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Former DNC chair won’t challenge Obama in 2012

(CNN) – Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean dismissed talk Sunday that he will challenge President Obama in 2012, and he predicted the president will avoid a primary fight.

“I don’t think he’s going to face an opponent in the Democratic primary,” Dean said in an interview on CBS. “I think that would be a bad thing for the country, and I think it would be a bad thing for the Democratic Party.

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