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Cheney: Back in Chicago on Friday.

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Vice President Cheney touches down in Chicago for a few hours Friday for a funder to help 8th CD GOP House nominee Dave McSweeney and to talk about the economy at the Merc.

Cheney was in Lake Forest a few weeks ago to raise money for the Republican National Committee.


Office of the Vice President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 21, 2006


FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2006

10:45 A.M. (Central) The Vice President delivers remarks on the economy at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Location: Chicago Mercantile Exchange


20 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606


PRE-SET: 7:00 A.M. - 7:30 A.M. (Central)

Equipment must be set at this time.

SET UP: 40’ Throw

TV Quality Lighting and Sound

900’ Cable Run

Mult Box

VYVX Fiber Video Transport will be provided

Press check-in is in the main lobby from 9:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. (Central). Satellite truck parking is available on Monroe Street, but MUST be coordinated in advance. Please fax credential requests including name and title on company letterhead to Brennan Hart at (312) 312-727-0369 no later than 12:00 P.M. (Central) on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Please bring valid press credentials and a photo ID. For all logistical questions, contact Will Niccolls at (202) 757-8647. For all other questions, contact the Vice President’s press office at (202) 456-0373.

12:30 P.M. (Central) The Vice President delivers remarks at a Luncheon for Congressional Candidate Dave McSweeney

Location: Hilton Chicago

Continental Ballroom

720 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60605


PRE-SET: 7:00 A.M. - 7:30 A.M. (Central)

Equipment must be set at this time.

SET UP: 50’ Throw

500’ Cable Run

TV Quality Lighting and Sound

Mult Box

1:35 P.M. (Central) The Vice President departs Chicago O’Hare International Airport

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