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2009-08-15 13:44:00

NETROOTS see health care reform as top priority, prefer Sestak over Specter for SENATE nomination PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive bloggers and activists are focused on pushing comprehensive health care reform this year and overwhelmingly support Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., over Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., for the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nomination, according to a straw poll at this year's Netroots Nation convention conducted by the Campaign for America's Future...

2009-08-04 13:50:00

Former Vermont Governor to sign new book on healthcare reform and discuss the latest developments in the reform debate BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Howard Dean will appear at Barbara's Bookstore his new book, Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform (www.deanshealthcare.com). During his appearance Dean will make brief remarks regarding the latest in the healthcare reform debate and sign copies of his book. In the evening Dean will address the...

2009-07-20 19:23:35

A weekly series by UPI examining the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. -- CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- As the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court last summer prepared their opinions for the case of Lawrence, et al. vs. Texas, gay activists around the country rapidly readied their online response. We didn't know whether we would celebrate, protest, or celebrate and protest, said Robin Tyler, executive director of the Equality Campaign, a homosexual rights...

2009-07-15 18:03:00

Former Vermont Governor to sign new book on healthcare reform BURLINGTON, Vt., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Howard Dean will appear Barnes and Noble's Union Square location in New York City to sign his new book, Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform (www.deanshealthcare.com). During his appearance Dean will make brief remarks regarding the latest in the healthcare reform debate and sign copies of his book. Dean has been traveling across the country helping...

2009-07-07 07:48:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Howard Dean will appear at an A Capella book event at Manuel's Tavern in Atlanta, GA to sign his new book, Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform (www.deanshealthcare.com). During his appearance Dean will make brief remarks regarding the latest in the healthcare reform debate and sign copies of his book. Dean has been traveling across the country helping to mobilize critical grassroots support for healthcare reform...

2009-07-02 13:13:00

AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer Also to Address VA Facility Leasing Program WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean, who most recently served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will be featured this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show. Former Clinton White House chief of staff and co-chairman of President Obama's transition team, John Podesta, who currently serves as president and CEO of the Center for American Progress,...

2009-06-23 14:18:12

Candidates, political party committees and interest groups all raised and spent more money in 2007-08 than in any previous election cycle, according to a major new report from the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy (CSED) at Brigham Young University. The report, The Change Election: Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections, is the complete summary of a CSED research project involving twenty academics and scores of other observers on the ground in five key...

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2009-06-02 06:30:00

On Monday, an alliance of liberal activist groups in the U.S. announced plans for an $82 million campaign designed to help Barack Obama pass his healthcare reform plans into law. "The election of Barack Obama was the beginning, it's not the end," said former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean to a group of reporters at a conference sponsored by the activist group Campaign for America's Future. "It was important to win the presidency so that there...

2009-06-01 15:13:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive Book Club (PBC), the New York-based on-line bookseller, announced today that Governor Howard Dean will chair its Board of Directors. A pioneer in the Netroots movement, the outgoing chairman of the Democratic National Committee, six-term governor of Vermont and 2004 presidential candidate brings a wealth of experience in building on-line activist communities. Accepting the PBC chairmanship, Governor Dean affirmed his longstanding...

2009-03-03 08:05:00

Chairman Emeritus of the DNC bolsters firm's national government affairs practice WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Howard Dean -- a nationally recognized political figure, presidential candidate and six term Governor -- has agreed to serve as an independent consultant exclusive to the government affairs practice at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. Governor Dean will provide guidance to clients, particularly in the areas of healthcare and alternative energy resources. Governor...


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