A Town Hall Meeting with John Edwards

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2007 at 5:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is running for president to provide all Americans with the same opportunities for success that he has had throughout his life. He was the first presidential candidate from either party to lay out a universal healthcare plan and a comprehensive plan to achieve energy independence and fight global warming. He has also provided detailed plans to end the war in Iraq, revitalize rural America, reform our education system and make college more affordable through his College for Everyone program. Prior to his election as a US Senator from North Carolina, John Edwards practiced law for twenty years. He is the former director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at UNC-Chapel Hill and was the Democratic vice presidential candidate in 2004. Part of the Presidential Caucus Series, providing the university community with opportunities to question presidential candidates before the precinct caucuses.

Cosponsored By:
  • ISU Democrats
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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