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Friday September 2, 2005

UPDATED* BUSH in Hurricane Destruction Areas: Bush tours the Gulf Coast
today, making stops in Mobile, Biloxi, and New Orleans. In Mobile, Ala.,
the president was to get a briefing on the damage, followed by a
helicopter survey of areas along the Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana
coasts. He was to walk through hard-hit neighborhoods in Biloxi,
Mississippi. But Bush was avoiding an in-person visit to the worst areas
of New Orleans, mostly drowned in rank floodwaters and descending in
many areas into lawlessness as desperate residents await rescue or even
just food and water. Instead, the president was taking an aerial tour of
the city and making an appearance at the airport several miles from the
center of town. [MSNBC.com, 9/2/05; AP, 9/2/05]

NEW* CHENEY in Washington. DC: Vice President Cheney is back at the
White House yesterday and is deeply involved in all meetings and
briefings according to NBC's Kelly O'Donnell. [MSNBC.com, 9/2/05]

NEW* LAURA BUSH in Lafayette, La: Mrs. Bush was to visit the Cajundome
arena to console people who took shelter there after Hurricane Katrina.
[MSNBC.com, 9/2/05]

NEW* RUMSFELD and DOLE in Washington, DC - 7:00 PM: Defense Secretary
Donald H. Rumsfeld; Gen. John Vessey, former chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff; and former Sen. Bob Dole, Kansas Republican,
participate in a commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of
World War II. Location: World War II Memorial, 17th Street between
Constitution and Independence avenues NW. [Washington Times, 9/2/05]

NEW* DOLE in Washington, DC- 12:30 PM: National Press Club hosts a
luncheon program with former Sen. Bob Dole, ballroom. [Washington Times,
9/2/05]

HUGHES in Rosemont, IL: Karen Hughes will attend the Islamic Society of
North America's 42nd annual convention at Rosemont's Donald E.
Stephens Convention Center outside of Chicago. ISNA joined other Muslims
across the nation last month in endorsing a fatwa, or religious decree,
against acts of violence carried out in the name of religion. At this
year's four-day convention, the Indianapolis-based organization's newly
formed anti-terrorism committee will pass out brochures that illustrate
how vicious acts spurred by extremism are the "antitheses" of Islam.
This year's ISNA's conference theme is "Muslims in North America:
Accomplishments, Challenges and the Road Ahead." Highlights include
panel discussions on the Patriot Act, Latino Muslims and women-friendly
mosques. [Chicago Sun-Times, 8/26/05]

Saturday September 3, 2005

HUCKABEE in Scottsdale, AZ - 8:50 AM Local Time: Mike Huckabee will be
one of many prominent Republicans speaking at the Republican Assembly
National Convention on one of the days from September 2 - 5.
[www.gopwing.com]

Monday September 5, 2005

ROMNEY in Israel: Romney has scheduled his "first international trip as
governor" for. He will go to Israel as a guest of the American Israel
Public Affairs Committee, "the most powerful pro-Israel lobby" in the
U.S. This trip to the Middle East "could help fill a major gap in his
thin resume on international issues and offer him an introduction to a
group that can provide strong financial support" for a WH bid. [National
Journal, 8/3/05]

Tuesday September 6, 2005

SANTORUM in Latrobe, PA - 10:30 AM: Senator Rick Santorum will discuss
small business and provide a Washington update at St. Vincent College in
the Carey Center. [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 8/28/05]

Thursday September 8, 2005

DeLAY in Westminster, MD - 6:30 PM: The Carroll County Republican
Central Committee will hold an evening with House Majority Leader Tom
DeLay of Texas on Sept. 8 at Martin's Westminster. Social time starts at
6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Times may change to accommodate
DeLay's schedule. Tickets are $800 for a table of 10, $85 for a single
ticket, and $150 for a photo/dinner ticket for a single or couple.
Purchasers of a table will get a photo. [Baltimore Sun, 8/14/05]

HUGHES and RICE: Karen Hughes will unveil her plans for re-crafting
America's image in a "town hall" staff meeting with Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice. Karen Hughes sent a cable to all U.S. embassies on
August 31, urging them to think of ways to commemorate the fourth
anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that will demonstrate that
terrorism is a challenge faced not just by the United States. The
instructions from the State Department's new undersecretary for public
diplomacy are an early sample of Hughes's plans to try to close the
chasm between the United States and much of the rest of the world,
particularly the bloc of more than 50 Islamic countries. [Washington
Post, 9/1/05]

Monday September 12, 2005

ROMNEY in New York City: Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will speak
at New York City's Harvard Club to members of the elite Manhattan
Institute. The think tank is home to many of the city's political movers
and shakers and is a close ally of Romney's potential 2008 GOP opponent,
former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Founded in the 1970s, the
Manhattan Institute is funded through $9 million in annual donations and
is widely viewed as New York City's most influential political group.
The Institute publishes the City Journal, an urban magazine considered a
must-read in the New York political scene. [Boston Herald, 8/29/05]

GIULIANI in New York City: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks
to Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America annual meeting,
New York, NY [ABCNews.com]

Tuesday September 13, 2005

RUMSFELD in New York, NY: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld will
make his first visit to the "Late Show With David Letterman" next week,
CBS announced. Rumsfeld, who has been secretary of defense to President
Bush since January 2001, will appear Tuesday night. [AP, 8/31/05]

PATAKI in Cedar Rapids, IA: New York Governor George Pataki will
deliver the keynote address to the Cedar Rapids area Chamber of
Commerce's 87th annual meeting. [AP, 8/17/05]

Wednesday September 14, 2005

BUSH in Washington, D.C.: President Bush will deliver the keynote
address and receive the "Celebrate 350 Gold Medal" at The National
Dinner hosted by The Commission for Commemorating 350 Years of American
Jewish History.

