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Thursday, September 04, 2003

 

Congressman Bob Filner Endorses Dean http://dean2004.blogspot.com/politics/2003_08_31_deanarchive.html#106271741116146688

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From the Deancampaign...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 4, 2003

Congressman Bob Filner Endorses Dean For America



BURLINGTON--Congressman Bob Filner today endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Governor Howard Dean, M.D. In making his announcement today, Congressman Filner cited the governor's vision for America and his efforts to build the great grassroots campaign of the modern era.

"Howard Dean is leading a movement that is sweeping across America," said Congressman Filner. "It is a movement against corporate control of our government. It is a movement against an arrogant and failing foreign policy. It is a movement of mothers and fathers, concerned about the future of their children. It is a movement for change. And it is a movement that will succeed!"


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