November 4 2002

Key Midwest states focus of Bush's attention ahead of Tuesday's Election Day (AP)
President George W. Bush, racing through Midwestern battleground states Sunday, sought to derail Walter Mondale's bid to succeed Sen. Paul Wellstone in Minnesota and to lift the Republican Senate candidate in South Dakota, home state of Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
- Nov 03 4:46 PM ET

7 protesters arrested; ticketholders kept out

By JOHN BALZ and MIKE BRASSFIELD
St. Petersburg Times
published November 3, 2002


TAMPA -- Seven protesters were arrested Saturday outside the USF Sun Dome, where President Bush was speaking at a political rally for his brother, Gov. Jeb Bush .

In an unrelated event, several Bill McBride supporters who had tickets to the rally were denied entrance because they were wearing McBride buttons.

Between 150 and 175 people demonstrated at the rally, according to University of South Florida police, although most stayed in a designated area for protesters on Fowler Avenue, hundreds of yards away.