Midwest Draws Attention of Bush, Kerry Hear All Things Considered audio Only Available in Archive Formats. Real Media Windows Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email July 31, 200412:00 AM ET President Bush and Sen. John Kerry both make campaign stops in Ohio and Pennsylvania, seen as key battleground states, as the White House race picks up again following the Democratic Convention. President Bush tosses a football at the Cleveland Browns training camp. Reuters hide caption toggle caption Reuters Related NPR Stories Kerry, Edwards Launch Campaign Tour July 31, 2004 Bush Visits Midwest States July 31, 2004 Scott Simon Essay: Democrats and the Media July 31, 2004 Campaigns Plot Spending Strategies July 31, 2004 Polling Swing Voters in an Ohio Steel Town July 27, 2004 The Real People at the Democratic Convention July 31, 2004 Reviewing the Democratic Convention July 31, 2004 Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Friday, July 19th, 2019 Listen · 17:03 17:03 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/743341647/743360875" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Up First NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.