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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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The full interview on Klein's podcast (42 minutes) http://bit.ly/2GOzbwf. 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. ...
His supporters include virtually all of Georgia's leading Democrats: Former Gov. Roy Barnes; ex-U.S. Sens. Max Cleland, Wyche Fowler and Sam Nunn; U.S. Reps. Sanford Bishop, John Lewis and David Scott; former Reps. Buddy Darden, Don Johnson, Elliot Levitas, Jim Marshall; ex-Atlanta Mayor Andrew ...
I'll miss the privilege of meeting and talking with some of the nationally distinguished public servants who have visited us over the years – Sam Nunn, Johnny Isakson, Bob Riley, Zell Miller, Max Cleland would be on the shortest of short lists. I won't miss the politicians, and their flacks, who somehow think ...
Still, midterm dynamics are in Senate Democrats' favor when it comes to the 2018 ballot: The last Senate incumbent from the party not in control of the White House who lost a midterm general election was Max Cleland of Georgia, in 2002, when then-President George W. Bush enjoyed broad support ...
The idea, “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” was a sentiment echoed by different writers in the 1930s to warn that we were not immune to the same calamity that had engulfed Germany. I believe when fascism comes to America, it will be disguised as the ...
14 to hear one of Stetson University's most distinguished alumni reflect on the Vietnam War. “The year is 1967. Now what?” Stetson Professor Emeritus T. Wayne Bailey said, as he set the stage for former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, D-Georgia, a triple amputee of the war, to talk to the group by speakerphone.
By voting Yes on Issue 2, Ohioans can lead the way against drug company overpricing: Max Cleland (Opinion) ... Vietnam veteran Max Cleland is a recipient of the Silver Star and Bronze Star, and a former U.S. senator from Georgia who served as administrator of the U.S. Veterans Administration under ...
... and a pledge to stay neutral on the bread-and-butter duties of the office. The position is a vaunted one despite its no-frills roots. Five of the past six secretaries of state — including current officeholder Brian Kemp — ran for governor. The lone holdout, Max Cleland, instead served a term in the U.S. Senate.
... Ohio Pharmacists Association, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio, and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Supporters, meanwhile, include U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, and former Veterans Affairs Director Max Cleland. Courier reporter Sara Arthurs will have ...

Max Cleland (D-Georgia), is featured in the documentary. Max suffered a catastrophic injury in Vietnam that cost him two legs and most of one arm when a hand grenade decimated him. Max went on to serve in the Georgia Senate (1971-75). He was appointed administrator of Veterans Affairs (1977-81) by ...
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 ...
Max Cleland, a disabled Vietnam veteran, ex-U.S. Senator and former head of the Veterans Affairs, knows something about sacrifice. In a new television ad for the Drug Price Relief Act., Cleland says wealthy drug companies aren't willing to make sacrifices. A statewide television ad buy promotes the ...
Max Cleland, a disabled Vietnam veteran, ex-U.S. Senator and former head of the Veterans Affairs, knows something about sacrifice. In a new television ad for the Drug Price Relief Act., Cleland says wealthy drug companies aren't willing to make sacrifices. A statewide television ad buy promotes the ...
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland blasted a Republican group that ran an ad invoking the image of Osama bin Laden, calling it a "smear" tactic from conservatives struggling to hobble Democrat Jon Ossoff's special election campaign. He was referring to a digital ad launched by the Congressional Leadership ...
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland blasted a Republican group that ran an ad invoking the image of Osama bin Laden, calling it a “smear” tactic from conservatives struggling to hobble Democrat Jon Ossoff's special election campaign. He was referring to a digital ad launched by the Congressional Leadership ...
While stepping off a helicopter on Hill 471 during the battle of Khe Sanh, 25-year-old Army Captain Max Cleland spotted an unexploded M-26 grenade on the ground and, believing it to be one of his own, grabbed it just in time for the grenade to detonate. The devastating blast annihilated Cleland's forearm ...
They trashed Max Cleland, a Vietnam vet who left his legs in Nam. They trash Gold Star families, and now they are trashing the honorable Special Council Bob Mueller who has the respect of Republicans and Democrats. Now you have Sean Hannity with his hair on fire accusing this good man of corruption ...
... Steny Hoyer and also U.S. Senators Max Cleland and Chuck Hagel. The legislation - Public Law 106-380 - received unanimous support from ...
Vietnam veteran Max Cleland is a recipient of the Silver Star and Bronze Star, and a former U.S. senator from Georgia who served as ...
Five of the past six secretaries of state — including current officeholder Brian Kemp — ran for governor. The lone holdout, Max Cleland, instead ...
Mutual admiration — Political-science professor Dr. T. Wayne Bailey, left, greets Max Cleland at an event at Stetson University in 2008, when a ...
... veteran Max Cleland talking philosophically about the tragedy of suffering and surviving war. As presented, Cleland's connection to the war is ...
Max Cleland (D-GA) lost a tough election to now-former Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) in a state that had only elected a couple of Republican ...
Max Cleland, Secretary of State Cathy Cox and Rep. John Barrow. “I've probably been more active than many of the people on the committee ...
Nina Turner, the Veterans Affairs Director Max Cleland and the Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition, among others. Organizations across ...
The episode starts with Senator Max Cleland's recollection that President Johnson warned his staff that, “I don't want no more damn Dien Bien ...
Max Cleland, a former U.S. Senator and fellow Vietnam vet who was executive secretary of the battle monuments commission, had been ...
Bill Torpy Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, a Georgia Democrat, lost both legs and an arm in the Vietnam War. He suffers from post-traumatic ...
The issue Ohioans will face on the November ballot would require the state to pay no more for drugs than the Veterans Administration, a move ...
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland blasted a Republican group that ran an ad invoking the image of Osama bin Laden, calling it a “smear” tactic ...
While stepping off a helicopter on Hill 471 during the battle of Khe Sanh, 25-year-old Army Captain Max Cleland spotted an unexploded M-26 grenade on the ground and, believing it to be one of his own, grabbed it just in time for the grenade to detonate. The devastating blast annihilated Cleland's forearm ...
Thanks to the leadership of former VA Director, Max Cleland, a Georgian and Vietnam era veteran, there our now nearly 400 VA mental health ...
Stetson Professor Emeritus T. Wayne Bailey said, as he set the stage for former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, D-Georgia, a triple amputee of the war, ...
ATLANTA - Time flies when you're having fun, and we've been having the best time helping raise Max the Golden Retriever to become a ...
Mutual admiration — Political-science professor Dr. T. Wayne Bailey, left, greets Max Cleland at an event at Stetson University in 2008, when a ...
... veteran Max Cleland talking philosophically about the tragedy of suffering and surviving war. As presented, Cleland's connection to the war is ...
Max Cleland (D-GA) lost a tough election to now-former Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) in a state that had only elected a couple of Republican ...
Max Cleland, Secretary of State Cathy Cox and Rep. John Barrow. “I've probably been more active than many of the people on the committee ...
Nina Turner, the Veterans Affairs Director Max Cleland and the Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition, among others. Organizations across ...
Bill Torpy Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, a Georgia Democrat, lost both legs and an arm in the Vietnam War. He suffers from post-traumatic ...
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.
Max Cleland (D-GA) lost to Saxby Chambliss (R) in a bitter race, and Sen. Jean Carnahan (D-MO) lost a very close contest to Jim Talent (R).


 

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