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  Howard Dean - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from the U.S. state of Vermont.
A Democrat, Dean was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1982 and was elected lieutenant governor in 1986.
Dean was born in the Town of East Hampton, New York, to Howard Brush Dean, Jr.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Howard Dean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Howard Brush Dean III, M.D. (born November 17, 1948) is a prominent American Democratic politician, currently serving as chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Dean's early slogan of representing "the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party" reflected the feeling among frustrated voters that Democrats hadn't done enough to question the policies of the Republicans.
Dean forgot that the in-person audience in Iowa was a tiny minority of those who would see his speech, and by tailoring his speech to the wrong group, he set himself up for trouble.
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 Howard Dean: The Progressive Anti-War Candidate?
Dean’s basic objection to the war was to the Bush administrations unilateral approach, without UN approval.
Dean has never voiced an objection to the notion that it is Washington's prerogative to decide which countries may have nuclear weapons, or its right to forcefully disarm those who do not do so voluntarily.
Dean the Democrat continued to pursue much of the economic agenda established by his Republican predecessor, Richard Snelling In short, this meant a tepid pro-business policy under the guise of fiscal conservatism, often at the expense of social programs serving disadvantaged populations.
www.dissidentvoice.org /Articles8/Bister-Estrin-Jacobs_Dean.htm   (3118 words)

 Howard Dean-2004 Candidate
Dean's training is as a doctor; before he entered public life he ran an internal medicine practice with his wife, who is still a full-time practicing physician.
Dean was critical of the Bush administration for imposing upon the states in a number of areas.
Dean also raised concerns on the prospect of war with Iraq, stating that President Bush must show the American people proof that Saddam Hussein has nuclear or biological weapons and the means to deliver them, and he must make it clear that American troops could be on the ground there for 10 years.
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 Howard Dean - dKosopedia
Howard Brush Dean III, M.D., (born November 17, 1948), is a Democratic politician who served as Governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003.
Howard Dean assumed the role of Chairman of the Democratic National Committee in early 2005.
Dean received his doctor of medicine degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1978 and practiced as a physician until he became Governor of Vermont upon the death of incumbent Richard Snelling.
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 NPR : The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates: Howard Dean
Dean, a medical doctor by profession, was serving in the anonymous post of Vermont's lieutenant governor when the popular Republican governor, Richard Snelling, died of a heart attack in 1991.
Dean's 11-plus years as governor are probably best remembered by the passage of a civil unions law in 2000, which gave same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.
June 22, 2003: Dean is seen as among the most liberal of the contenders for the 2004 Democratic nomination, but many Vermonters say he's not liberal enough.
www.npr.org /programs/specials/democrats2004/dean.html   (1369 words)

 Howard Dean - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dean, generally regarded as a pragmatic centrist during his time as governor, surprised some during his campaign by appealing to the Leftist base of the Democratic party.
Dean seemingly forgot that the in-person audience in Iowa was a tiny minority of those who would see his speech, and by tailoring his speech to the wrong group, he set himself up for trouble.
Dean charged that some in the Republican Party did not understand the lives of hard-working Americans because they "never made an honest living in their lives." [9] In a San Francisco speech, the chairman characterized Republicans as "a pretty monolithic party.
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 CNN.com Specials
Yet Dean, the first Democrat to announce his bid for the presidency, attracted many party activists' attention with his feisty and straight-talking denunciations of the Bush administration, strong opposition to the Iraq war and grass-roots use of the Internet to raise funds.
Dean maintained this dual life as doctor and state official until 1991, when the sudden death of Gov. Richard Snelling, a Republican, propelled him to the top job in Vermont.
Dean received extensive media coverage in late 2003 and into the new year, and was widely touted as the Democratic front-runner.
www.cnn.com /ELECTION/2004/special/president/candidates/dean.html   (1288 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Opinion / Op-ed / Being Howard Dean
HOWARD DEAN seems assured of becoming the Democratic party chairman when the Democratic National Committee votes Feb. 12.
Dean, true to his reputation as an organizer, relentlessly worked the phones and ended up impressing many party leaders who hadn't really known him but who share his perspective that the party must be rebuilt on the kind of grass-roots energy Dean showed while his presidential star was rising.
Dean's rivals had either too much baggage (Clinton confidant Harold Ickes), too narrow an appeal (former Texas congressman Martin Frost, former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb), were too conservative (former Indiana congressman Tim Roemer), or were too inexperienced (tactician Donnie Fowler).
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/02/09/being_howard_dean   (741 words)

 Online NewsHour: Former Gov. Howard Dean Interview at Democratic National Convention -- July 28, 2004
HOWARD DEAN: You know, had I become president I probably would have tried to rehabilitate the word liberal but that was not high on my agenda.
HOWARD DEAN: That means we believe that nations are interdependent, that the go it alone philosophy of the Bush administration is a throwback not only to the 20th century but the 19th century.
HOWARD DEAN: I don't regret ever telling the truth but I have to say that Barry Goldwater once said I'd rather be right than president.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec04/dean_7-28.html   (2107 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | US elections 2004 | The real Howard Dean
Dean's own father was a well-known figure on Wall Street, and he grew up among business people, in New York City and Long Island.
It was, of course, Dean's unambiguous stand against the Iraq war that lifted him into the status of front-runner in the Democratic primaries.
Dean, who was lieutenant governor then (not a full-time job in Vermont), was in his surgery when the call came.
www.guardian.co.uk /uselections2004/story/0,13918,1121018,00.html   (1380 words)

