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Dean Slams Media Coverage Of Presidential Race: "Blatantly Sexist Comments... Blatantly Racist Remarks"

First Posted: 06/08/08 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:35 PM ET

Howard Dean

CNN Political Ticker:

Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean had tough words for the media on Saturday, saying that the presidential race had been plagued by "blatantly sexist comments, particularly by some members of the media -- and blatantly racist remarks."

"The media will...look for conflict," he told members of the DNC's Rules and Bylaws Committee gathered to resolve the impasse over seating the Florida and Michigan delegations. "They will not talk about your energy and your passion for your candidate, and your enthusiasm."

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