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GOP candidates prepare for first debate

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 7/22/15, 12:55 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the big campaign gets closer.

The first debate between Republican presidential candidates is just two weeks away. Only the 10 candidates with the best polling numbers will get to participate. Fox News will hold a candidate forum earlier that day for those who don’t make the cut.

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Kasich launches campaign of compassion and fiscal responsibility

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 7/21/15, 04:08 pm

Promising a campaign of “big ideas,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday became the 16th—and perhaps final—Republican to jump into the 2016 presidential race. 

Before a crowd of 2,000 at Ohio State University in Columbus, Kasich touted his resume as a budget hawk and vowed to bring fiscal sanity back to Washington.

“You want job creation, you balance the books,” he told supporters.

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Scott Walker's conservative street cred is funding his campaign

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 7/15/15, 12:55 pm

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