PATAKI in China and Japan: New York Governor George Pataki heads to
China and Japan on an eight-day mission to boost trade for New York
businesses. [AP, 8/17/05]

Friday September 16, 2005

CHENEY in Houston, TX: Vice President Cheney will appear on congressman
Tom DeLay's behalf at a luncheon in Houston, according to a letter
DeLay sent supporters announcing the event. Two tickets, a photo with
Cheney, nice seats and something called a "VVIP" reception are going for
$12,600. "Sponsors" can get in for $8,400, but won't get priority
seating. "Friends" can get one seat and entry to a "VIP" reception --
one V only -- for $2,100. [Washington Post, 8/23/05]

Saturday September 17, 2005

ROMNEY in Lake Winnepesaukee, NH: Romney will host a fund-raiser for
the NH GOP at his Lake Winnepesaukee home 9/17. [National Journal,
7/28/05]

Monday September 19, 2005
CHENEY in St. Louis, MO: Vice President Dick Cheney will host a major
fundraiser for Senator Jim Talent, as the Missouri Republican gears up
for a challenge from Democratic State Auditor Claire McCaskill. Talent
spokesman Rich Chrismer confirmed Wednesday that Cheney would host the
event in St. Louis on Sept. 19, less than three weeks after McCaskill
launched her bid to unseat the first term senator. Chrismer declined to
state how much the event would raise. Talent already holds a sizable
advantage over McCaskill with about $3.4 million in his war chest. That
includes more than $1 million from a June event that President Bush
attended in St. Louis. [AP, 8/31/05]

Wednesday September 21, 2005

BUSH in Washington, DC: President Bush will welcome Hungarian Prime
Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany for a meeting at the White House on October 3,
2005. Hungary is a close NATO ally which has made important
contributions to supporting democracy and security in Iraq, Afghanistan,
and the Balkans. The President and the Prime Minister will discuss our
common commitment to working together to advance freedom in Europe,
Eurasia, and the world. [White House, 7/14/05]

DOLE in Greensboro, NC - 6 PM: Former President Bill Clinton and former
Sen. Bob Dole will headline a fund-raising gala in Greensboro in
September to raise money for Bennett College for Women. A reception for
Clinton and Dole will be held at Grandover Resort and Conference Center
at 6 p.m. on Sept. 21. At 7 p.m., Bennett contributors can attend the
gala celebration with the two former political leaders. [American City
Business Journals, 7/1/05]

September 23 - 25, 2005

ROMNEY in Mackinac Island, MI: Governor Mitt Romney scheduled to appear
at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference, where more than 1,000
elected officials, campaign contributors, conservative advocates, and
candidates for a wide range of Michigan political posts will be
gathering. [Boston Globe, 8/11/05]

McCAIN in Mackinac Island, MI: Senator John McCain of Arizona is
scheduled to appear at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference,
where more than 1,000 elected officials, campaign contributors,
conservative advocates, and candidates for a wide range of Michigan
political posts will be gathering. [Boston Globe, 8/11/05]

September 24, 2005

LAURA BUSH in Washington, DC - 10:00 AM: Sponsored by the Library of
Congress and hosted by first lady Laura Bush, the 5th annual National
Book Festival will feature more than 80 authors speaking and signing
books in several pavilions on the National Mall. It ends at 5:00 PM.

SANTORUM in Sayre, PA: Senator Rick Santorum will attend a benefit for
the Sayre Theatre. Several months ago, the Sayre Theatre helped out a
local nonprofit foundation with a fundraiser. Now, the foundation will
help the theater. The festivities are expected to be daylong, and will
include several celebrities from politics, entertainment and sports.
Actor James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars
movies, is one of the headliners. Gov. Ed Rendell has been invited and
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is scheduled to attend the event. [Towanda
Daily Review, 8/18/05]

September 30, 2005
RICE in Princeton, NJ: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice plans
to visit Princeton University to give the keynote speech that will kick
off the 75th anniversary year of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson
School of Public and International Affairs. The school is planning
various lectures, conferences and other events from Sept. 30 through
next June to mark its 75th anniversary year. [NJ.com. 8/24/05]

October 3, 2005

BUSH in Washington, DC: Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany meets
with President Bush at the White House, Washington, DC [ABCNews.com]

Saturday November 5, 2005

GIULIANI in St. Louis, MO: National hero and legendary New York mayor
Rudolph Giuliani will headline this year's Founders Day celebration,
which will be held on Nov. 5 at America's Center in downtown St. Louis
at 8th and Washington Streets. [Release, 8/8/05]

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All this gadding about on our tax $! Some to upgrade the image of a failed republic under this incompetent president. He is the one responsible for the poor image, IMPEACH NOW!

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