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Howard Dean Health Care

Howard Dean's Presidential Campaign Was More Than Just A Scream

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Don't take this as the doctor's advice on what to eat, but what Howard Dean remembers best is the ham sandwich. Dean, a physician ...

Rockabilly Mockery In Nevada Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Medicare and country music are both big in Nevada, so Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley is putting the two together in a radio ad attacking Sen. Dean He...

Sam Stein

What Now? | Sam Stein | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three years after Democrats began crafting health care reform, nearly 18 months after the president signed it into law, and eight months...

Laura Bassett

Health Care Protesters Face Off Against Insurance Lobbyists | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(Jeremy Binckes contributed to this report.) Thousands of protesters and labor activists descended upon the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington today to...

Howard Dean: The Message of Massachusetts Election Results Is 'We Gotta Be Tougher' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night on The Rachel Maddow Show Howard Dean warned his fellow Democrats not to engage in a circular firing squad over Republican Scott Brown winn...

A Rebuttal to Howard Dean: I Am a U.S. Senator, and I Will Vote For This Bill

Sen. Paul G. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Paul G. Kirk, Jr.

I hope Howard Dean is reading, because I believe with a better understanding of the real reforms this bill brings to America's health care system, he will join me as a forceful advocate for its enactment.

Sam Stein

Dean: Dems 'In Deep Trouble' On Health Care, The Only Options Are A Bad Bill Or 2010 Losses | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading progressive champions of health care reform is pessimistic about the state of the debate in the Senate, saying he sees virtually no...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Lashes Back At Dean, Suggests He's Irrational | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs strongly hit back at former DNC Chairman Howard Dean for criticizing the Senate health care bil...

Fire Robert Gibbs...Or At Least Make Him Apologize to Howard Dean

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

The Obama administration seems to think it can throw the concerns of its base supporters overboard and rely on Rahm Emanuel's version of Karl Rove's "K Street strategy".

Sam Stein

Dean: Senate Bill Is 'Real Reform,' A Needed Antidote To GOP Propaganda | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former DNC Chair Howard Dean strongly endorsed on Wednesday the Senate's newest incarnation of health care legislation, declaring that it met the most...

The Long Overdue Debate

Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Benen

We expected the fight of the generation over health care to occur between the right and left, when the more relevant dispute was between the left and left.

Sahil Kapur

Howard Dean Dismisses Criticism Of Work For Biotech, Accuses Media Of Devouring GOP Talking Points On Health Care | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking about health care on Tuesday, Gov. Howard Dean said the media "hate that they can't take down Obama, so they're using every Republican talkin...