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 former United States Senator Max Cleland

Max Cleland

, former U.S. Senator and American war hero, lost both legs and his right arm when a grenade exploded during his service in Vietnam. Drawing on his own experience of pain, depression, and frustration, he rose up to accomplish significant improvements for veterans returning from war. Youngest administrator ever of the Veterans Administration, and Senator from Georgia for six years, he has earned respect for his work in health care, bio-terrorism preparedness, and homeland security.

Max Cleland

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updated Fri. May 24, 2024

The full interview on Klein's podcast (42 minutes) SPOTTED: former Sen. Max Cleland (D-Ga.), Ret. Col. Frank Gleason and DoD alum Michael Duga at Easter services on Sunday at the Northside Church, a United Methodist congregation in Atlanta. ****** A message from Postmates: ...

Max Cleland had recommended Ekonomou for a federal judgeship during Bill Clinton's administration. But the president never nominated him and more than a year later Ekonomou withdrew his name from consideration. ***. Watching a Georgia lawmaker's workout class isn't exactly something we were ...
Zell Miller, a cantankerously independent politician from the mountains of northern Georgia who disdained backslapping and baby-kissing as he snarled at journalists and battled fellow Democrats in his four years as a United States senator, died on Friday morning at his home in Young Harris, Ga. He was ...
Rob Woodall this fall, scooped up the endorsement of former U.S. senator Max Cleland on Thursday. Cleland touted Bourdeaux's health care and economic platform in his endorsement. The GSU professor also has the backing of U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, and former U.N. ambassador Andrew ...
Seventh Congressional District candidate Carolyn Bourdeaux has received a high-profile endorsement from a former Georgia secretary of state and U.S. senator in her bid to unseat Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga. Former Sen. Max Cleland is backing Bourdeaux in the election. It's one of the highest profile ...
Max Cleland, a Georgia Democrat, lost both legs and an arm in the Vietnam War. He suffers from post-traumatic stress ... Max Cleland said he tried to talk his friend Ken Burns out of making his opus on the Vietnam War, which will premiere Sunday night. “This series is going to kick up dust,” Cleland told the ...
The Capitol Rotunda was crowded with dignitaries who wanted to give Miller a last sendoff. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson and former Sens. Sam Nunn and Max Cleland were there. So were former aides and advisers to Miller. Dozens of others in the quiet halls of the statehouse craned their necks to take in the ...
Max Cleland, a Democrat, recommended Ekonomou to President Bill Clinton for a federal judgeship in Atlanta in 1997. He was predicted to have an easy confirmation, and Ekonomou said then that the position would be “a jewel in the crown” of his career. But Clinton never nominated Ekonomou, who ...
Still others praised Ekonomou's work. During President Bill Clinton's administration, former Sen. Max Cleland recommended Ekonomou for a federal judgeship. Ekonomou later withdrew his name from consideration. “Andy Ekonomou has been a fixture in security litigation in Georgia for years,” former U.S. ...


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