More presidential candidates please

“If it seems as if the list of presidential candidates for 2016 is growing by the day, that is because it is, at least on the Republican side.” Alicia Parlapiano for the New York Times charts the changing campaign calendar with more candidates and earlier starts. Because you know, we’re not even halfway through 2015 yet.

On the upside: more charts.

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The Changing American Diet

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Jobs Charted by State and Salary

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How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.

Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.