Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and one-time Democratic National Committee chairman, endorses Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak today, with a YouTube video.
Rybak was the Minnesota chair of the Dean for President campaign 2002. Dean, who also worked with Rybak on the Obama campaign, calls the mayor a “straight forward decent person” who’s “not really a politician.”
“R.T. is the kind of progressive who will make sure the decisions he has to make in the Capitol, which won’t be popular all the time, don’t hurt the most vulnerable people in society,” Dean said.