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Originally posted 11/03/2004 11:00AM
Shortly after 11 a.m. ET, President George W. Bush received a phone call from Sen. John Kerry, to concede the 2004 presidential election.
Originally posted 11/03/2004 07:00AM
The White House waited until 5:40 a.m. ET Wednesday morning to declare victory in the presidential race, with Andrew Card, the chief of staff, claiming Ohio as a Republican-win state that would give George W. Bush enough electoral votes to bring him to 269, just one shy of the 270 necessary for victory.
Originally posted 11/02/2004 10:00PM
And the winner is...still waiting to hear.
Originally posted 11/02/2004 03:00PM
With long lines at polling places – including a 90-minute-plus wait in Manhattan's Districts 7 and 10, adjacent to the World Trade Center – officials are predicting a record turnout in the first wartime election in a generation.
Originally posted 11/02/2004 08:00AM
Monday – and early Tuesday morning – marked a grueling day for both presidential candidates, with President George W. Bush cutting a 2,548-mile swath through battleground states before ending up at his Crawford, Texas, ranch, while John Kerry faced rallies in Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio.
Originally posted 11/01/2004 08:00AM
With nearly every poll showing the presidential race to be a dead heat, Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic challenger Sen. Jon Kerry spent the weekend frantically campaigning in battleground states.
Originally posted 10/21/2004 03:10PM
A week and a half after her husband's death, Christopher Reeve's widow, Dana, joined Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry Thursday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, to introduce him and express her support for him and his call for federally funded expansion of embryonic stem-cell research and innovation.
Originally posted 10/14/2004 08:00AM
RECOVERING: Doctors say the prognosis for Melissa Etheridge is excellent after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Etheridge underwent a lumpectomy over the weekend after she discovered a lump in her breast as a result of self-examination. She and her doctor are deciding the next course of treatment. "I’m taking all of this one day at a time and spending time with the ones I love," Etheridge tells PEOPLE. "I want to thank everyone for their concern and outpouring of affection."
Originally posted 10/13/2004 01:40PM
Just one day before his death on Sunday, Christopher Reeve called Sen. John Kerry to congratulate him on his Oct. 8 debate and share his excitement about the stem-cell research issue reaching a national audience. Kerry, the Democratic candidate for President, talked exclusively with PEOPLE on Tuesday about Reeve's last words, their friendship and how the Superman star – paralyzed in a 1995 horseback-riding accident – inspired him.
Originally posted 10/11/2004 08:00AM
The hotly contested presidential race has Hollywood seeing green – as celebrities on both coasts are reaching into their bank accounts to back their candidates of choice.
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