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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Max Cleland (b. 1942)
Cleland, who had seriously considered a run for governor in 1990, decided that the time was right for him to make a bid for higher office and resigned from his post to begin his campaign for the Senate.
Cleland was named to the bipartisan panel investigating the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. He teaches political science classes at American University in Washington, D.C. He also campaigns and raises funds for Democrats around the nation, gives motivational speeches, and serves as an advocate for the physically challenged.
Cleland's Senate papers are housed at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2781   (1132 words)

  
  Max Cleland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleland served from 1971 to 1975 in the Georgia Senate, and became an advocate for affairs relating to veterans.
Cleland was originally appointed to serve on the 9/11 Commission but resigned shortly after, claiming that the Bush administration was "stonewalling" and blocking the committee's access to key documents and witnesses.
Cleland often appeared at campaign events with Kerry, and was considered by many to be one of his most important assistants, partly as a symbol of the sacrifices made by soldiers for wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Max_Cleland   (639 words)

  
 New College
Cleland's talk on national security will be held on Tuesday, September 28th at the Bayfront outside Cook Hall/College Hall on the New College of Florida campus and will run from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.
Max Cleland is a native Georgian who was born in Atlanta in 1942 and grew up in Lithonia.
Cleland, who served until January 2003, is the author of Strong at the Broken Places: A Personal Story, his autobiography.
www.ncf.edu /PublicAffairs/Documents/cleland.htm   (357 words)

  
 Outspoken: Max Cleland
Cleland whom they claim is a great "war hero" for having lost his limbs in combat.
Cleland, 25 years old, and two members of his team were now ordered to set up a radio relay station at the division assembly area, 15 miles away.
Democratic Senate candidate Max Cleland is a victim of war, not a casualty of combat.
peter.outspoken.us /blogs/2005/08/max-cleland.html   (484 words)

  
 Max Cleland - dKosopedia
Joseph Maxwell "Max" Cleland (born August 24, 1942) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Georgia from 1997 until 2003.
Cleland served in the Vietnam war, and during the battle of Khe Sanh in 1968 he lost both legs and part of one arm.
Cleland was originally a member of the 9/11 commission, but resigned because he claimed that the White House was "stonewalling".
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Max_Cleland   (318 words)

  
 Ex-Im :: Max Cleland
Former U.S. Senator Max Cleland (D-GA) is a member of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank).
Cleland has a long and distinguished career in public service at the state and national levels in both the executive and legislative branches of government.
Cleland volunteered for duty in Vietnam and was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1968.
www.exim.gov /about/leadership/mcleland.htm   (302 words)

  
 Emory Magazine: Summer 1997: Max Cleland
Cleland's swearing in at the U.S. Capitol on January 7 was an emotional experience, and he choked up and cried while addressing a group of supporters after the ceremony.
Cleland spent four years in the state senate, during which time he wrote Georgia's law mandating that public buildings be accessible to the elderly and the disabled.
Cleland says his priorities will be helping maintain a strong defense, creating measures to support a vigorous economy, and working to restore the faith of people in their government.
www.emory.edu /EMORY_MAGAZINE/summer97/max.html   (2241 words)

  
 The Democrats' favorite victim. By Michael Crowley - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cleland, who was defeated in a famously brutal 2002 campaign, has said losing his Senate seat left him humiliated and mired in deep depression, but you wouldn't know it from his glamorous arrival at the unity event.
Cleland is compelling not because of anything he's done—he was a mediocre senator and a clumsy candidate—but because of what was done to him.
Cleland is a reminder to fellow Democrats that they have spend the past three years being persecuted and that it's time to start avenging their humiliations.
slate.msn.com /id/2098171   (1634 words)

  
 The Democrats' favorite victim. - By Michael Crowley - Slate Magazine
Cleland, who was defeated in a famously brutal 2002 campaign, has said losing his Senate seat left him humiliated and mired in deep depression, but you wouldn't know it from his glamorous arrival at the unity event.
Cleland is compelling not because of anything he's done—he was a mediocre senator and a clumsy candidate—but because of what was done to him.
Cleland is a reminder to fellow Democrats that they have spend the past three years being persecuted and that it's time to start avenging their humiliations.
www.slate.com /id/2098171   (1473 words)

