2008 White House Derby: The Field So Far

The staff at CQ Politics have compiled a comprehensive list of all the candidates currently announced, started an exploratory committee, or are widely considered to be running for president for 2008. It’s ridiculously long.

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  1. Its been 40 years since we haven’t had a president or sitting vice president run (and then we had a former vice president running). Of course the list is going to be long. This is the most “open” election in at least a generation.