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Why is the 2016 GOP field so big?

Why is the 2016 GOP field so big?

Who yelled "everybody into the pool?" After all the candidate announcements, after all the speculation about who'd go first and who's yet to jump in, one question remains in this summer BEFORE the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president? Surely, the soon-to-be-17 announced GOP candidates don't all think they will become president. But it's easy for a politician to get caught up in the hype and yell "cowabunga!" in a year when there's no incumbent seeking re-election and no Republican who seems to have an inside track to the nomination. Plus, it's easier than ever to make a credible run for president, thanks to...

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