  
 FrontPage magazine.com :: Max Cleland: Deceptive Democratic Warrior by Lowell Ponte
Joseph Maxwell Cleland was born in 1942 near Atlanta and earned a B.A. from Stetson University in 1964 and a Masters in History from Emory University in 1965.
Cleland responded to the ad by claiming that his honor as a wounded war veteran had been impugned by a vile Republican smear that linked him to the terrorist mastermind of 9/11.
Cleland is a reminder to fellow Democrats that they have spent the past three years being persecuted and that it’s time to start avenging their humiliations….
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=14415   (2521 words)

  
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Last Modified: 2/15/2004 5:23:40 PM Former Sen. Max Cleland defended his military service record Saturday night in response to comments from columnist and television commenter Ann Coulter that accused him of playing up injuries he suffered in the Vietnam War for political gain.
Coulter, in a column published this week, said that Cleland, who lost both legs and an arm in Vietnam, is no war hero, but rather a victim of a tragic, accidental grenade explosion who plays up his amputations for political gain.
In fact, Cleland was wounded picking up a grenade that someone else dropped, during what he says was a combat mission.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=42979   (468 words)

  
 FrontPage magazine.com :: Max Cleland Drops a Political Grenade by Ann Coulter
Cleland lost three limbs in an accident during a routine noncombat mission where he was about to drink beer with friends.
Cleland had refused to vote for the Homeland Security bill unless it was chock-full of pro-union perks that would have jeopardized national security.
Cleland wore the uniform, he was in Vietnam, and he has shown courage by going on to lead a productive life.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=12168   (975 words)

  
 Max Cleland - SourceWatch
CPT Cleland was on a mountaintop with his Signal team to set up a radio relay when he lost his legs and right arm to a grenade explosion.
Cleland originally co-sponsored the enabling legislation and eventually supported it, but as the bill moved through Congress, he cast a number of votes against it in hopes of getting a better bill.
In February 2004, "vitriolic right-wing ideologue" Ann Coulter wrote that Cleland should not be referred to as a war hero, as he had lost his limbs in a routine non-combat misssion.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Max_Cleland   (1311 words)

  
 QandO: Exploiting Max Cleland
In one of the stranger photo-ops in an increasingly bizarre presidential sea son, former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland yesterday rode his wheelchair to the front gate of President Bush's Texas ranch to protest attacks on Democratic candidate John Kerry's Vietnam War record.
Former U.S. Senator Max Cleland (D-GA) is a member of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank).
Cleland isn't 'allowing himself to be exploited.' He knows exactly what he's doing and is an avid and enthusiastic participant.
qando.net /archives/003907.htm   (1158 words)

  
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Cleland, as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, is saying President Bush’s military record is inferior to Kerry’s service in Vietnam.
Cleland was wounded picking up a grenade that someone else had dropped.
Cleland was on his way back to Atlanta Friday night and was not available for comment.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=42941   (367 words)

  
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Max Cleland is "a guy who lost three limbs in Vietnam, left them on the battlefield," said Vietnam veteran and Senator John F. Kerry (D.-Mass.), who chose this former U.S. Senator from Georgia to introduce him as the Democratic Party's presidential candidate at its 2004 National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts.
William Maxwell Cleland was born in 1942 near Atlanta and earned a B.A. from Stetson University in 1964 and a Masters in History from Emory University in 1965.
Cleland is compelling not because of anything he's done - he was a mediocre senator and a clumsy candidate - but because of what was done to him.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /individualProfile.asp?indid=1505   (2300 words)

  
 Esquire:Feature Story:Being Max Cleland
The faith of Max Cleland is not so much the fervor and bright eyes of the born-again Christian as the steady prayer of the man staving off death.
Former senator Max Cleland in 1999, when this story was first published in Esquire.
Cleland, who lost his Senate seat after a bruising campaign in 2002, introduced John Kerry before his acceptance speech last week in Boston.
www.esquire.com /features/articles/2004/040803_mfe_max_1.html   (768 words)

  
 The Paula Gordon Show
Max Cleland -- along with America -- was tempered in the crucible of Vietnam.
Senator Max Cleland describes the genius and the dumb luck of democracy to Paula Gordon and Bill Russell.
Politics, according to Senator Cleland, is full of flesh and blood and emotion and life and death.
www.paulagordon.com /shows/cleland   (1095 words)

