Howard Dean to speak at PSU today

Former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean will bespeaking at Portland State tonight, voicing his support for currentpresidential nominee Sen. John Kerry.

Dean will speak at Hoffman Hall (S.W. Twelfth Avenue and MillStreet) at 6:40 p.m.

The event is being hosted by the PSU chapter of CollegeDemocrats, will have live music and is free of charge.

Portland State is Dean’s last stop in a one-day speaking tourthat takes him to the University of Oregon and Oregon StateUniversity earlier today.

Since losing the Democratic primary to Kerry, Dean has becomeone of the most outspoken campaigners for the Democratic Party.

He transformed his website,, which hadbeen the focal point of his campaign strategy, into the, through which he supports candidatesin elections around the country.

Among candidates Dean has endorsed is Portland mayoral candidateTom Potter.