Ohio Gov. John Kasich enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He maintains that as governor of a state that's the "microcosm of the country" he's uniquely qualified to lead the nation. In photo, Kasich talks with employees at RP Abrasives, in Rochester, N.H., July 13, 2015.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He maintains that as governor of a state that's the "microcosm of the country" he's uniquely qualified to lead the nation. In photo, Kasich talks with employees at RP Abrasives, in Rochester, N.H., July 13, 2015. Jim Cole AP
Ohio Gov. John Kasich enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He maintains that as governor of a state that's the "microcosm of the country" he's uniquely qualified to lead the nation. In photo, Kasich talks with employees at RP Abrasives, in Rochester, N.H., July 13, 2015. Jim Cole AP

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