Travels of Vice President Joe Biden—October 2012

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Vice President Biden kept a relatively light public schedule in advance of the Oct. 11 vice presidential debate in Danville, KY, but he then returned to the hustings focusing on battleground states.


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Charlotte, NC
Asheville, NC

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Wilmington, DE



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Wilmington, DE


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Wilmington, DE



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Wilmington, DE



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Wilmington, DE



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Danville, KY



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La Crosse, WI



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Kent, CT
New York, NY


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Wilmington, DE



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Reno, NV
Las Vegas, NV
Wilmington, DE

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Las Vegas, NV
Boulder, CO
Penn Valley, PA
Charleston, SC
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Greeley, CO
Reno, NV


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Las Vegas, NV



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Sun City, FL
Fort Pierce, FL
Orlando, FL

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Orlando, FL
St. Augustine, FL


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Wilmington, DE



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Canton, OH
Lorain, OH

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Toledo, OH
*Dayton, OH


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Marion, OH
DC

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DC
Sioux Falls, SD

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Oshkosh, WI
Kenosha, WI

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Virginia Beach, VA
Lynchburg, VA


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DC
Manchester, NH


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Keene, NH
Youngstown, OH


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Gambier, OH
Wooster, OH
Columbus, OH
Sarasota, FL
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Sarasota, FL
Ocala, FL
Davenport, IA














Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the White House, the campaign and news accounts.  The focus is on travel both campaign-related and official; Vice President Biden's myriad in-town meetings and activities are not listed here with the exception of campaign appearances.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information. See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations.

Details

Mon Oct. 1, 2012
DC.

Tue. Oct. 2, 2012
-Grassroots event at the Fillmore Charlotte in Charlotte, NC.
-Grassroots event at Justice Center at UNC-Asheville in Ashville, NC.
Returns to Washington, DC.

Wed. Oct.. 3, 2012

DC.

Thurs. Oct. 4, 2012

    OTR at HyVee supermarket, greets diners in the restaurant there and gets some soup then holds press avail outside and speaks about last night's debate, in Council Bluffs, IA.
-Grassroots event at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, IA.
Returns to Washington, DC.

Fri. Oct. 5, 2012

DC.

Sat. Oct. 6, 2012

Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Sun. Oct. 7, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Mon. Oct. 8, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Tues. Oct. 9, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Wed. Oct. 10, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Thurs. Oct. 11, 2012
Flight from Delaware to Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, KY.
    Does early afternoon walk through of the debate site.
-Vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, KY.
Returns to Wilmington, DE.

Fri. Oct. 12, 2012
    OTR en route to event, makes a five-minute stop to greet kids in front of Emerson Elementary School.
-With Dr. Jill Biden grassroots event at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, in La Crosse, WI.
Returns to Wilmington, DE.

Sat. Oct. 13, 2012

-Fundraising reception at the home of Sally and Tony Zunino in Kent, CT. ($) 
-Fundraiser in New York, NY. ($) 
Returns to Wilmington, DE.

Sun. Oct. 14, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Mon. Oct. 15, 2012
-Grassroots event at the Reno Ballroom in Reno, NV.

-Fundraising dinner at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. ($)  ...trip postponed; announced evening of Oct. 14
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Tues. Oct. 16, 2012
-Grassroots event at The Events Center at the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.
-Afternoon fundraising event ("A Hometown Assembly") at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO. ($)
-Attends funeral of former Sen. Arlen Specter in Penn Valley, PA.
-Attends vigil for Peatsy Holling, the wife of former Sen. Fritz Hollings, in Charleston, SC.
Returns to Washington, DC.

Wed. Oct. 17, 2012
-Grassroots event in the Exhibition Hall at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, CO.
-Grassroots event at the Reno Ballroom in Reno, NV.
Overnight in Las Vegas, NV.

Thurs. Oct. 18, 2012

-Grassroots event at The Events Center at the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.
    OTR greets students at Matt Kelly Elementary School in North Las Vegas, NV.
Returns to Washington, DC.

Fri. Oct. 19, 2012
Air Force Two to Florida.
-Grassroots event at Sun City Community Center in Sun City, FL
-Grassroots event at Lincoln Park High School in Fort Pierce, FL.
    OTR with daughter Ashley at the Dairy Queen on International Drive in Orlando, FL.
    Private dinner with daughter Ashley at Timpano Italian Chophouse.
Overnight in Orlando, FL.

Sat. Oct. 20, 2012
    OTR stops in with coffee and donuts, makes remarks to volunteers at the field office at 516 East Colonial Ave in Orlando, FL.
-Grassroots event at Ketterlinus Gymnasium in St. Augustine, FL.
Returns to Wilmington, DE.

