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2006-04-22 13:10:55

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Democratic Party chief Howard Dean said on Saturday the Bush administration had "cut and run" on Gulf Coast hurricane recovery and created a political legacy of deficits, divisiveness and deceit. Dean, speaking at the Democratic National Committee's spring meeting, said November's congressional elections would be a choice between real change from Democrats or more of the same from Republicans. "There has been enough...

2005-12-10 15:37:38

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic presidential nominating calendar should include new contests between the traditional opening states of Iowa and New Hampshire in 2008 in a bid for more racial and geographic diversity, a party commission said on Saturday. The panel, responding to critics of the states' longtime status as kingmakers in the nominating process, recommended letting one or two states hold caucuses between the Iowa caucus...

2005-12-08 14:53:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Party chief Howard Dean said on Thursday his comment that the United States could not win the war in Iraq was reported "a little out of context," but a new strategy would be needed to triumph there. Dean was attacked by President George W. Bush and Republicans earlier this week for telling a Texas radio station that "the idea we're going to win this war is an idea that unfortunately is plain wrong." "It was a little out of context. They kind of...

2005-12-08 14:18:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Party chief Howard Dean said on Thursday his comment that the United States could not win the war in Iraq was reported "a little out of context," but a new strategy would be needed to triumph there. Dean was attacked by President George W. Bush and Republicans earlier this week for telling a Texas radio station that "the idea we're going to win this war is an idea that unfortunately is plain wrong." "It was a little out of context. They kind of...

2005-12-08 13:35:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Party chief Howard Dean said on Thursday his comment that the United States could not win the war in Iraq was reported "a little out of context," but a new strategy would be needed to triumph there. Dean was attacked by President George W. Bush and Republicans earlier this week for telling a Texas radio station that "the idea we're going to win this war is an idea that unfortunately is plain wrong." "It was a little out of context. They kind of...

2005-12-06 16:01:20

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush criticized Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean on Tuesday for saying it is wrong to think the United States will win in Iraq, calling him a pessimist trying to score political points. "I know we're going to win, and our troops need to hear not only that they are supported but that we have got a strategy that will win," said Bush, who is trying to restore American confidence in his Iraq plan amid waning support for the...

2005-12-06 12:10:09

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush criticized Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean on Tuesday for saying it is wrong to think the United States will win in Iraq, calling him a pessimist trying to score political points. "I know we're going to win, and our troops need to hear not only that they are supported but that we have got a strategy that will win," said Bush, who is trying to restore American confidence in his Iraq plan amid waning support for the...

2005-12-06 10:34:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House criticized Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean on Tuesday for saying it is wrong to think the United States will win in Iraq, saying he was sending the wrong message to U.S. troops. Dean told San Antonio, Texas, radio station WOAI that "the idea that we're going to win the war in Iraq is an idea which is just plain wrong." He predicted the Democratic Party would come together on a proposal to withdraw National Guard and Reserve troops...

2005-12-03 17:22:57

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent PHOENIX (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Party chief Howard Dean predicted on Saturday that Republicans would make illegal immigrants their new scapegoats during the 2006 elections, and said splintered Democrats were starting to find common ground on the Iraq war. At a Democratic National Committee meeting, Dean criticized the Republican emphasis on illegal immigration and ridiculed President George W. Bush's recent tough talk about stronger...

2005-11-13 16:03:14

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite early signals to the contrary, U.S. Senate Democrats must keep open the option of blocking a confirmation vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, Democratic Party leader Howard Dean said on Sunday. "This could be a defining moment," Dean said. "Judge Alito is a hard-working man, a good family man, but his opinions are well outside the mainstream of American public opinion." Dean charged it was hypocritical for conservatives...