facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

N.J. governor endorses Dean

Dec. 19, 2003 at 11:17 AM   |   Comments

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey officially endorsed Howard Dean on Friday for the Democratic Party nomination for president.

The Dean campaign said more than 50 state and local officials in New Jersey -- including McGreevey and U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J. -- joined in endorsing Dean's candidacy for president.

"Howard Dean's tremendous record as governor of Vermont and his inspiring vision for the future are what Democrats need to win the White House and take our country back," McGreevey said in a release.

The New York Times reported on its Web site that McGreevey is the first governor to endorse Dean.

Dean is the front-runner for the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 2004 in the party's attempt to defeat the re-election of President Bush.

© 2003 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State U.S. airstrikes succeeding in cutting oil financing for Islamic State
2
California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest California officer allegedly stole nude photos during arrest
3
Ottawa assault: PM went to closet, MPs made spears from flagpoles Ottawa assault: PM went to closet, MPs made spears from flagpoles
4
[UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot [UPDATE] Two Calif. deputies killed, two others shot
5
Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama Nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola, meets President Obama
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback