How Will States' New Primary Rules Affect 2016's Crowded GOP Field?06:05
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Former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Republican presidential candidate speaks during the Rick Scott Economic Growth Summit. (Joe Raedle/Getty)
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Republican presidential candidate speaks during the Rick Scott Economic Growth Summit. (Joe Raedle/Getty)
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With almost a dozen Republican contenders officially running in the 2016 presidential race, and more set to announce soon, the field is getting quite crowded. On top of that, states are changing the way they run their primaries and caucuses with some like Florida, rallying around a winner-take-all primary that could be a jackpot for the 2016 nomination.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ron Elving of NPR for a look at how the GOP's overcrowded field and many states' complicated primary and caucus rules are going to affect the Republican race for president.

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This segment aired on June 4, 2015.

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