The big question going into the nominations is, can Julia Louis-Dreyfus be beat? Having picked up her third statuette in 2012 — her first for Veep — the Emmy darling is going into this year’s contest as the odds-on favorite. But she’ll face stiff competition from Golden Globe-winning It girl Lena Dunham, not to mention the long-long overdue Amy Poehler.
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Review the following slideshow of the major contenders — including TVLine’s Dream Nominees — then hit the comments to vote for who you think are the six best. And check back Wednesday as we tackle the Supporting Comedy Actor race!