Dean-founded group petitions on budget
South Burlington-based Democracy for America, which Dean founded in 2004, joined Sanders on Wednesday in calling for people to sign a petition against cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
They're also urging Senate Democrats to reject any deal that extends the Bush-era tax cuts for households earning more than $250,000.
DFA says it hopes to collect 50,000 signatures on a petition to present to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
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