  
 Max Cleland News
Cleland, a former Georgia state senator and U.S. senator, shook hands with most of the few dozen seated at the Disabled American Veterans Hall Tuesday afternoon.
Max Cleland, who once represented Georgia's eight million residents in the U.S. Senate, stopped by Media yesterday to help Bryan Lentz get to represent 60,000 Delaware County residents in the state House.
Former Sen. Max Cleland to speak at Carney event Former Sen. Max Cleland will be the guest of Christopher Carney, Democratic candidate for the congressional race in the 10th Congressional District, for a...
www.topix.net /who/max-cleland?scoring=d   (707 words)

  
 Max Cleland Is Getting Smarter
Politics being what it is, Daschle may let Cleland and others in tough re-election fights have their cake and eat it too.
Cleland and others may be allowed to support making the tax rate cuts permanent without ever having to face a vote before November.
Cleland seemed last week to be leaving a door open.
www.nfib.com /object/3454922.html   (642 words)

  
 The Max Cleland Picture Pages
Cleland, a Democrat, is a former U.S. Senator and critic of the Bush Administration.
Cleland also served in the Vietnam War, where he was awarded the Silver Star and the Bronze Star for valorous action in combat, including during the battle of Khe Sanh.
Cleland served for several years in the Georgia state legislature, and became an advocate for affairs relating to veterans.
www.superiorpics.com /max_cleland   (501 words)

  
 The Democrats' 'Poster Boy' - Los Angeles Times
Max Cleland, who lost his U.S. Senate seat to a Republican in 2002, says he's ambivalent about personifying his party's anger.
Max Cleland has just finished speaking at the Veteran's Memorial in downtown Anchorage when the swarm begins, people lining up 14-deep for a chance to meet the former Democratic U.S. senator from Georgia.
Cleland insists his election crusade is not motivated by hatred or vengeance.
www.latimes.com /news/politics/la-tm-cleland29jul18,1,2761893.story   (1184 words)

  
 The Speakers - CBS News
Cleland on stage at the convention, July 29, 2004.
Cleland, 62, represented Georgia in the Senate from 1996-2002, after serving as Georgia’s secretary of state from 1982-96.
Cleland, who also headed the Veteran's Administration under President Carter, has been leading the effort to use Kerry's Vietnam credentials to rally support among veterans and military personnel, traditionally a Republican stronghold.
www.cbsnews.com /elements/2004/07/23/in_depth_politics/whoswho631596_0_3_person.shtml   (221 words)

  
 Max Cleland
At that moment, the Pentagon was hit.” (Baxter and Galloway 6/16/2003) But on a couple of other occasions, Cleland says he is still meeting with Myers in his office at the time the Pentagon is hit.
Former Senator Max Cleland (D), member of the 9/11 Commission, later claims, “The administration sold the connection (between Iraq and al-Qaeda) to scare the pants off the American people and justify the war.
(Eggen 12/10/2003) Just before resigning, Cleland called the Bush administration’s attempts to stonewall and “slow walk” the commission a “national scandal.” He criticized the commission for cutting a deal with the White House that compromised their access to information, and said, “I’m not going to be part of looking at information only partially.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /entity.jsp?entity=max_cleland&printerfriendly=true   (2095 words)

  
 Digg - Max Cleland: Americans are rejecting 'Karl Rove politics' [VIDEO-CNN]
Max Cleland had his election stolen in Georgia -- it was pretty obvious.
Karl Rove's fear and smear machine portrayed Senator Max Cleland as a coward and unpatriotic because he did not support certain aspects of President Bush's handling of the Iraq War and the so-called "war on terrorism".
This was particularly heinous considering that Max Cleland gave three of his limbs fighting for our freedom in Vietnam while both his opponent and the effeminate Karl Rove were yellow-bellied and cut and ran from their Vietnam duties like two butt-buddies.
digg.com /politics/Max_Cleland_Americans_are_rejecting_Karl_Rove_politics_VIDEO_CNN   (2929 words)

  
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Max Cleland is "a guy who lost three limbs in Vietnam, left them on the battlefield," said Vietnam veteran and Senator John F. Kerry (D.-Mass.), who chose this former U.S. Senator from Georgia to introduce him as the Democratic Party's presidential candidate at its 2004 National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts.
Cleland is compelling not because of anything he's done - he was a mediocre senator and a clumsy candidate - but because of what was done to him.
Cleland is a reminder to fellow Democrats that they have spent the past three years being persecuted and that it's time to start avenging their humiliations….
www.discoverthenetworks.org /individualProfile.asp?indid=1505   (2300 words)

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