Obama mocks Republicans about 2016 'Hunger Games'

US President Barack Obama greets the crowd after speaking at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse on July 2, 2015US President Barack Obama has one wish for the Republicans trying to succeed him: that the odds are ever in their favor. On Thursday, Obama poked fun at the ever-increasing “interesting bunch” of politicians vying for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 race, which now stands at 15. “We’ve got some healthy competition in the Democratic Party, but I’ve lost count on how many Republicans are running for this job,” the US leader said in a speech to students in the Midwestern state of Wisconsin.

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