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John Kasich's Super-PAC Hires Fred Davis as Media Strategist

The Ohio governor is staffing up ahead of an expected run for the White House.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015 in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015 in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Photographer: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

With more than a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls in the 2016 field, the supply of experienced and talented campaign operatives is going to be spread thin.

Looking for a pollster, a finance director, an opposition researcher honcho, or an admaker who can dramatically increase your chances of winning the nomination? Well, the competition to sign top talent is already fierce. Add into the mix that every campaign is trying to staff its main super-PAC with a parallel array of strategists in all of the same roles, and it is clear just how intense the battle is for top shelf players.