2008 (1 visit, 5 days)
>Former Sen. John Edwards in NH on January 4-8, 2008 on “Main Street Express – Real Change Starts Now” bus tour.
[Note: The details of this final NH visit are from campaign schedules, have not been fact-checked, and do not include OTRs or unannounced changes].
On January 4 rally at Tower Mills in Manchester; organizing event at Radisson Hotel in Nashua; town hall at Frank Jones Center in Portsmouth, all with Elizabeth.
On January 5 canvass kick off w/ Elizabeth at Market Square in Portsmouth; rally w/ Elizabeth at Bektash Temple Hall in Concord; "Fighting for our Families" town hall with his parents at Lebanon High School in Lebanon; participated in the WMUR/ABC/Facebook Democratic debate.
36-hour “Marathon for the Middle Class;” most of the events with Elizabeth...
On January 6 town hall at Franco American Centre in Manchester; College for Everyone town hall at Keene State University in Keene; "Working Families" forum at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School cafeteria in Derry; Merrimack.
On January 7 event at Edwards for President office in Berlin; event at Miller's Cafe in Littleton; breakfast at the DaddyPops Tumble Inn Diner in Claremont; town hall meeting at Lake Opechee Inn in Lakeport; house party at the home of Peter and Jo Smith in Bedford; event at Winnacunnet High School cafeteria in Hampton; rally at Elks Lodge 184 in Dover; visibility and stop by at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester; event at The Democracy Factory in Somersworth; event at Edwards for President office in Rochester; house party at the home of the Daniels family in Durham; event at Edwards for President office in Portsmouth.
On January 8 w/ Elizabeth visit Ward 3 polling location at Carol M. Rines Center in Manchester; rally volunteers at Edwards for President headquarters in Manchester; election night rally at Tower Mills (300 Bedford St.) in Manchester.
2007 (23 visits, 43 days)
>Former Sen. John Edwards in NH on December 26, 2007. He canvassed with donuts and coffee starting at the home of Bill Barry and Helen Honorow in Nashua; held a town hall at Kennett High School in Conway; held a town hall at Belknap Mill in Laconia; did an "organizing convention" i.e. rallying volunteers at Edwards for President office in Manchester; and did an "organizing convention" at Edwards for President office in Salem.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on December 18-19, 2007. On December 18 he held a town hall featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne at Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon; a town hall featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne at Keene State University in Keene; a town hall featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne at Daniel Webster College auditorium in Nashua. On December 19 he held a town hall featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne at The Frank Jones Center in Portsmouth; a town hall at Macintosh College main campus in Dover; and a town hall featuring Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne at the Palace Theater in Manchester.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on December 7-8, 2007. On December 7 he participated in an AARP Divided We Fail Issues Forum at Derryfield Country Club in Manchester; held a house party at the home of Anthony Peluson in Bedford; held a town hall at ConVal High School in Peterborough; and held a town hall at Stevens High School in Claremont. On December 8 he held a town hall at Grappone Center in Concord; and held a town hall at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on November 25-26, 2007. On November 25 he held a town hall at The Governor’s Inn in Rochester; a town hall at Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant in Meredith; and participated in a conversation with members of New Hampshire's LGBT community and their allies at the New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition office in Concord. On November 26 he appeared on "The Exchange" at NHPR in Concord; held a town hall at Old Town Hall in Bow; dropped off food donations collected by New Hampshire state staff and volunteers at New Horizons Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen in Rochester; held a roundtable with Manchester teachers at at 1750 Elm, the Brady Sullivan Building cafeteria; held a town hall at Daniel Webster College, “Common Thread” in the Student Union in Nashua; and held a town hall at the Millyard Museum in Manchester.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on November 12-13, 2007. On November 12 he delivered a policy address on reforming the system for treating veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), at Plymouth State University's Multipurpose Room in the HUB in Plymouth; held a veterans's roundtable at the VFW Hall in Concord; and held a Dartmouth College town hall at Top of the Hop in Hanover. On November 13 he made remarks and did questions and answers at the "Grand Rounds" at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon; stopped by the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester for pie; held a town hall at Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club in Milford; and a town hall at Salem High School in Salem.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on November 6-7, 2007. On the afternoon and evening of November 6 he held a town hall at Stone Church in Newmarket; a town hall at South Church in Portsmouth; and a town hall at UNH, Holloway Commons in Durham. On November 7 he spoke at the Politics and Eggs breakfast at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford; and held a town hall (not open to general public due to school security) at Amherst Middle School auditorium.
