Highlights on the Road to the White House
|Wed. Oct. 1||U.S. Senate passes modified financial rescue/bailout bill by
a vote of 75-24.
|Thurs. Oct. 2
vice presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
|Fri. Oct. 3
||U.S. House passes the modified financial rescue/bailout bill by a vote of 263-171. President Bush signs the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 into law. >|
|Sat. Oct. 4
|Sun. Oct. 5
|Mon. Oct. 6
|Tues. Oct. 7
town meeting debate
at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.
|Wed. Oct. 8
|Thurs. Oct. 9
||Dow Jones Industrial Average loses 678.91 points (7.33%), a
record percentage decline.
|Fri. Oct. 10
|Sat. Oct. 11|
|Sun. Oct. 12|
|Mon. Oct. 13||Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 936.42 points (11.08%), a record increase in points and percentage.|
|Tues. Oct. 14|
|Wed. Oct. 15||Dow Jones Industrial Average loses 733.08 points (7.87%), a
new record percentage decline.
CPD-sponsored presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. >
|Thurs. Oct. 16|
|Fri. Oct. 17
|Sat. Oct. 18
|Sun. Oct. 19
||-General Colin Powell (ret.) endorses Sen. Obama.
-Obama campaign announces that in the month of September "we raised over $150 million and added 632,000 new donors for a total 3.1 million donors to date."
|Mon. Oct. 20|
|Tues. Oct. 21|
|Wed. Oct. 22|
|Thurs. Oct. 23||Independent/Third
Party Presidential Debate, sponsored by Free
at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.
|Fri. Oct. 24|
|Sat. Oct. 25|
|Sun. Oct. 26|
|Copyright © 2008 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action||