Ten quotes from the Republican debate
Ten quotes from the Republican debate

Republican candidates for the White House held their eighth debate ahead of the all-important New Hampshire primary election, which takes place Tuesday. - Buckle up! - "If I get elected president, head out tomorrow and buy a seat belt, because there's going to be so much happening in the first

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