>Following the debate in Philadelphia, former Sen. John Edwards returned to NH on October 31, 2007. He joined leaders of SEIU Local 1984 (State Employees Association of NH) for an endorsement event at the union's headquarters in Concord; held a town hall at Peterborough Town Hall; the Edwards family went trick-or-treating in Bedford; and he held a town hall Central High School in Manchester.
>Former Sen. John
visited NH on October 28-30, 2007, with wife Elizabeth
children Emma Claire and Jack as part of what was billed as a "Stand
On October 28 he held a town hall at Laconia High School in Laconia; a town hall at Rundlett Middle School in Concord; a town hall at Arbors of Bedford in Bedford; and a house party at the home of Cathleen Stuart in Londonderry.
On October 29 the Edwards family walked from the Holiday Inn to file for the primary in the Secretary of State's office at the State House in Concord; he delivered a major thematic speech "The Moral Test of Our Generation" at the Institute of Politics, Saint Anselm College in Manchester; held a town hall at Exeter Town Hall in Exeter; and appeared at a supporter meeting at The Sports Page in Portsmouth.
On the morning of October 30 he held a town hall at the Oyster River School in Durham. To Philadelphia for the debate at Drexel University.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on October 13-14, 2007. On October 13 he delivered a major speech on government reform at a town hall at Railroad Square in Keene; walked around the main streets of Goffstown with Jane Brzozowski and enjoyed the annual Pumpkin Regatta Festival; held a town hall at the Hopkinton Town Hall in Hopkinton; and held a town hall at Winnisquam High School in Tilton. On October 14 he received the endorsement of Friends of the Earth Action and held a house party at the home of Jennifer Peterson in Dover; did a house party at the Muns residence in Hapmton; held a town hall at Hudson Memorial School in Hudson; and had dinner at Fratello's in Manchester with 12 undecided voters, hosted and filmed by WMUR-TV.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on October 3, 2007. He addressed students and took questions in a class, did a press availability, addressed students and took questions in a second class, and met with teachers to discuss education issues at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton (this is a NEA 'From the School House to the White House' event); met and spoke with workers at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Seavey Island, Kittery, ME and held a press availability outside the gates; and held a forum on Iraq at Seacoast Media Group in Portsmouth.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on September 26-28, 2007. On the evening of September 26 he participated in the debate at Dartmouth. On September 27-28 he did a two-day "Economic Fairness for the North Country" barnstorm. On September 27 he addressed an 8th grade class and took questions at Francis C. Richmond Middle School in Hanover; participated in the MySpace/MTV Presidential Candidate Dialogue at the University of New Hampshire's Paul Sweet Oval Field House in Durham; held a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing rural and working families with members of The Carsey Institute at Huddleston Hall Dining Hall on the UNH campus in Durham; did a town hall and bluegrass concert at Salyards Center for the Arts in Conway; and did a town hall and bluegrass concert at NH Community College cafeteria in Berlin. On September 28 he did a town hall and bluegrass concert at Littleton Community House in Littleton; and a town hall and bluegrass concert at the New Hampshire Community Technical College in Claremont.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on September 7-9, 2007. Early on the evening of September 7 he attended a house party at the home of Skip and Meg Curtis in Hillsborough. On September 8 he did a National United Brotherhood of Carpenters endorsement event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua; a house party at the Honorow residence in Nashua; a house party at the Warner residence in Derry; a house party at the Snow residence in Stratham; and a house party at the Manning residence in Manchester. On September 9 he attended a house party at the home of Nancy and Jack Crawford in Spofford.
>Former Sen. John
did a four-day "Fighting for One America" bus tour in NH on August
On August 23 he started the tour with a major speech at Dartmouth College's Wilder Hall in Hanover; held a town hall at Keene High School's Alumni Field in Keene; made an unannounced environmental stop at Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm in Peterborough; held a town hall at Depot Park in Peterborough; and held a town hall at Robie's Country Store in Hooksett; the Edwardses concluded the day watching the New Hampshire Fishercats vs. the Portland Sea Dogs baseball game from the porch their hotel in Manchester.
