Thursday, July 29, 2004

'Kerry parties' number 20 here



2004 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
convention
Edwards: 'We choose hope over despair'
Pollster tunes in to local voices
Sharpton, Kucinich join fold
Edwards' wife describes his rise
Kerry won't neglect Ohio
Kerry needs to prove he can lead the nation
McConnell calls attacks 'vile'
Prime-time speakers tonight
Ky. Takes Back Seat To Ohio
'Kerry parties' number 20 here

Democrats from around Greater Cincinnati will gather tonight at a series of parties to watch Sen. John Kerry accept the party's presidential nomination.

Twenty convention-watching parties are planned within 25 miles of downtown. Parties are being held in Cincinnati, Blue Ash, Covington, Fort Thomas, Wyoming, Villa Hills, Montgomery, Maineville and Fort Wright, among other places.

One of the largest parties is set for 7 p.m. tonight in the clubhouse at The Bluffs, a Covington apartment complex that sits atop a hill overlooking the Brent Spence Bridge. The host is Ron Cropper, a Covington lawyer active in national Democratic politics.

"I think it's important we come together as Democrats to share our common beliefs, recognize the challenges we face and renew our commitment to changing the direction of our country," Cropper said. "The level of excitement and interest in this campaign is simply astounding."

Patrick Crowley




2004 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
Edwards: 'We choose hope over despair'
Pollster tunes in to local voices
Sharpton, Kucinich join fold
Edwards' wife describes his rise
Kerry won't neglect Ohio
Kerry needs to prove he can lead the nation
McConnell calls attacks 'vile'
Prime-time speakers tonight
Ky. Takes Back Seat To Ohio
'Kerry parties' number 20 here
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