Tuesday, February 01, 2005

LOOKS LIKE DEAN WILL GET THE DNC CHAIR!
The Hill, a newspaper devoted to covering Capitol Hill, reports that the race is "all but over." The particulars of how the infighting is carried on--as reported in the article--confused me at times, but the gist is clear: the power elite want anybody-but-Dean. The ordinary DNC members want Dean, and he is likely to win a clear majority on the first ballot.

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Dean looks like a sure thing
By Hans Nichols
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean yesterday took a major step toward securing the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee by grabbing the endorsement of powerful state Democratic leaders.
After the Association of State Democratic Chairmen (ASDC) formally backed Dean, several operatives for rival campaigns said that the former governor’s dominant showing among the key DNC constituency could mean that the race, to be decided on Feb. 12, is all but over.

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