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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...

2008-12-16 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, December 17th Governor Howard Dean will deliver a speech at the National Institutes of Health Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities in National Harbor, MD. The summit will be held in conjunction with the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD); the goal of the summit is to increase awareness and understanding of disparities in health care. (Logo:...

2008-12-02 14:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday December 4th Governor Howard Dean will deliver the Keynote address at eHealth Initiative's conference in Washington, DC entitled, "Taking the Pulse of Health IT: A Critical Review of Progress Over the Last Five Years and Key Recommendations for 2009 and Beyond." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) The Keynote speech will begin at 4:30 p.m. For more information please go to:...

2008-12-01 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean today issued the following statement commemorating World AIDS Day on its 20th Anniversary: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "It's been 20 years since the first World AIDS Day, and while we have made strides, much work remains to be done to tackle this epidemic with both a national and global strategy. We must focus not only on preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS, but...

2008-11-10 18:00:07

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, party sources said. The news of Dean's departure after one four-year term was reported on the Internet and confirmed by a Democratic party source, The Washington Post reported. "At this point he has said that he doesn't intend to run again," the source told the Post. "He has said so publicly for a while. He has not said what he will do next." Dean took over the chairmanship of the...

2008-10-08 00:00:21

By Mary Dejevsky UPWARDS of 50 million Americans were expected to watch the encounter between John McCain and Barack Obama last night in the second of three presidential debates. Last Thursday a record 70 million saw Sarah Palin fail to disgrace herself in the obligatory running-mates match. And in homes, halls and bars across America, how did people watch this crucial rite of presidential passage? On television. These debates are almost the only times - other than the Super Bowl - that...

2008-10-03 00:00:09

By Bonnie Pfister Bowlers in Canonsburg. Hikers in Apollo. Herbalists in McKeesport. The Pittsburgh area is home to 191 Internet-based "Meetup" groups -- informal gatherings of like-minded folks who share interests and passions. Other Web-based social networking efforts, such as Facebook and MySpace, involve online connections in which participants might never meet, and might live half a world away from each other, but Meetups "use the Internet to get people off the Internet,"...

2008-08-14 09:00:34

By Garrett M. Graff Sometime between now and the convention, Barack Obama, just like the cool kid in study hall, will surreptitiously send a text message announcing his pick for vice president. The ploy may seem silly - the fad candidate adopts the latest tech fad - but it's an important part of one of Obama's most under-recognized campaign efforts. The Web has certainly made it harder to roll out a surprise running mate. Four years ago, even as The New York Post reported incorrectly...

2008-07-15 18:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Stacie Paxton of the Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 Register for ChangeBus Tour to Highlight Obama's Message of Change Click Here for More Pictures of the Register for Change Bus: http://www.democrats.org/a/2008/07/register_for_ch.php WASHINGTON,July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--The Democratic National Committee announced today that Governor Howard Dean will lead a national grassroots voter registration effort. The cross country bus...


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