It's Hard Out Here for An Also-Ran

Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Sept. 16 2011 4:54 PM

It's Hard Out Here for An Also-Ran

Does being on a debate stage make you look like a more legitimate candidate for president? Here's some evidence -- the splash page for the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando.

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Johnson and McCotter, presidential candidates both, are merely "also featuring." Gingrich is giving a speech!

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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