Sun. Oct. 21, 2012
Wilmington, DE, no public events.

Mon. Oct. 22, 2012
-Grassroots event in Deuble Auditorium at the J. Babe Stearn Community Center in Canton, OH.
    OTR greets fire fighters and police officers at Parma Heights Fire Department in Parma, OH.
-Grassroots event at Lorain High School in Lorain, OH.
Overnight in Toledo, OH.

Tues. Oct. 23, 2012 

-Grassroots event in the Student Union auditorium at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH.
    OTR has a slice of classic custard pie and greets diners at  Schmucker's Restaurant in Toledo, OH.
*President Obama and Vice-President Biden hold a grassroots event at Triangle Park in Dayton, OH.
    OTR in Springfield, OH motorcades from hotel to Russ & Joe Catanzaro’s Pizza and Subs, greets staff, picks up pizzas, motorcades to OFA field office, delivers pizzas and greets volunteers.
Overnight in Springfield, OH.

Wed. Oct. 24, 2012
    OTR greets diners at Castle's Country Restaurant in Mechanicsburg, OH.
-Grassroots event at Marion Harding High School in Marion, OH.
Returns to Washington, DC.

Thurs. Oct. 25, 2012

DC.
-Speaks at evening prayer service for Sen. George McGovern in Sioux Falls, SD.
Overnight in Oshkosh, WI.

Fri. Oct. 26, 2012
-Grassroots event at Albee Hall and Pool at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Oshkosh, WI.
    OTR stop at Mars Cheese Castle, greets customers and gets some cheese, in Kenosha, WI.
-Grassroots event at the DeSimone Gymnasium at the Sports & Activity Center at University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, WI.

Sat. Oct. 27, 2012
-With Dr. Jill Biden and DE AG Beau Biden grassroots event at Landstown Middle School in Virginia Beach, VA. cancelled Oct. 26 due to storm forecasts
-With Dr. Jill Biden and DE AG Beau Biden grassroots event at Lynchburg City Armory in Lynchburg, VA.  ...Beau Biden called for National Guard
To Washington, DC.

Sun. Oct. 28, 2012
Flight to Manchester, NH.
    Speaks to staffers and volunteers at the OFA-NH office in Manchester, NH.
Flight to Columbus, OH.
    Airport direct to OFA-OH field office (3741 E. Broad St.), speaks to staffers and volunteers, in Columbus, OH.
Overnight in Columbus, OH.

Mon. Oct. 29, 2012
-Grassroots event, introduced by Caroline Kennedy, in Spaulding Gymnasium and Recreation Center at Keene State College in Keene, NH. canceled due to Hurricane Sandy
-Fills in for President Obama (in DC monitoring Hurricane Sandy) at grassroots event with former President Bill Clinton at Covelli Centre in Youngstown, OH.
Overnight in Columbus, OH.

Tues. Oct. 30. 2012
-Grassroots event in the Athletic Center at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH.
-Grassroots event in Timken Gymnasium at the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH.
Columbus, OH. - participated in the FEMA briefing via video-teleconference from hotel; left around 2 p.m.
Travels to Sarasota, FL.
    OTR stop, greets volunteers at the OFA-FL field office at corner of Fruitville and Gillespie in Sarasota, FL.
Overnight in Sarasota, FL.

Wed. Oct. 31, 2012

-Grassroots event at Municipal Auditorium in Sarasota, FL.
    OTR greets diners at Station 400 in Sarasota, FL.
-Grassroots event at Discovery Center at Tuscawilla Park (outdoor event) in Ocala, FL.
    OTR greets diners at Mimi's Cafe in Ocala, FL.
Travels to Davenport, IA.
    OTR stop, greets volunteers at OFA-IA field office in Davenport, IA.
 overnight in Davenport, IA.





Dr. Jill Biden

Mon. Oct. 1, 2012
-Texas Women for Obama 2012 Conference at the Westin Galleria Dallas in Dallas, TX. ($)

Wed. Oct. 3, 2012
-Joining Forces celebration highlighting progress made on “Operation Educate the Educators” at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

Sun. Oct. 7, 2012
-With Andre Leon Talley, mimosa reception and brunch at Vida Fitness - Penthouse Pool Club in Washington, DC. ($)

Mon. Oct. 8, 2012
-Remarks at canvass kick-off event at OFA-PA field office (10 South 3rd St.) in Harrisburg, PA.
-Remarks at canvass kick-off event at OFA-PA field office (216 Wyoming Ave.) in Scranton, PA.
-Remarks at canvass kick-off event at OFA-PA field office (236 W. Broad) in Hazleton, PA.
-Remarks at voter registration and canvass thank you event at the Penn. State Education Association in Allentown, PA.

