As Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean's tenure comes to an end, he has failed for a second time to secure a job in the Obama Administration. He has made his desire to be part of the cabinet clearly known. In spite of this, President Obama has chosen Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to to become his Secretary of Health and Human Services. Many credit Dean's 50 state strategy with the big gains Democrats have made in recent Congressional elections. Dean's uncompromising enforcement of the rules stripped the early voting states of Florida and Michigan of their delegates and propelled Barack Obama into an early lead in the democratic primary. If the Florida and Michigan delegates had been recognized early in the campaign, Hillary Clinton may have been the Democratic nominee for President. Dean's antagonism towards the Clinton camp was well know.
Dean: I Was 'Pretty Clear' I Wanted to Be Health Secretary
Former Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean talks about being passed over again for President Obama's Cabinet.
Former Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean is making no secret of his dashed desires to become a member of President Obama's Cabinet, after he got passed over yet again for the job of health and human services secretary
"I was pretty clear that I would have liked to have been Secretary of HHS but it is the president's choice and he decided to go in a different direction," Dean was quoted saying on Monday in the Huffington Post after Obama made clear Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius was going to get the job.(excerpt) read more at FoxNews.com