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Bush and Obama — The Master Strategists

George W. Bush and Barack Obama were two of the best campaigners in modern history.

Ferraro and Palin — The Trailblazers

Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin challenged the notion of what makes a strong VP.

Perot and Nader — The Independents

Ross Perot and Ralph Nader challenged the two-party system and ran as independents.

Goldwater and Reagan — The Conservatives

Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan defined the modern conservative movement and the GOP.

Hart and Jackson — The Visionaries

Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson were giant personalities with big ideas on a new world order.

Dukakis and Romney — The Technocrats

Michael Dukakis and Mitt Romney ran into trouble when they were defined by the opposition.

Dean and Buchanan — The Flamethrowers

Howard Dean and Pat Buchanan used fiery rhetoric to push America in a different direction.

Chisholm and McCain — The Straight Talkers

Shirley Chisholm and John McCain were unafraid to speak their minds on the campaign trail.

About 16 for '16 - The Contenders

From Jesse Jackson's groundbreaking 1984 and 1988 campaigns to Barry Goldwater's 1964 campaign that launched of a brand of conservatism that influenced both Ronald Reagan and Hillary Clinton, 16 for '16 - The Contenders revisits the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years.

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