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Presidency 2004
** Note: Archived '04 Page - No Longer Being Updated **
Click here for current info and links on Dr. Dean

Howard Dean

HOWARD B. DEAN III
(Democrat - Vermont)


BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: State Representative, 1983-87; Lieutenant Governor, 1987-91Howard Dean - 1990 (elected in 1986, re-elected in 1988, 1990); Governor, 1991-2003 (elected in 1992, re-elected in 1994, 1996, 1998 & 2000); Chair, National Governors Association, 1994-95; Chair, Democratic Governors Association, 1997. Founder, Democracy for America, 2004. Democratic National Chair, 2005 - present.

PROFESSIONAL: Physician.

EDUCATION: B.S., Yale University, 1971. M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1978.

PERSONAL: Born November 17, 1948, in New York City, New York. Married to Dr. Judith Steinberg, a physician. Two children. Congregationalist.


ANALYSIS:

FORMER CANDIDATE - WITHDREW FROM RACE ON FEBRUARY 18, 2004.
(Suspended campaign -- will no longer seek nomination -- but will allow name to remain on ballots.)


LINKS:

Dean for America Committee - Official Campaign Site.
Blog for America - Official Campaign Site #2.
HowardDean.TV - Official Campaign Site #3.
National Dean in 2004 Meet-Up Day - Official Campaign Site #4.
Chat for America - Official Campaign Site #5.
Dean for New Hampshire - Official Campaign Site #6.
Iowans for Dean - Official Campaign Site #7.
Generation Dean - Official Campaign Site #8.
Generation Dean Blog - Official Campaign Site #9.
Dean for Wisconsin - Official Campaign Site #10.
Democracy for America - Dean's "DFA 2.0" Political Organization.
Democracy for America Store - Official DFA 2.0 Store.
Fund for a Healthy America PAC - Dean's Leadership PAC.
The Dean Blog - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanTV.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Volunteers for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
TruthandHope.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
ChangeForAmerica.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanVolunteers.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Seniors for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Doctors for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Students for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
African-Americans for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Latinos for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Libertarians for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Media Team Creative Network - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean News Clearinghouse - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanPort.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Leaders - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
National Grassroots for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Switch2Dean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
TakeYourCountryBack.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
ProjectDeanLight.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
WeWantDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Designs by Mitchell Gore - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Thank You Howard - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
PostersForAmerica - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanPhotos.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Activist's Unofficial Archive - Grassroots Supports
Geeks for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
OUT for Dean (GLBT) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
GLBT's for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Independents - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
African Americans for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Progressive Christians for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Graphic Designers for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Grassroots Graphics - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Team Dean Racing (NASCAR) - Grassroots Supports
Punx for Dean - Grassroots Supports
DeanSpace - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean for Deaf America - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Republicans for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanParaPresidente.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Women's Network for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Unemployed for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Arkansas for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Dean Mall - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
CaliforniaForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
ColoradoForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Connecticut for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
FL4Dean.com (Florida) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
GeorgiaForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
HawaiiForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
IllinoisForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
IndianaForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanForMaine.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MarylandForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MassForDean.org (Massachusetts) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MichiganForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MinnesotaForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MissouriForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
MontanaForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
NevadaForDean.org - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
New Hampshire for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
NJforDean.org (New Jersey) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
NMforDean.com (New Mexico) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
NewYorkForDean.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Central New York For Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
North Carolinians for Howard Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Ohio for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Pennsylvania for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
RIforDean.org (Rhode Island) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
South Dakotans for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
Tennessee for Dean - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanForTexas.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
DeanForUtah.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
VA4Dean.com (Virginia) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
WA4Dean.com (Washington State) - Grassroots Supporters (Unauthorized).
PoliticsVT.com: Dean Watch - News Site.
Democracy in Action (GWU): Howard Dean - University Resource.
Howard Dean: Profile in Courage Essay - JFK Library Site
DeanFacts.com - Negative Site.
DeanForAmericans.com - Negative Site.
Bush Voters for Dean - Negative Site.
DeanPeopleSuck.com - Negative Site.
Howard Dean's Skeleton Closet - Negative Site.
Gov. Howard Dean: A Satire - Negative Site.
What State is Vermont in? - Negative Site.


