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I know what you did this summer

Political Theater, Episode 296

Would you want to compete with the fireworks? There is a reason so many candidates waited until July 10 to announce their races.
Would you want to compete with the fireworks? There is a reason so many candidates waited until July 10 to announce their races. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

What’s the difference between launching a political campaign on June 30 and July 10? Does it really matter? Why yes, yes it does. And here to explain why is Nathan Gonzales, Roll Call’s elections analyst and the publisher of Inside Elections. We also might talk about sharks, Indiana Jones, Indiana the state, ditches and an unlikely double feature of “The Skulls” and “Back to School.”

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