Presidential Hopefuls Have No Time to Waste in 2015

With roughly $100 million to raise, staff to hire, and speeches to practice, the starting gun has already fired.

AUGUST 15, 2011: Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right, eats a pork chop with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey for Secretary of Agriculture at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Happy New Year to the more than a dozen people thinking about running for president. Now, get busy. It's 2015 and time for prospective 2016 candidates to get serious about what they need to do to position themselves to have a chance at a successful campaign.

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