John Kasich has won two elections in a swing state. Why does he get no 2016 love from the GOP?

The Ohio governor may well be the Jon Hunstman of the 2016 cycle

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If Lindsey Graham and John Bolton can contemplate a 2016 presidential bid with a straight face, why not John Kasich?

The two-term Ohio governor won re-election by more than 30 points in a state Republicans must carry if they want to win the White House. Kasich has wanted to run for president since at least 1999 and hasn't exactly denied interest in the next election.

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