CommunityPam's House Blend Tom Vilsack Won't Seek Chairmanship of DNC; Dean up? Pam Spaulding 2004-11-22 22 Nov 2004 Pam Spaulding 0 0 Iowa Gov. Vilsack’s dropping out of consideration. Guess this means Howard Dean may be likely? (AP). Over at Daily Kos they’re speculating about Simon Rosenberg, currently head of the New Democrat Network.