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Starbucks' Howard Schultz says he isn't running for president - but here's why the rumors won't die

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For years, rumors have flown about Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz running for office.
In the past year, Schultz's involvement in political and social causes has escalated after President Trump's election over Hillary Clinton, which whom Schultz reportedly has a close relationship.
Current and former employees are split over whether Schultz - who one person said leads "with heart" - would be a good president, or if he'd fall short of the lofty ideas he espouses.
One former longtime employee said she'd estimate a 50% chance that Schultz runs for office.
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Mark Cuban says if he 'was single' he'd 'definitely be running' for president

Mark Cuban says if he 'was single' he'd 'definitely be running' for president

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Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Billionaire business mogul Mark Cuban said he'd "definitely be running" for president if he was single.
The owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and star of ABC's "Shark Tank" made the comment Thursday at a conference in Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported .
"If I was single, I'd definitely be running," he said.
Cuban said he was "seriously considering" running, hinting that maybe he'll run as an independent.
"I don't know," Cuban said. "I'm for smaller government... I think there is a healthcare solution."
Cuban has teased a potential 2020 bid...
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