2004 Federal Campaigns

Focus on the Feds covers the campaigns New Yorkers vote in: U.S. President, U.S. Senate, and the thirteen U.S. Congress seats that represent the city.

A full list of candidates for Senate and Congress in New York City.

Presidential Race
The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates, and where they stand on urban issues.

U.S. Senate Race
In 2004, Charles Schumer's senate seat is up for grabs. Hillary Clinton's will be contested in 2006.

U.S. Congressional Races
New York City is represented by thirteen U.S. Congressional Delegates, serving Districts 5-17.


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Presidential debates

President Bush and Senator John Kerry had a series of 90-minute debates:

Thursday, Sep. 30: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. Theme: Foreign policy and homeland security.
Moderator: Jim Lehrer, PBS
Transcript of debate

Friday, Oct. 8: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., no subject restrictions.
Moderator: Charles Gibson, ABC
Transcript of debate

Wednesday, Oct. 13: Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. Theme: domestic and economic policy.
Moderator: Bob Scheiffer, CBS
Transcript of debate

Video of debate.

Vice Presidential debates

Tuesday, Oct. 5: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Theme: No limits on topics.
Moderator: Gwen Ifill, senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Transcript of debate

Live TV coverage: C-SPAN and C-SPAN2, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel

Official debate site: www.debates.org

Critique of Commission on Presidential Debates: www.debate.org


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