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mnhtnbb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-10-09 09:07 AM
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41. Dean was my first choice. Obama couldn't find a better team player.
I hope Obama figures this out.
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  -Dean Gets HHS Endorsement From Patrick Leahy kpete  Feb-09-09 08:57 PM   #0 
  - I think, if he wants it that he would do a great job!  The Wielding Truth   Feb-09-09 08:59 PM   #1 
  - Giddy'up!!! n/t  Earth_First   Feb-09-09 08:59 PM   #2 
  - Good for Leahy .. .  defendandprotect   Feb-09-09 09:09 PM   #3 
  - nope - not going to happen  DrDan   Feb-10-09 06:45 AM   #29 
     - Not As Long As Rahm Is Around... Ain't Gonna Happen!! n/t  ChiciB1   Feb-10-09 01:10 PM   #50 
        - We should keep after Obama to appoint Dean . . . he'd be handy anywhere--!!!  defendandprotect   Feb-10-09 01:46 PM   #51 
           - I'm In For Dean For Anything Too... But There's Some Bad History Between  ChiciB1   Feb-10-09 03:00 PM   #55 
              - Not looking for Rahm to appoint Dean to anything ---  defendandprotect   Feb-10-09 08:21 PM   #61 
  - I think Dr. Dean should have been the first choice!  TheDebbieDee   Feb-09-09 09:13 PM   #4 
  - Damn Right!  Dinger   Feb-10-09 08:33 AM   #39 
  - I prefer a working Dr. like Dean has been & his wife still is...  Historic NY   Feb-09-09 09:25 PM   #5 
  - K&R, Great, and I hope everyone here continues to push for Dean.  Jefferson23   Feb-09-09 09:25 PM   #6 
  - thanks Senator Leahy....  unkachuck   Feb-09-09 09:39 PM   #7 
  - Exactly......a LOT of people have faith and TRUST Howard Dean  Mind_your_head   Feb-09-09 10:17 PM   #11 
  - I think Dean has a lot of charisma  Connonym   Feb-09-09 10:38 PM   #15 
     - i totally agree  shanti   Feb-10-09 09:27 AM   #42 
        - Rahm isn't the decider. Unless you're saying "Rahm" is the "real" President, and Obama is just a  MADem   Feb-10-09 11:17 AM   #48 
  - Add Pat Leahy to Nancy Pelosi on the list of Democratic Politicians who are at least a little better  tom_paine   Feb-09-09 09:48 PM   #8 
  - I say if he can work from VT.... out of the beltway OK.  Skink   Feb-09-09 09:50 PM   #9 
  - I like Dean  nyy1998   Feb-09-09 10:11 PM   #10 
  - but it worked!  earcandle   Feb-10-09 12:27 AM   #17 
  - Yes, they hate winning  izquierdista   Feb-10-09 01:59 AM   #21 
  - Has anyone considered that maybe he doesnt want it?  Frank Cannon   Feb-09-09 10:18 PM   #12 
  - I know Howard, just saw him ten days ago, and can tell you that he would do it if asked.  DFW   Feb-10-09 04:19 AM   #26 
     - Howard  pjt7   Feb-10-09 07:38 AM   #34 
     - He'll never do that  DFW   Feb-10-09 08:10 AM   #37 
     - I SAW HOWARD DEAN ON TV SAY THAT HE WANTED HHS!  ananda   Feb-10-09 11:08 AM   #47 
        - You have seen more than I have, then  DFW   Feb-10-09 03:47 PM   #56 
  - One more voice. The longest journey starts with a single step  DFW   Feb-09-09 10:23 PM   #13 
  - It shouldn't matter. This is the land of tolerance of differences, remember?  earcandle   Feb-10-09 12:29 AM   #18 
  - No doubt, but Rahm must have had his hearing aid turned off that day.  DFW   Feb-10-09 12:46 AM   #19 
  - Hey, DFW.  Hissyspit   Feb-10-09 01:13 AM   #20 
  - Yeah, day job and all that  DFW   Feb-10-09 04:14 AM   #25 
  - Obama's own health care ideas are on the side of keeping the insurance  Cleita   Feb-10-09 02:37 PM   #54 
     - Take two aspirin and call me in the morning*  DFW   Feb-10-09 03:48 PM   #57 
  - Anybody BUT Bredesen !!!!  quidam56   Feb-09-09 10:28 PM   #14 
  - Not exactly shocking news  chollybocker   Feb-09-09 11:14 PM   #16 
  - A doctor in charge is just a logcial move and he cares about his country evidently.  cooolandrew   Feb-10-09 02:05 AM   #22 
  - They need more people in Congress to make the pitch.  Left Coast2020   Feb-10-09 02:50 AM   #23 
  - Leahy is a champ!  Enthusiast   Feb-10-09 04:10 AM   #24 
  - I couldn't think of a better person for HHS than Dr. Dean.  Wizard777   Feb-10-09 06:09 AM   #27 
  - Excellent!  EmilyAnne   Feb-10-09 06:12 AM   #28 
  - I like Sebelius, but  NewJeffCT   Feb-10-09 07:00 AM   #30 
  - Both Sebelius and DeLauro have ties too close to the corporate insurance and  Cleita   Feb-10-09 02:28 PM   #53 
  - I endorse him, too. (Hope that helps!)  valerief   Feb-10-09 07:21 AM   #31 
  - I think Leahy gets it.  mmonk   Feb-10-09 07:25 AM   #32 
  - I've always thought that he was a natural for HHS  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-10-09 07:33 AM   #33 
  - Obama has a great oppurtunity  pjt7   Feb-10-09 07:42 AM   #35 
  - Rahm has lost to Dean before  The Wizard   Feb-10-09 07:43 AM   #36 
  - .. its not like he and Rahm would have to share a room, for chrissakes ..  Myrina   Feb-10-09 08:29 AM   #38 
  - Apparently Rahm hasn't gotten the memo on working with people you don't like...  MrMickeysMom   Feb-10-09 08:47 AM   #40 
  - Dean was my first choice. Obama couldn't find a better team player.  mnhtnbb   Feb-10-09 09:07 AM   #41 
  - I agree 100% Dean not the Kansas Governor!  JFKfanforever   Feb-10-09 10:12 AM   #44 
  - Sounds good to me.  AllyCat   Feb-10-09 09:35 AM   #43 
  - But Howard Dean doesn't represent the health care industry...  Baby Snooks   Feb-10-09 10:17 AM   #45 
  - Out of FEAR? I rather doubt Dean is afraid of ANYTHING.  MADem   Feb-10-09 11:28 AM   #49 
  - Merely CHOOSING Howard Dean for HHS sec. would empower the American people.  Blaze Diem   Feb-10-09 11:07 AM   #46 
  - Rahm needs to set his ego aside for the good of the country. I know that  Cleita   Feb-10-09 02:20 PM   #52 
  - Doc is the obvious perfect choice to head HHS. n/t  Zorra   Feb-10-09 04:59 PM   #58 
  - Wow if this happens I will be really really happy  Geek_Girl   Feb-10-09 06:48 PM   #59 
  - Rahm Emmanuel should not deny us or Dean. That is the zenith of absurdity.  MasonJar   Feb-10-09 07:43 PM   #60 

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