16 for '16 - The Contenders

Bush and Obama — The Master Strategists

Despite vastly different backgrounds, George W. Bush and Barack Obama both won two-term presidencies in the 21st century. Bush won a hotly contested Republican primary before narrowly beating Democrat Al Gore in 2000. Obama went from relative obscurity to a history-making campaign in just a few years, riding a wave of hope and change to the White House.

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