The 2004 Presidential election in the United States was a contest between incumbent Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic nominee John Kerry, a senator from Massachusetts. The election took place on November 2, 2004.
The campaign was dominated by issues such as the war in Iraq, terrorism, and the economy. President Bush, who had launched the Iraq War in 2003, defended his decision to go to war, arguing that it was necessary to protect American security. On the other hand, Kerry criticized the way Bush had handled the war, saying that he had rushed into it without a pro… Read more