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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

The 2003 Western States Republican Leadership Conference will be held from June 12th through 15th in Portland, Oregon.
Western States Republican Leadership Conference

The 2003 Western States Republican Leadership Conference will be held from June 12th through 15th in Portland, Oregon. This prestigious event, which is held exclusively for active Republicans in the 15 states in the Western region, has become one of the most meaningful, dynamic and fun filled Republican events to meet our party leaders and discuss the issues that are of concern to our Party and our candidates.

The four-day conference will offer attendees the opportunity to hear and meet with a wide array of top Republican leaders, elected officials, and national strategists. Special guests to be invited to this event will include President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney, cabinet officers, Republican Governors, Senators and Congressmen.

Space will be limited, and available on a first come, first served basis once the official registration forms have been mailed. So make plans today to attend!

For more information, go to www.wsrlc.org.


Jack Oliver,
Deputy Chairman
Republican National Committee
quick question 07.May.2003 18:47


Will there be some form of protest staged against Bush while he is in portland? If so just would like to know when/where/etc


Since space and seating is limited... 07.May.2003 23:07


I think I will let someone else take my place. Tell them they can start without me.

Golly bum, I hate to miss it.

it will be a fun weekend 08.May.2003 04:25

andrea pdx

someone on the out against the war list serve, just pointed out that June 14/15 is Portland's gay pride weekend....oh my god...maybe there could be a cultural exchange that weekend....the Republicans could have a guest contingent in the gay pride parade and Code Pink and Out Against the War could do a workshop at the convention....

yeah right....in any case this will be a fun weekend in Portland...i can see it now....

wording 08.May.2003 08:43


I like how they say that Bush and Cheney have merely been "invited", which doesn't neccessarily mean they will show up. I can't imagine that Bush would ever come to Portland again after the protests in August....
June isn't that far off. There must be some way to find out the guest list, since most of these politicos probably have their schedules mapped out way in advance.