DEAN WAS ENDORSED BY:
(Partial Listing)

International Union of Painters
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Ex-Governor Jim Folsom Jr. (D-AL)
Ex-US Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt (D-AZ)
Ex-US Ambassador Hattie Babbitt (D-AZ)
Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
Ex-Congressman Jim McNulty (D-AZ)
State Rep. Jay Bradford (D-AR)
Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Congressman Bob Filner (D-CA)
Attorney General Bill Lockyer (D-CA)
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
State Assemblyman John Longville (D-CA)
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
State Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez (D-CA)
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
Secretary of State Kevin Shelley (D-CA)
Congresswoman Hilda Solis (D-CA)
Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA)
Congresswoman Diane Watson (D-CA)
Ex-Governor Lowell Weicker (I-CT)
City Council Chair Pro Tempore Jack Evans (D-DC)
Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL)
Broward County Comm. Sue Gunzburger (D-FL)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Calvin Smyre (D-GA)
State Labor Commissioner Mike Thurmond (D-GA)
Congressman Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Ex-Governor Ben Cayetano (D-HI)
Ex-Governor Cecil Andrus (D-ID)
State Democratic Chair Carolyn Boyce (D-ID)
2002 Governor Nominee Jerry Brady (D-ID)
Ex-US Senator Carol Moseley Braun (D-IL)
Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL)
Lt. Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL)
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
State Rep. Polly Butka (D-IA)
US Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)
Ex-State House Minority Leader Dick Myers (D-IA)
Ex-Congressman Dave Nagle (D-IA)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Sheila Riggs (D-IA)
State Rep. Cindy Winckler (D-IA)
State Del. Curt Anderson (D-MD)
State Del. Elizabeth Bobo (D-MD)
State Del. Bill Bronrott (D-MD)
Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
State Del. Kathleen Dumais (D-MD)
State Del. Brian Feldman (D-MD)
State Del. Peter Franchot (D-MD)
State Sen. Brian Frosh (D-MD)
State Sen. John Giannetti (D-MD)
State Del. Marilyn Goldwater (D-MD)
State Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez (D-MD)
State Del. Mary Dulany James (D-MD)
State Del. Ed Kasemeyer (D-MD)
State Del. Susan Lee (D-MD)
State Del. Rich Madaleno (D-MD)
State Del. Karen Montgomery (D-MD)
State Del. Salima Marriot (D-MD)
State Del. Gareth Murray (D-MD)
State Del. Doyle Niemann (D-MD)
Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley (D-MD)
State Del. Obie Patterson (D-MD)
State Del. Victor Ramirez (D-MD)
State Del. Justin Ross (D-MD)
Ex-Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke (D-MD)
Ex-Democratic National Chair Steve Grossman (D-MA)
State Rep. Pat Jehlen (D-MA)
State Rep. Jay Kaufman (D-MA)
State Rep. Charles Murphy (D-MA)
State Rep. Frank Smizik (D-MA)
State Rep. Bill Straus (D-MA)
Congressman John Conyers Jr. (D-MI)
Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-MI)
State Rep. Andy Meisner (D-MI)
Ex-State Auditor Judi Dutcher (D-MN)
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak (D-MN)
Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
State Rep. Peter Allen (D-NH)
Keene Mayor Mike Blastos (D-NH)
State Rep. Ruth Bleyler (D-NH)
State Rep. Candace Bouchard (D-NH)
State Labor Commissioner Jim Casey (D-NH)
State Rep. Ned Densmore (D-NH)
State Rep. Estelle Diamond (D-NH)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Romeo Dorval (D-NH)
State Rep. Tim Dunn (D-NH)
State Rep. Peter Espiefs (D-NH)
Ex-USMC Commandant Joseph Hoar (D-NH)
Ex-State Senate President Ralph Hough (D-NH)
State Rep. Claudette Jean (D-NH)
State Rep. Lionel Johnson (D-NH)
State Rep. Nancy Johnson (D-NH)
State Rep. Jane Kelley (R-NH)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Mike King (D-NH)
State Rep. David Meader (D-NH)
State Rep. Joseph Miller (D-NH)
State Rep. McKim Mitchell (D-NH)
State Rep. Jessie Osborne (D-NH)
State Rep. Jay Phinizy (D-NH)
State Rep. Fran Potter (D-NH)
State Rep. John Pratt (D-NH)
State Rep. Barbara Richardson(D-NH)
State Rep. Tim Robertson (D-NH)
State Rep. Gloria Seldin (D-NH)
State Rep. Betsy Shultis (D-NH)
State Rep. Claire Snyder (D-NH)
State Rep. Hilda Sokol (D-NH)
State Rep. Mary Stuart-Gile (D-NH)
State Rep. Anna Tilton (D-NH)
State Rep. Mary Jane Wallner (D-NH)
State Rep. Amy Webber (D-NH)
State Sen. Byron Baer (D-NJ)
Ex-US Senator Bill Bradley (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Wilfredo Caraballo (D-NJ)
State Senate President Richard Codey (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Neil Cohen (D-NJ)
State Democratic Chair Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Joseph Cryan (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Patrick Deignan (D-NJ)
Ex-State Assembly Speaker Joseph Doria (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Willis Edwards (D-NJ)
State Sen. Nia Gill (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Gerry Green (D-NJ)
State Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Mimms Hacket (D-NJ)
Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Anthony Impreveduto (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D-NJ)
State Sen. Ellen Karcher (D-NJ)
State Senate Majority Leader Bernard Kenny (D-NJ)
State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-NJ)
Governor Jim McGreevey (D-NJ)
Congressman Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Bob Morgan (D-NJ)
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Michael Panter (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman William Payne (D-NJ)
State Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (D-NJ)
State Assembywoman Joan Quigley (D-NJ)
State Assembly Speaker Albio Sires (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Craig Stanley (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman Alfred Steele (D-NJ)
State Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-NJ)
State Sen. Joseph Vitale (D-NJ)
State Assemblywoman Loretta Weinberg (D-NJ)
State Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-NJ)
Ex-Governor Toney Anaya (D-NM)
Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez (D-NM)
Ex-US Senator Fred Harris (D-NM)
State Assemblyman Jonathan Bing (D-NY)
State Sen. Neil Breslin (D-NY)
Congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY)
State Sen. Tom Duane (D-NY)
State Assemblyman Dick Gottfried (D-NY)
Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Judith Hope (D-NY)
Ex-Congressman Tom Manton (D-NY)
NYC Council Speaker Gifford Miller (D-NY)
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
Congressman Major Owens (D-NY)
State Assemblyman William Parment (D-NY)
State Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples (D-NY)
Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY)
Ex-US Senator Howard Metzenbaum (D-OH)
Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH)
State Rep. Opio Toure (D-OK)
Ex-Governor David Walters (D-OK)
Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D-OR)
Ex-Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse (D-OR)
Ex-Governor Barbara Roberts (D-OR)
Congressman David Wu (D-OR)
Congressman Anibal Acevedo-Vila (D/PPD-PR)
P.R. Democratic Party Chair Roberto Prats (D-PR)
Ex-Lt. Governor Bill Dougherty (D-SC)
State Rep. Brenda Lee (D-SC)
State Rep. David Mack (D-SC)
Ex-Governor John West (D-SC)
State Rep. Seth Whipper (D-SC)
Ex-Vice President Al Gore (D-TN)
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Ex-Governor Ann Richards (D-TX)
Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson (D-UT)
State Rep. Jackie Biskupski (D-UT)
State Rep. Scott Daniels (D-UT)
Ex-Lt. Governor Don Beyer (D-VA)
Ex-Congresswoman Leslie Byrne (D-VA)
Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA)
Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA)
State Sen. Jim Condos (D-VT)
State Rep. Howard Cross (D-VT)
Ex-Attorney General Jerry Diamond (D-VT)
State Rep. Martha Heath (D-VT)
Ex-Governor Phil Hoff (D-VT)
US Senator Jim Jeffords (I-VT)
Ex-Governor Madeleine Kunin (D-VT)
US Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT)
State Sen. James Leddy (D-VT)
State Rep. William Lippert (D-VT)
Ex-Governor Tom Salmon (D-VT)
State Rep. John Tracy (D-VT)
State Senate President Peter Welch (D-VT)
State Democratic Chair Paul Berendt (D-WA)
Ex-Governor Booth Gardner (D-WA)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Karen Marchioro (D-WA)
Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA)
Congressman Alan Mollohan (D-WV)
Congressman Nick Rahall (D-WV)
State Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-WI)
Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager (D-WI)
Ex-State Democratic Chair Linda Stoval (D-WY)

OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN CONTACT INFORMATION:

Dean for America
P.O. Box 1228
Burlington, Vermont 05402
802-651-3200
E-mail: info@deanforamerica.com


THE HOWARD DEAN LIBRARY:

Winning Back AmericaWinning Back America by Howard Dean (2003). Dr. Dean's official campaign book is part autobiography and part political manifesto. The tenor of most of this book is somewhat toned-down from more fiery speeches he gave in the early part of the campaign. In fact, Dean apologizes here for some of his intemperate remarks. He also explains why he should be viewed as a much more pragmatic politician that the hardcore liberal he is frequently portrayed as. He writes of his quiet, non-radical life as a 1960s college student and compares his fiscal outlook to that of his wealthy and "moderate business-oriented Republican" father. He also has kind words for President Bush and his family, though he turns critical on the subject of Bush's aides. The account of his childhood and college years is largely non-eventful. A feeling of enthusiasm sets in when he decides to enroll in medical school (and meets his future wife). The final sections of the book return to the Dean that is instantly recognizable to anyone who has heard a Dean stump speech -- and sets the tone for the upcoming campaign. List: $11.95. Your Price: $9.56 (You Save 20%)! Paperback.

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