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Report: 44 Percent of Debate Questions Reference Donald Trump

SIMI VALLEY, California — GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is ahead in the polls, but a new study shows he dominated the focus of the second GOP presidential primary debate Wednesday evening, as roughly 44 percent of the questions asked of the candidates involved or referenced Trump.

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EXCLUSIVE: Mike Huckabee Campaign Reacts to CNN’s GOP Debate

SIMI VALLEY, California — Following the primetime segment of the second GOP presidential primary debate hosted by CNN, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s senior communications advisor Hogan Gidley said he thinks the Governor “crushed it” with what little time he was given.

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks during the republican presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California. Fifteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the second set of Republican presidential debates. (Photo by

Michele Bachmann Tweets Debate Night

SIMI VALLEY, California — Former GOP presidential candidate and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann called out GOP presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on his immigration stance, as she live tweeted the second GOP primary debate.


Union and Left-Wing Connected Protestors Rally at CNN’s GOP Debate: ‘Racist Rhetoric by GOP Contenders Not Welcome in Southern California’

Hundreds – many with union and left-wing advocate connections – are planning to rally and protest outside of CNN’s GOP presidential primary debate in Simi Valley, California on Wednesday to stand “up against the racist, xenophobic rhetoric that has fueled the Republican primary,” according to the event’s press release.

The Associated Press