Tues. Oct. 9, 2012
-Remarks at canvass kick-off event at OFA-PA field office (108 South 5th St.) in Reading, PA.
-Remarks at canvass kick-off event at OFA-PA field office ( 250 West King St.) in Lancaster, PA.
-Remarks at voter registration and canvass thank you event at the OFA-PA South Phila. field office (1825 E. Passyunk Ave.) in Philadelphia, PA.

Sat. Oct. 13, 2012
-Women for Obama-Biden canvass kick off event at the OFA office (237 West Chatham St.) in Cary, NC.
-Women for Obama-Biden canvass kick off event at the OFA office (229 North Greene St.) in Greensboro, NC.
-Women for Obama-Biden canvass kick off event at the OFA office (1805 Sardis Rd., North #110) in Charlotte, NC.

Fri. Oct. 19, 2012
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Charles City field office (220 N. Main St.) in Charles City, IA.
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Mason City field office (219 N. Federal Ave.) in Mason City, IA.
-Fundraiser at the home of Betty Folliard and Don Drapeau in Minneapolis, MN. ($)

Sat. Oct. 20, 2012
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Minneapolis field office (2722 University Ave. SE) in Minneapolis, MN.
    OTR eats at Sammy's Pizza in downtown Duluth and brings pizzas for the Duluth event.
-Canvass thank you event at the Duluth Labor Temple in Duluth, MN.
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Waukesha field office (741 N. Grand Ave.) in Waukesha, WI.

Sun. Oct. 21, 2012
-Fundraising reception at the home of Thelma Sias and Stephen Adams in Milwaukee, WI. ($)
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Kenosha field office (3020 Roosevelt Ave.) in Kenosha, WI.
-Grassroots supporters event at the OFA-Sun Prairie field office (1632 West Main St.) in Sun Prairie, WI.
visit to Oshkosh office canceled

Mon. Oct. 22, 2012

-Early vote event at OFA-Madison field office (302 East Wilson St.) in Madison, WI.
-Early vote event at OFA-Appleton field office (506 West College Ave.) in Appleton, WI.

Fri. Oct. 26, 2012
-Grassroots event at the OFA-Concord field office (15 Green St.) in Concord, NH.
-Grassroots event at the OFA-Berlin field office (217 Main St.) in Berlin, NH.
-Grassroots event at the OFA-Conway field office (6 Main St., Unit A) in Conway, NH.
-Grassroots event at the OFA-Laconia field office (571 Main St.) in Laconia, NH.

Sun. Oct. 28, 2012
-Grassroots event with Beau Biden at OFA-NC Huntersville field office (14229 Reece Blvd.) in Huntersville, NC.
-Grassroots event with Beau Biden at OFA-NC Asheville field office (230 Hilliard Ave.) in Asheville, NC.
-Grassroots supporter event at the AFSCME Union Labor Buiding in Duncansville, PA.

Mon. Oct. 29, 2012
-Grassroots supporter event at the OFA-PA Johnstown field office (430 Main St., 2nd Floor) in Johnstown, PA.
-Grassroots supporter event at the OFA-PA Indiana field office (15 North 7th St.) in Indiana, PA.
-Grassroots supporter event at the OFA-PA Greensburg field office (101 North Main St.) in Greensburg, PA.
...schedules for Sunday and Monday canceled Saturday p.m. due to Hurricane Sandy forecasts.

Sun. Oct. 28, 2012
-Grassroots event at the OFA-CO field office (9797 W. Colfax Avenue, Suite 2-G) in Lakewood, CO.

Mon. Oct. 29, 2012
-Grassroots supporters event at The Carriage House, Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO.
-Grassroots events OFA-CO Fort Collins South field office (4206 S College Ave Unit 109) in Fort Collins, CO.

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Washington, DC


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Harrisburg, PA
Scranton, PA
Hazleton, PA
Allentown, PA
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Reading, PA
Lancaster, PA
Philadelphia, PA

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Cary, NC
Greensboro, NC
Charlotte, NC

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Charles City, IA
Mason City, IA


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Minneapolis, MN
Duluth, MN
Waukesha, WI

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Kenosha, WI
Sun Prairie, WI


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Madison, WI
Appleton, WI

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Concord, NH
Berlin, NH
Conway, NH
Laconia, NH
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Huntersville, NC
Asheville, NC
Duncansville, PA
Lakewood, CO
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Johnstown, PA
Indiana, PA
Greensburg, PA
Colorado Springs &
Fort Collins, CO
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