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OCTOBER 6, 2003
2:57 PM
CONTACT: Kucinich.US 
David Swanson 202-329-7847
Kucinich to Formally Announce Presidential Campaign on Three-Day Tour of 11 States, Beginning in Cleveland
WASHINGTON - October 6 - On October 13 to 15, Congressman Dennis John Kucinich will formally announce his campaign for the presidency at events in 11 states. The first announcement will be made at noon on the 13th in Cleveland City Council Chambers in Cleveland, Ohio. A reception will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Cleveland in the Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel. Congressman Kucinich will depart at 1:50 p.m., and hold events in Detroit, Mich.; Manchester, N.H.; and Madison, Wis.; before flying to Albuquerque, N.M., on the evening of the 13th.

On October 14, Congressman Kucinich will speak at rallies in Albuquerque, N.M.; Austin, Texas; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Minneapolis, Minn.; and Chicago, Ill.; before flying to St. Louis, Mo. On October 15, Kucinich will speak at events in St. Louis, Mo.; and Des Moines, Iowa.

Congressman Kucinich will make this trip on a private plane, and a limited number of seats are available for the media. Two networks already have reporters on board.

Also on October 13 to 15, Kucinich supporters all over the country will hold house parties to raise funds for the campaign. Building on the success of the house party fundraisers held on the September 21st International Day of Peace, supporters will celebrate the Presidential Campaign Announcement Tour with a new round of parties. Houses decorated with red, white, and blue balloons and banners will host enthusiastic Kucitizens in towns and cities across the country.

Congressman Kucinich’s Schedule:


Cleveland 12:00 - 1:50

Detroit 2:50 - 3:30

Manchester 5:20 - 6:00

Madison 8:00 - 8:40


Albuquerque 9:00 - 10:35 a.m.

Austin 1:30 - 2:10

Oklahoma City 3:40 - 4:20

Minneapolis 6:20 - 7:00

Chicago 8:35 - 9:15


St. Louis 8:30 - 10:20 a.m.

Des Moines 11:50 a.m. - 12:30


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