Howard Dean's file:

Democrat from Vermont

Howard Dean is the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, and was the longtime governor of Vermont before that.

Recent statements involving Howard Dean

"Barack Obama's health care bill is nothing new. Mitt Romney signed one just like it four years before."

"Every other democracy in the world has a health care system that covers everybody, and we don't."

"All the really great programs in American history, Social Security, was done without Republicans. Medicare was done without Republican support until the last vote where they realized they had to get on board."

"There's no rationing in any of these bills."

"The biggest job of the surgeon general is to translate health care and health care needs into plain English."

Recent stories featuring Howard Dean

Lie of the Year: Interview with Howard Dean:

Extended excerpts from an interview with Howard Dean

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