It's Not Too Early to Obsess Over 2016

The policies of the president who will be inaugurated in 2017 are being decided now, so pay attention.

No event goes uncovered, thank goodness.

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Think the perpetual campaign feels more perpetual this time around than in the past? Political scientist Jordan Ragusa (over at Rule 22) confirms that something new is happening: Early news coverage of the presidential horse race has been expanding steadily, and has spiked in this cycle.

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