, a former lawyer who made a run this year for the Democratic presidential nomination, is known as an energetic vote-getter and has been compared to Bill Clinton in his dynamic speaking ability. George W. Bush dismissed Edwards by saying of his own veep, "Dick Cheney can be President."
Originally posted 07/09/2004 08:00AM
New York's Radio City Music Hall became a 6,000-seat Democratic convention Thursday night, as stars took the great stage to sing the praises of the new John Kerry-John Edwards ticket – and to pour $7.5 million into the campaign's coffers.
Originally posted 06/24/2004 08:45AM
Brooklyn's best, Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond, are tuning up to sing together for the first time in 24 years on Thursday, topping the bill at an all-star Los Angeles fundraiser for Democratic hopeful John Kerry.
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