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GOP Bracketology — A July Version

Now that Scott Walker’s in the race, with John Kasich on tap for next week, the GOP’s 2016 field soon will total 16 presidential candidates. We can rank them, 1-16. Or, go by tiers. Or, pick names out of a … Continue reading

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4 On The Floor For The Fourth

Run, Cal, run — which #30 will indeed do, Friday night at Nationals Park . . . Quietly (which seems appropriate), it’s been a good year for Calvin Coolidge. America’s 30th President is this year’s choice as the White House … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Over At Forbes . . .

The good folks over at Forbes.com have asked me to start writing for their site — doing what I’ve been doing here at “A Day At The Races”, blogging on politics. Which is what I’m now doing — this being … Continue reading

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Did Hillary Flunk A History Lesson?

So Hillary Clinton has formally (choose your favorite verb) launched/rebooted/re-packaged/re-introduced her presidential campaign in a Saturday speech on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. My question going into the event: which Roosevelt would she channel in making her case to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Candidates Quiz

As we’re at the midpoint of the work-week, it’s a good time to ask which of these stories of the past 72 hours mean the most to the Republican presidential field. These would be both short-term and long-term considerations. In … Continue reading

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First Best Second Choice

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally enters the presidential race next week in Miami. It’s hot today in Palo Alto. Well, mid-to-upper 80’s with little in the way of a breeze, which may sound laughable depending where you’re reading this. … Continue reading

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Game of Inches

Mess with the metric system if you will, but hands off Al Pacino’s best speeches . . . Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee entered the Democratic side of the presidential sweepstakes earlier today. About his candidacy: Chafee’s also a … Continue reading

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