November 3, 2004
Bush Closes in on Win As Kerry Aides Meet (CALVIN WOODWARD and RON FOURNIER, 11/03/04, Associated Press)
President Bush edged closer to victory Wednesday against Sen. John Kerry in a roiling contest that came down to a heart-stopper in the heartland, a battle over Ohio. Disheartened Kerry aides met to evaluate his options, with concession the talk of the campaign.
Nothing was settled or conceded in the first light of day, but Kerry faced a daunting task trying to deny Bush an electoral majority that was almost within reach. The Democrat's campaign planned a statement by midday, advisers said.
You can't end your career by being a smaller man than Richard Nixon and Al Gore. Posted by Orrin Judd at November 3, 2004 9:11 AM