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As President Obama struggles to salvage health care reform after months of drift while Republicans tore apart his party's plans, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is clearly laying out what the Democrats should have focused on and what still might be possible on reform.This focused speech showed how Dr. Dean has evolved as a speaker and an advocate for reform since his presidential run six years ago. It also makes us wish he were now into his second term as president. The country might be in much better shape.Howie P.S.: "Senate Dems warm to reconciliation" (Politico) seems to bolster Dean's position. Instant analysis from Howard Dean, Darcy Burner, Joan McCarter and others on HuffPo today here.