Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Mid-week...

Gay marriage will dominate activity at the state Capitol today.

Later today, we should know whether another controversial meaasure, one allowing undocumented immigrants to attend state universities and colleges at the in-state tuitipon rate - will continue to move through the legislative process.

The first debate - actually a forum - between the Democratic candidates for president gets under way at noon in Carson City, Nevada (Nevada time).

And a second Nevada debate is now planned for next month featuring both Democratic and Republican candidates. The Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAPAF) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) announced today the candidates who will appear at New Leadership on Health Care: A Presidential Forum. The first presidential forum of the 2008 election focused solely on health care will take place on Saturday, March 24th at 9:30 a.m. in the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Presidential candidates who have confirmed are: Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. John Edwards, Sen. Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Richardson, and Gov. Tom Vilsack. Invitations have been extended to every Republican and Democratic presidential candidate.

1 Comments:

Blogger amy said...

According to NY Times, here are the people who officially announced their candidacy for the 2008 presidential race.

Democrats
OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED
Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York
Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut
John Edwards, former senator from North Carolina
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich of Ohio
Senator Barack Obama of Illinois
Tom Vilsack, former governor of Iowa

Republicans
OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED
Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas
Representative Duncan Hunter of California
Rudolph W. Giuliani, former mayor of New York
Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts

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