Democratic National Chairman to Speak in Reno

Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean will speak at the Washoe County Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner June 11, party officials said Monday.

The former Vermont governor will join state Democratic Party Chair Jill Derby at the event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.

Under Dean's leadership, Nevada's presidential caucus has been
moved up to Jan. 19, just five days after the Iowa caucus and
before New Hampshire's primary.

"With Gov. Dean's help, we will turn Nevada blue," Derby said. "Gov. Dean has made such a huge difference for Democrats in Nevada, and we are thrilled to have him speak at the Washoe County JJ dinner."

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