Thursday, February 10, 2005

Outline

Story Outline

President Robert Shaw
Vice-President Alan Pearsall

Democrat Nominee Heather Connally
Dem VP Nominee Derek Jordan

Republican Nominee Donald Reynolds
GOP VP Nominee Carolyn Green

Chief Justice Thomas Sullivan

DNC Chairman Horace Duke

RNC Chairman Fred Barrett

Connally Campaign Chairman Sam Wilson
Jordan Campaign Chairman Gene Bartlett

Reynolds Campaign Chairman Mike Osborne
Green Campaign Chairman John Lake




I. Shaw prepares for Transition, Pearsall announces he will not run for President

II. Connally declares candidacy, so do other major candidates

III. Green declares candidacy

IV. Iowa & New Hampshire

V. First Ads

VI. Contender

VII. First Primary Win

VIII. First Media Attack

IX. Oppo offers a deal

X. Staff Decision

XI.


Timeline

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December


January 3rd, The Oval Office

The mood in the Oval Office was upbeat and full of energy, although there was an underlying sense that Mark couldn’t quite make out. That happened every so often, and Mark knew that he’d find out soon enough if it was important. That was one of the things that Mark liked the best about working here; the bosses included the staff in what was going on, and it created a real feeling of teamwork.