2016 Elections

President Wanted. Experienced Candidates Need Not Apply.

Candidates with strong executive credentials are doing worse than those who would tear down the system.

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With the first two nominating contests out of the way, each party's field remains split along ideological lines. But there also is a deep divide separating candidates who stress their governance experience and those who cast such a background as irrelevant or even a liability when it comes to fixing a "broken" or "rigged" system. 

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