On August 24 he did a health care event at Elliott Hospital in Manchester; a town hall at New Hampshire Veterans' Home in Tilton; stopped at the Tilt'n Diner in Tilton; and held a town hall at Cate Park in Wolfeboro.
On August 25 he did a town hall at Veterans Memorial Park in Berlin; a tram ride at Franconia Notch; a town hall on the front lawn of Plymouth Elementary School; a town hall at White Park in Concord; and a town hall at Merrimack Middle School in Merrimack.
On August 26 he did a town hall at City Hall Plaza in Manchester; a house party at the home of Laurel Redden in Salem; attended the Hampton Democrats' picnic at Pitlochry Farm in Hampton Falls; held a town hall at The Common in Rochester; and held a rally at Prescott Park in Portsmouth.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on July 28-29, 2007. On July 28 he attended a house party home of Latha Mangipudi in Nashua; attended a house party at the home of Susan McGeough in Epping; held a town hall at the Rotary Pavilion at Henry Laws Park in Dover; and held a town hall at the Belknap Mill Gazebo in Laconia. On July 29 he attended a house party at the home of Bill & Claire Anderson in Canterbury; participated in a town hall meeting with the New Hampshire AFL-CIO at Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall in Hooksett; attended a house party at the home of Patrick & Susan McKeown in Manchester; attended a town hall at Mack's Apples in Londonderry; and attended a house party at the home of Mark Brockmeier in Windham.
>Former Sen. John Edwards vacationed with Elizabeth, Emma Claire and Jack in Moultonborough, NH on July 6-8, 2007. According to the Nashua Telegraph they stayed at the lakeside home of Sen. David Gottesman (D-Nashua). On July 7 they attended the Firemen's muster at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough; and on July 8 they made a visit to the Polar Caves in Plymouth. counted as two days.-ed.
first six months of 2007 (8 visits,
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on June 8-9, 2007.
On June 8 he attended a house party at the home of Jack & Abigail Collins in Rochester; held a town hall at Books & Beyond Bookstore in Derry; did an OTR on Main Street in Nashua (walked a couple of blocks up the street and stopped in at Martha's Exchange, a popular restaurant, and shook hands for about 10 minutes); held a town hall at Amherst Elementary School in Nashua; and held a town hall at Victory Park in Manchester; and did an OTR, joining NH staff and interns on "Team Elizabeth" in walking a lap on the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Manchester.
On June 9 he spoke at Democracy Fest at the Wayfarer Inn in Bedford; attended a community barbeque at the Historic Green (outside Seufert Law Offices) in Franklin; OTR stopped in for about 15 minutes to shake hands at Puritan Backroom in Manchester; stopped for coffiee at Me & Ollie's Coffee Shop in Exeter; and held a house party at the residence of Julie & Greg Gilman in Exeter. He then proceeded to Wakefield, Mass. where he was the keynote speaker at the North Shore Labor Council Awards Dinner.
>On June 3, 2007 former Sen. John Edwards participated in the debate with the seven other candidates at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on May 21-22, 2007. He held a community meeting in the student center at Keene State College in Keene;stopped by the Pub Restaurant in Keene to pick up lunch; held a community meeting at Earl Bourdon Senior Center in Claremont; and held a community meeting at Colburn Park in Lebanon. On the morning of May 22 he stopped by the Dirt Cowboy Coffee shop in Hanover to pick up a pastry and greet patrons before leaving the state.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on May 11-12, 2007. On May 11 he spoke at the Federation of State and Provincial Professional Fire Fighters (IAFF) meeting at the Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth in Portsmouth; and attended a Young Democrats reception at Lala's Restaurant in Manchester. On May 12 he delivered the commencement address at New England College's Lee Clement Arena in Henniker; spoke at the Nashua Carpenters' Union picnic at the Alpine Grove Banquet Facility in Hollis; and delivered the keynote address at the Carroll County Democrats' Grover Cleveland Dinner at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel in Bartlett.
