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Dean Quits Presidential Bid, With an Asterisk
Howard Dean suspended his bold and innovative bid for the White House but signaled his intent to retain influence in the Democratic Party by urging voters to keep backing him in the remaining primaries and caucuses.
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Former Vermont governor Howard Dean
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___ Howard Dean Bio ___
Hometown: Burlington, Vt.
Born: November 17, 1948 in East Hampton, N.Y.
Religion: Congregationalist
Family: Wife, Judy Steinberg; two children
Education: Yale U., B.A. 1971; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, M.D. 1978 Career: Governor; physician
Political Highlights: Vt. House, 1983-87 (assistant minority leader, 1985-86); lieutenant governor, 1987-91; governor, 1991-2002
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In the News
Dean Forms Political Group: Effort Will Recruit Candidates to Fight 'Right-Wing Ideologues' (Post, March 19, 2004)

Divide and Bicker: The Dean Campaign's Hip, High-Tech Image Hid a Nasty Civil War (Post, Feb. 29, 2004)

As Dean and the Media Pull Out, A Small-Town State Mourns a Dream (Post, Feb. 21, 2004)

Dean Leaves Legacy of Online Campaign: Use of Internet to Raise Funds, Organize Rallies May Be Common in Future (Post, Feb. 20, 2004)

Dean Bows Out, With an Asterisk: Democrat Still Seeks Supporters' Votes (Post, Feb. 19, 2004)

Insiders Who Are On the Outs: Dean's Young Backers Had Nothing To Lose; His Washington Defectors Did (Post, Feb. 19, 2004)

Text: Dean Announces End to Presidential Bid (E-Media, Feb. 18, 2004; 2:46 PM)

Dean Ends Campaign for Presidency: Former Vt. Governor to Continue Political Advocacy (Post, Feb. 18, 2004; 4:11 PM)

Once Leading Man, Dean Searches for a New Role: Place of Candidate and Supporters in Party Is Unclear (Post, Feb. 18, 2004)

Judge: Dean Can't Seal Papers (Post, Feb. 18, 2004)

Dean's Freewheeling Approach Is Double-Edged (Post, Feb. 16, 2004)

'I'm Not Going to Quit' After Wis., Dean Says: Lagging Candidate Adjusts Original Tactic of Making the State His Final Stand Feb. 17 (Post, Feb. 10, 2004)

Dean's Web Site Offers Voters a Choice of Ads (Post, Feb. 9, 2004)

Bid Is as Audacious Now as in Fall 2002: After Rise From Obscurity and Loss of Lead, Dean Gears Up for Last Stand in Wisconsin (Post, Feb. 7, 2004)

Dean Appeals For Money: Kerry Set to Receive Gephardt's Nod; Edwards and Clark Fight for Position (Post, Feb. 6, 2004)

Dean's Team, Sleepless In Seattle (Post, Feb. 6, 2004)

Dean Message to Supporters (washingtonpost.com, Feb. 5, 2004; 12:46 PM)

Dean Declares Wisconsin a Must Win: Statement Is First Acknowledgement That Failure in a State Would End Campaign (Post, Feb. 5, 2004; 12:53 PM)

Dean Gears Up For a Last Stand In Wisconsin (Post, Feb. 5, 2004)

Focus Shifts to Contest In Washington State (Post, Feb. 4, 2004)

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