Dean: I Wanted to Be Health Sec

But ex-DNC chair says Obama's choice will do 'fine'
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Mar 2, 2009 4:10 AM CST

(Newser) – Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean says he made no secret of his desire to be in Barack Obama's Cabinet. "I was pretty clear that I would have liked to have been Secretary of Health and Human Services," he tells the Huffington Post. As for the president's pick, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, Dean said: "She is a very nice person and I think she will be fine."