Saturday, 1 November 2014

The last days of campaigning

"The Hill" produced this list of meetings & visits for the last days of the campaign -

President Obama to speak at Wayne State in Detroit on Saturday, Nov. 1; 7 p.m
Obama is campaigning on behalf of former Rep. Mark Schauer running against Gov. Rick Snyder and Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township.
Obama will travel to Philadelphia for a campaign event with Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf on Sunday, Nov. 2; and to Bridgeport, Conn., for an event with Gov. Dan Malloy and other Connecticut Democrats.

Hillary Clinton to rally for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) on Saturday, Nov. 1
The possible 2016 presidential contender will headline a women's rally for Landrieu.

Ben Carson to campaign for Rep. Bill Cassidy at Tea Party rally Saturday, Nov. 1; 2pm
Cassidy is trying to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu.

Bill Clinton returning to Iowa to stump for Rep. Bruce Braley on Saturday; 2pm
The former president will headline an "Iowa Votes" rally with Braley in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, and then appear at Braley's Blues and BBQ fundraiser that evening in Waterloo. Braley is locked in a tight battle with Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to campaign for Dan Sullivan in final days of Alaska Senate race
Cruz, a Tea Party favorite, will join Sullivan on Saturday and Sunday for get-out-the-vote rallies in four of the state's main population areas -- Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula. Dan Sullivan is looking to unseat Sen. Mark Begich (D).

Vice President Biden to stump in Las Vegas Saturday, Nov. 1
Biden hopes to boost Democratic voter turnout and counter a Republican early voting advantage that’s approaching 20,000 ballots cast so far. Democrats worry strong GOP voter turnout will threaten Rep. Steven Horsford, (D-Nev.), an incumbent few worried about early in this election cycle.

Michelle Obama to campaign for Democrats in western Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 1; 11 am
The first lady will make pitches for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline and Sen. Dick Durbin just three days before Election Day. Event will take place  at the Wharton Field House, a 6,000-seat indoor arena in in Moline, Ill.

Rick Santorum heads to Iowa Saturday night; 6:45 pm
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, who is exploring a possible Republican bid for president in 2016, will appear in Waterloo and Cedar Falls in support of get-out-the-vote efforts for Iowa Republican Party candidates.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) rally for Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley
On national calls, Reid and Warren will join  Progressive Change Campaign Committee by phone for a national Call Out The Vote shift for Braley.
11:40am Eastern - Reid / 5pm Eastern - Warren

Alaska GOP Welcomes Mitt Romney to Anchorage, Monday Nov. 3
2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be joined by U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, Governor Sean Parnell, and Senator Lisa Murkowski, among other distinguished guests.

RNC Chairman Priebus campaigns in Wisconsin on Governor Scott Walker’s Bus Tour on Saturday Nov. 1
Priebus will campaign with Governor Scott Walker on the “Continuing Wisconsin’s Comeback” Bus Tour, which is a get-out-the-vote effort for the governor’s reelection bid.

Democratic senators to join Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in Virginia
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher will speak at events across the Commonwealth in support of Sen. Mark Warner’s reelection campaign

Georgia Senate Debate on Sunday, Nov. 2; 11-12 pm  
Former charity executive Michelle Nunn (D) and businessman David Perdue (R) will face off in the last debate before Election Day.