U.S. presidential election, 2004
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The following are candidates and parties related to U.S. presidential election, 2004:
- URL: Democratic National Committee - http://www.democrats.org
- John Forbes Kerry: URL http://www.johnkerry.com
- Dennis Kucinich withdrew July 23, 2004.
- Carol Moseley-Braun ended candidacy January 15, 2004.
- Wesley Kanne Clark ended candidacy February 11, 2004.
- Howard Dean ended candidacy February 18, 2004.
- John Edwards ended candidacy March 3, 2004.
- Richard Gephardt ended candidacy January 20, 2004.
- Bob Graham ended candidacy October 7, 2003.
- Joseph I. Lieberman ended candidacy February 3, 2004.
- Al Sharpton ended candidacy March 15, 2004.
- URL: http://www.gp.org
- David Cobb: nominated by Convention, 26 June 2004: URL http://www.votecobb.org
- Sheila Bilyeu
- Peter Camejo
- Paul Glover
- Kent Mesplay
- Carol Miller
- Lorna Salzman
- Ralph Nader announced candidacy February 22, 2004. 
- URL: http://www.lp.org
- Michael Badnarik nominated May 30th, 2004: URL http://www.badnarik.org
- Clyde Cleveland
- Jeffery Diket
- Dave Hollist
- Gary Nolan
- Reuben Perez
- Aaron Russo
- URL: Republican National Committee - http://www.rnc.org
- Bush-Cheney '04 Inc.: URL: http://www.georgewbush.com
Socialist Party USA
- URL: Socialist Party USA Website - http://www.sp-usa.org/
- Walt Brown:
Peace and Freedom Party
- URL: Peace and Freedom Party Website - 
- Leonard Peltier:
Related SourceWatch Resources
- 527 committee
- Commission on Presidential Debates
- demonizing the opposition
- Donatelli Group
- Editorials supporting Bush or Kerry
- Election Center
- e-voting PR
- electoral fraud
- flash media
- George W. Bush: U.S. Presidential Campaign 2004
- Huckaby Davis Lisker
- internet activism
- John Forbes Kerry: U.S. Presidential Campaign 2004
- Media Matters for America
- political microtargeting
- open debates
- Open Debates
- photographic manipulation
- political action committee
- pre-emptive campaign strategy
- public polling industry
- soft money
- Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal
- TargetPoint Consulting, Inc.
- The Donatelli Group
- U.S. election irregularities
- U.S. election irregularities in 2000
- U.S. election irregularities in 2002
- U.S. election irregularities in 2004
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Active Advocacy Groups
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Campaign Ad Issues
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Campaign Ads
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Democrat Campaign Ads
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Republican Campaign Ads
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Campaign Issues
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Campaign Quotes
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: The Culture War
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Wedge Issues
- U.S. presidential election, 2004: Irregularities
- U.S. presidential election, 2008
- using fear as a political tool
- Voters Outreach of America
- voting machine
- For a more complete list and timeline of events see Wikipedia coverage of U.S. presidential election, 2004.
- Bush-Cheney (and other candidates) Financial Disclosures.
- U.S. Presidential Sweepstakes. Who Will Face President Bush?, Washington Post Online.
- Oil & Gas: Long-Term Contribution Trends: Election Cycle 2004: Open Secrets.org: 20% of campaign contributions went to Democratic candidates; 80% went to Republican candidates.
Articles & Commentary
- Don Campbell, 'Maybe' now prevails in presidential surveys, USAToday, October 20, 2003: "George W. Bush was cruising toward a second term when a big story hit late last month: A Gallup Poll found that his job approval rating had dropped to 50%. What's more, it showed that some guy named Wesley Clark would defeat him in a head-to-head presidential battle. Suddenly, White House strategists and Republican Party operatives were admitting this could be another one-term Bush presidency."
- Michael Janofsky, Some Clues to '04, However Faint, Are Set to Emerge, New York Times, November 1, 2003: "With a presidential campaign well under way, leaders of both parties are searching for signs, any signs, of favorable trends for November 2004. For the next two weeks, the best place to look is the South, where three states (Kentucky, Mississippi, and Louisiana) will hold elections for governor."