 Transcript for May 22 - Meet the Press, online at MSNBC - MSNBC.com
DEAN:  I don't think it's appropriate for Tom DeLay to be in Congress, Tim.  I really don't.  Some of his own party has suggested he step aside while this ethics investigation is going on.  I think he ought to at least step aside while this ethics investigation is going on.  We didn't start this.
DEAN:  I agree with that, and I think that's unfortunate.  I think it is time now for pro-life Americans and pro-choice Americans or Americans who believe in individual freedom to get together, and we have common ground.  The common ground is we'd all like to reduce the number of abortions.
Dean activists vs. all Democrats--attend attend church seldom or never, 59 percent of Dean activists seldom or never as opposed to 25 percent of all Democrats; 92 percent white, 82 percent liberal, 45 percent over 75,000.
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 Online NewsHour: Meet the Candidates: Howard Dean -- February 25, 2003
HOWARD DEAN: Well, I think that the United Nations makes it clear that Saddam has to disarm, and if he doesn't, then they will disarm him militarily.
HOWARD DEAN: What they voted for was to allow the president of the United States to attack Iraq unilaterally without going back to Congress.
HOWARD DEAN: My strategy for dealing with Iraq, as president, would be to contain them, to continue to push the United Nations to disarm them, and then to open talks with North Korea with the impetus...
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/jan-june03/dean_2-25.html   (1720 words)

 Howard Dean, (Democrat) Former Governor of Vermont (announced he will run)
Dean criticized the president's education plan, called the "no child left behind" act, by calling it the "no school board left standing" act.
Dean said he would also use tax credits so college graduates would never owe more than 10 percent of their annual income in loan payments and would retire their debt within 10 years.
Dean, who is running on his civil rights record as governor, is well-known for signing Vermont's law legalizing gay civil unions.
selectsmart.com /president/Dean.html   (1670 words)

 The New York Times > Howard Dean
Editors' Note: Howard Dean announced on Feb. 18 that he was abandoning his bid for the White House.
Howard Dean was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on an unusual
Dean is preparing a new tax plan that is widely expected to offer tax relief for the middle class.
www.nytimes.com /top/news/washington/campaign2004/candidates/howarddean/index.html   (392 words)

 In S.F., Dean calls GOP 'a white Christian party'
Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean, unapologetic in the face of recent criticism that he has been too tough on his political opposition, said in San Francisco this week that Republicans are "a pretty monolithic party.
Dean was outspoken -- as usual -- as he trolled California this week, stoking his party's coffers, and meeting with grass-roots activists.
But Dean's performance -- and his problems -- have become a concern to deep pocketed donors in California, particularly Silicon Valley, which is the No. 3 ATM for political fund-raising in the country, behind New York and Los Angeles, said Wade Randlett, a key party fund-raiser in the high tech center.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/06/07/MNdean07.TMP   (1359 words)

 Howard Dean,
Throughout the campaign, Dean was an outspoken critic of the war in Iraq and of President Bush.
Howard Dean, - Howard Dean, Vermont doctor and politician, was elected chairman of the Democratic National Party...
Howard Dean, - Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont, emerged as a the frontrunner in the crowded field of...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0921151.html   (248 words)

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Dean's popularity was fueled, in large part, by his blunt, "shoot-from-the-hip" speaking style, which he employed to great effect in delivering many blistering attacks on President Bush.
Dean partially blamed the United States for having brought the wrath of terrorists upon itself.
Dean promised to use the revenues from his proposed tax hike to fund a universal health care plan projected to cost $88 billion per year.
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 The Democratic Party
As Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Gov. Howard Dean is making the Democratic Party competitive in every race, in every district, in every state and territory, while integrating national and state party operations and standing up for Democrats' core values.
Most recently, after achieving national prominence in his bid for the Democratic nomination for president, Governor Dean founded Democracy for America in 2004 to build on the groundswell of support and the wave of new energy sweeping the Party.
In 1983, Dean was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives.
www.democrats.org /a/party/chairman/aboutthechairman.html   (627 words)

 Peace Corps Online | September 11, 2003 - Raleigh News: Presidential Candidate Howard Dean's brother planned to ...
More than 30 years after Charlie Dean worked in support of a Democrat running for president with an antiwar message, his older brother, Howard Dean, is himself a Democrat running for president with an antiwar message.
His loss was what Newsweek's Howard Fineman called "the defining crisis" of Howard Dean's life, a blow that may have played a role in nudging Howard toward public service in the first place.
Gerry Cohen, a Raleigh lawyer who lived in Hinton James dormitory with Dean in 1969 and 1970, said that when the voting age was lowered to 18 in 1971, Dean became deeply engaged in electoral politics.
www.peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2016070.html   (1891 words)

 Howard Dean likens Iraq war to Vietnam - The Boston Globe
Howard Dean likens Iraq war to Vietnam - The Boston Globe
WASHINGTON -- Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, likened the war in Iraq to Vietnam yesterday and said, ''The idea that the United States is going to win the war in Iraq is just plain wrong," comments that drew immediate fire from Republicans.
In an interview with WOAI-AM in San Antonio, Dean criticized what he called President Bush's ''permanent commitment to a failed strategy" while saying, ''We need to be out of there and take the targets off our troops' back." Dean suggested ''a strategic redeployment" of US troops over the next two years.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2005/12/06/howard_dean_likens_iraq_war_to_vietnam   (214 words)

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