The Note

Congressman Gephardt is in California today to campaign with Governor Davis and attend a fundraiser hosted by Congresswoman Pelosi. He heads back to D.C. to address the DNC on Saturday.

Senator Kerry addresses the National Council of Negro Women before addressing the DNC today.

Senator Lieberman addresses the DNC today. He's in New Hampshire on Sunday.

Senator Edwards addresses the DNC on Saturday and will be in New Hampshire on Sunday.

Congressman Kucinich will speak about human rights at the University of South Carolina in Columbia tonight. He campaigns in South Carolina, California, and Washington state this weekend.

Reverend Sharpton is in New York City today with no public events. He addresses the DNC on Saturday and preaches at a D.C. church on Sunday.

Ambassador Moseley Braun addresses the DNC this morning.

Vice President Cheney will deliver remarks today at a fundraiser for Congressman Jim Gerlach in Malvern, Pa. He will then travel to Des Moines, Iowa, to deliver remarks at a Bush-Cheney 2004 fundraiser reception.

Louisiana voters will go the polls on Saturday for the gubernatorial open primary election (as well as elections for other statewide and local offices). Republican Bobby Jindal and either Democratic Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Blanco or Democratic Attorney General Richard Ieyoub are expected to move on to the November 15 run-off.

In the recall:

As mentioned above, Governor Davis will attend a campaign rally with Congressman Gephardt today in Long Beach, Calif.

Arnold Schwarzenegger campaigns today in Arcadia, Santa Clarita, and Bakersfield, Calif.

Maria Shriver speaks at the California Women Excellence in Leadership Awards meeting today in Newport Beach, Calif.

Lieutenant Governor Bustamante holds a media availability in Redding this morning. Later, he campaigns and speaks to minority groups at Emanuel Baptist Church in San Jose. He attends a get-out-the-vote rally at the Machinists' Union Hall in Fresno tonight.

State Senator McClintock will appear on the Lee Rodgers and Melanie Morgan radio show, The O'Reilly Factor on FNC, San Diego KGTV, The Big Story on FNC, and the Alan Colmes radio show. He also has a campaign event with Assemblyman Jay LaSuer in El Cajon, Calif.

Graham:

(Note to the admirably loyal Graham daughters: we led with daddy when he got in the race, too, you will recall … .)

Senator Graham is "weighing the future" of his campaign as he "struggles with finances and ranks near the bottom in polls," writes the AP's Nedra Pickler. LINK

Graham Political Director Tommy Thompson stresses that the Senator will not drop out today, ABC News' Graham campaign reporter Tarana Harris reports.

The Senator is also not expected to make any announcements on strategy; it's campaign as usual today, when he is in Miami Lakes. He is scheduled to speak to the Democratic National Committee's fall meeting on Saturday, though as of this writing, that's up in the air, according to the campaign.

Nick Anderson of the Los Angeles Times tick-tocks the events in Florida yesterday concerning the future of Graham's candidacy for the nomination. LINK

We would love to see the Senator's Notebook entries from yesterday if he'd like to make them available.

The New York Times ' Diane Cardwell reviews yesterday's back-and-forth: LINK

Peter Wallsten adds that high-level staff changes are planned and that other candidates are positioning to get a piece of Florida. LINK

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