- Walter Cronkite, The unilateral president, DenverPost, November 23, 2003.
- J.R. Ross, PRESIDENTIAL RACE: Liberal group's ads slam Bush, AP, November 26, 2003.
- George Soros, The Bubble of American Supremacy, The Atlantic Monthly, December 2003.
- Rebecca Rodriguez, Green Party hopeful takes issue with Nader, mysanantonio, December 3, 2003. See related story regarding possible run for office by Ralph Nader, AP, December 3, 2003.
- John Greeley, In the last election, we knew the election was stolen; in this election, we may not even know that much, interventionmag.com, December 28, 2003.
- Steve Neal, Kerry's comeback or Dean's destiny?, Chicago Sujn-Times, January 19, 2004: "Kerry, a four-term senator and military hero, is the Democrat that President Bush least wants to run against."
- The Iowa Surprise, New York Times Op-Ed, January 20, 2004: "... high up on the list of bad guessers were all the political theorists who believed that the Democrats who are angry at George Bush wanted the presidential candidate who best channeled their outrage. Yesterday, at least, being angry at Mr. Bush meant wanting to find a candidate who could beat him."
- Dick Meyer, Have Rove & Bush Lost Their Mojo?, CBS News, March 8, 2004.
- Christopher Scheer, 10 Appalling Lies We Were Told About Iraq, AlterNet, June 27, 2003.
- David M. Halbfinger, 2 Dean Rivals Unite Against Mutual Threat, The New York Times, October 12, 2003.
- Gardiner Harris, Cheap Drugs From Canada: Another Political Hot Potato, New York Times, October 23, 2003.
- Tom Raum, Abortion Bill May Trigger Election Fight, White House AP, November 6, 2003: "President Bush's signing of a ban on a certain type of abortion helps him shore up re-election support within his party's conservative core. It also appears to be triggering some unintended political consequences, from mobilizing abortion-rights activists, who consider it the first attack on the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, to setting up a divisive election-year battle over the court's next vacancy. ... Given the strong passions surrounding any abortion question, the president's signing of a bill Wednesday that outlaws what critics call partial-birth abortion could have political ramifications far beyond the medical and ethical issues at stake."
- Jim Rutenberg, G.O.P. to Run an Ad for Bush on Terror Issue, New York Times, November 21, 2003: "After months of sustained attacks against President Bush in Democratic primary debates and commercials, the Republican Party is responding this week with its first advertisement of the presidential race, portraying Mr. Bush as fighting terrorism while his potential challengers try to undermine him with their sniping. ... The new commercial gives the first hint of the themes Mr. Bush's campaign is likely to press in its early days. It shows Mr. Bush, during the last State of the Union address, warning of continued threats to the nation: 'Our war against terror is a contest of will, in which perseverance is power,' he says after the screen flashes the words, 'Some are now attacking the president for attacking the terrorists.' ... By indirectly invoking the Sept. 11 attacks, the commercial plays to what White House officials have long contended is Mr. Bush's biggest political advantage: his initial handling of the aftermath of the attacks."
- Adam Nagourney, Democrats Temper Praise for Bush Visit With Criticism, New York Times, November 28, 2003.
- William Pfaff, Saddam's Capture Bodes Ill for Bush's Re-election, International Tribune, December 18, 2003.
- David Frum and Richard Perle, Big Test for the Contenders, New York Times, January 21, 2004: "Senators John Kerry and John Edwards, the top two finishers, may have shunned the wild rhetoric of Howard Dean. But they share their party's general unwillingness to think hard or realistically about the war on terrorism."
- Barnie Choudhury, US Muslims flex political muscle, BBC/UK, January 24, 2004: "American Muslims could play a crucial part in deciding the outcome of this year's presidential election."
- Joel Brinkley, Halliburton Likely to Be a Campaign Issue This Fall, New York Times, February 13, 2004: "As the accusations and investigations of the Halliburton Company's federal contracts in Iraq expand in size and number, Democrats say they will use the company's ties to the Bush administration as a campaign issue, and Halliburton is responding with television advertisements implying that it is being unfairly singled out."