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7 A.M.
Wake up. Breakfast. Cereal w/yogurt, milk, and blueberries. Coffee and OJ.

11:15–11:30 A.M. Arrive at Tavern on the Green to supervise party setup

1–3 P.M. Host Republican National Coalition for Life party at Tavern on the Green

3–4 P.M. Ice Cream Social in honor of Roy Blunt (House majority whip) and Erik Cantor (chief deputy whip)

4:30 P.M. Harris County Texas Party w/dinner buffet at Tavern on the Green

7:45 P.M. Convention at Madison Square Garden

11:30 P.M.–?? Nightcap, Bed

Published on September 1, 2004.