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The rise of Howard Dean?

President Obama's fade in the polls has some people talking with nostalgia and even hope about Howard Dean and his 2004 pledge to "to represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party," especially since physician Dean's criticism of the health care bills. Joe Trippi, who ran Dean's 2004 presidential campaign, told Politico.com: "There's angst in the progressive wing of the party, and it matters that Howard Dean is emerging as the leading voice of that angst. It could matter on a number of other issues, and it could lead to another Howard Dean campaign for president."

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