Sen. John Edwards plans to attend a house party at the home of
MacKenzie in Nelson,
NH on the afternoon of April 15, 2007;
this is the initial stop on a multi-state tour to unveil his new Rural
Recovery Agenda.postponed due to weather].
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH with wife Elizabeth and children Cate, Emma Claire and Jack on April 2, 2007. He held a town hall at Concord High School in Concord; toured Stonyfield Farm in Londonderry; and held a town hall in the Memorial Union at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.
>Former Sen. John Edwards delivered major policy address "outlining his plans for bold change for America" at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH followed by a press availability on March 15, 2007.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on February 24, 2007. He met with One Corps volunteers to talk about their National Day of Health Care Action at Nashua Public Library; did a house party and held a media availability at the home of state Sen. Dave and Jean Gottesman in Nashua; appeared at a house party and held a media availability at the home of Mark and Beth Roth in Salem; dropped by and visited with customers at The Puritan Backroom restaurant in Manchester; and attended a house party and held a media availability at the home of Chris and Kristin Sullivan in Concord.
>Former Sen. John
held a town hall on America’s role in the world at Dartmouth College in
Hanover, NH on the afternoon of January 31, 2007; his
Elizabeth introduced him.
2006 (6 visits: 7 days)
>As part of his announcement tour former Sen. John Edwards made a short speech and held a town hall meeting at at the Little Harbour School in Portsmouth, NH on December 29, 2006.
>Former Sen. John Edwards signed copies of his new book, “HOME: The Blueprints of Our Lives,” at the Barnes & Noble on S. Willow Street in Manchester, NH on the evening of November 27, 2006.
>Former Sen. John Edwards spoke at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO's Labor Day Breakast at Chateau Restaurant in Manchester, NH on September 4, 2006.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited NH on August 4-5, 2006. On the evening of August 4 he attended a fundraiser for State Senator Peter Burling at his home in Cornish. On the afternoon of August 5 he attended a fundraiser for State Senator Dave Gottesman at 48 Shorewood Lane in Moultonborough; and attend a fundraiser for District 6 State Senate candidate Jackie Cilley at the home of Walter Hoerman in Rochester.
>Former Sen. John Edwards visited Manchester, NH on May 12, 2006. He met privately with people struggling to make ends meet and receiving services from Home Care Services at The Varney School Apartments, followed by a media availability; and attended a fundraiser for State Sen. Joe Foster at 900 Elm Street.
>Former Sen. John
visited NH on the afternoon and evening of April 20, 2006.
He stopped at Page Belting in Concord; met privately with people who
with poverty and then did a media availability at Dress for Success New
Hampshire in Concord; spoke at fundraiser to benefit the Committee to
House Democrats at IBEW headquarters in Concord; and attended a
for New Hampshire grassroots community reception/fundraiser at the
Gas Light Company in Portsmouth.
2005 (4 visits: 7 days)
>Former Sen. John Edwardsspoke at The Collis Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH on October 21, 2005 as part of a two-week tour (Oct. 17-28) of 10 colleges and universities during which he launched the Center for Promise and Opportunity's "Opportunity Rocks." He and a group of students also did some repairs on a house prior to the speech.
>Former Sen. John
visited NH on July 29-31, 2005.
On July 29 he appeared at a birthday party/fundraiser for State Sen. Lou D'Allesandro at the American Legion Sweeney Post in Manchester.
On July 30 he was the special guest at the 11th annual Merrimack County Democrats Pig Roast and Potluck Picnic at the home of Rep. Mary Beth Walz and Selectman Harry Judd in Bow; attend Plymouth Democrats' Blue BBQ at Riverfront Park in Plymouth; and attended a Coos County Democratic fundraiser at the home of Elaine and Carl Belanger in Gorham.
On July 31 he attended a "Politics and Pie" event sponsored by Cheshire County Democrats at the Keene State College Camp on Wilson Pond in Swanzey.
>Former Sen. John Edwards spoke at a fundraiser for Senate Democrats at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, NH on June 21, 2005.
>Former Sen. John
visited NH on February 4-5, 2005. On the evening
4 he attended a high school basketball game at Manchester West High
School. On February 5 he met people at Manchester
Health Center, met privately with Gov. Lynch, and was the "Very Special
Guest" at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's 100 Club Dinner at the
of New Hampshire in Manchester. [speech]
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