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Sean Kennedy is a writer based in Washington. Previously, he was a US Senate aide, television producer and a fellow at public policy think tanks. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)After months of media hype, a political neophyte with strong opinions, a brash style and extreme wealth gets into the race.