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Howard Dean

Howard Dean

Former DNC Chairman & Governor of Vermont

Gov. Howard Dean is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, presidential candidate, six term governor, and physician. During his tenure at the DNC, Dean created the 50-State Strategy, which was credited with helping Democrats make historic gains in 2006 and 2008. Dean now works as a part time independent consultant focusing on the areas of health care, early childhood development, alternative energy and the expansion of grassroots politics around the world. He serves on the Board of the National Democratic Institute, a democracy building organization chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and teaches a course at the Jackson Institute at Yale.

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An interview with former DNC Chairman Howard Dean: Why he'll argue against the proposition "Grandma's benefits imperil Junior's future" at the Oct. 4 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Congress can make major reductions to the national deficit without cutting benefits provided by Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Reforming the payment system for the nation’s health care can result in major savings without interrupting service to beneficiaries.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Even today, while an undercurrent of disgust with campaign money remains on the left, with the occasional complaint from purists that Obama does not prioritize the issue, the fact is so long as Democrats are winning, most on the left don't prioritize the issue either.

Saturday, June 21, 2003

Howard Dean weighs in on the 2018 elections and the Trump administration. 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Dean called on Democrats to run campaigns based on true moral values — health care, education and election reform.

Thursday, December 9, 2004

The change is obvious for America’s LGBT community: They are finally out of the legal shadows.

Monday, February 2, 2015