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Follow the 2012 US Republican presidential primary debates in our selection of audio clips and coverage.

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Fiorina Carries Debate Momentum To South Carolina

9/19/2015
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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina seized a big opportunity when she appeared on the main stage at this week's GOP debate. But how is she connecting with the party's base voters?

Duration: 00:03:11


Shields and Brooks on GOP debate standouts, Pope Francis goes to Washington

9/18/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: But, first, the second Republican debate is in the books, so whats next for the candidates? Is Donald Trump reopening the discussion about where President Obama was born? And Pope Francis is making a historic visit to U.S., with stops at the White House and Capitol Hill. To the analysis of Shields and Brooks, we go. Thats syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. All right, David, I want to start with...

Duration: 00:13:36


Week In Politics: Papal Visit, 2nd GOP Debate

9/18/2015
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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the Pope's impending visit to the U.S. and Wednesday's GOP debate.

Duration: 00:07:20


Large N.H. Crowd Turns Out To Welcome Trump A Day After GOP Debate

9/18/2015
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Fresh off the second GOP debate, where he was at the center of the action, Donald Trump headed to the early primary state of New Hampshire for a rally with thousands of supporters.

Duration: 00:03:59


A Vocabulary Lesson From The Republican Presidential Debate

9/18/2015
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Renee Montagne talks to Ben Zimmer, executive editor of Vocabulary.com, about some of the presidential and not so presidential words that came up during this week's Republican presidential debate.

Duration: 00:03:18


At second GOP debate, targeting Trump and trying to break through

9/17/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The Republican candidates now have two debates under their belts and theyre now working to capitalize on last nights meeting one clear winner, CNN, which scored nearly 23 million viewers. While Donald Trump continues to be the marquee draw, business executive Carly Fiorina and Senator Marco Rubio also grabbed their share of the spotlight. President Reagans Air Force One served as the backdrop for 11 Republicans who hope to have their own...

Duration: 00:04:00


GOP Candidates Hit The Campaign Trail After 2nd Debate

9/17/2015
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One day after the GOP presidential candidates met for a debate, frontrunner Donald Trump headed to New Hampshire. He is holding a town hall meeting Thursday evening.

Duration: 00:03:41


GOP Presidential Debaters Consider Their Secret Service Code Names

9/17/2015
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In the GOP debate, there was time for one more question: If elected, what would be your secret service code name? Among the answers, Florida's Marco Rubio chose Gator and Donald Trump picked Humble.

Duration: 00:00:29


GOP Debaters Were The Focus, But The Spin Room Gets Attention Too

9/17/2015
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When a debate ends, the spin begins. At presidential debates, including Wednesday night's GOP bout, candidates' proxies offer their take on the performance in the chaotic mob scene of the Spin Room.

Duration: 00:03:03


11 GOP Candidates Take Stage At Prime Time Debate

9/16/2015
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There were only four candidates on stage in the first round, but 11 contenders attended the prime time debate. Carly Fiorina made the jump to the big stage for this second debate.

Duration: 00:04:06


4 Republican Presidential Candidates Debate At 'Kids' Table' Event

9/16/2015
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Even though he wasn't on the stage at the second-tier debate, the four candidates didn't shy away from taking on Donald Trump. The candidates also discussed immigration and national security.

Duration: 00:04:05


Will personality or policy dominate at second GOP debate?

9/16/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The stage is set for tonights CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Eleven candidates meet in the prime-time event. And four more with the lowest polling numbers face off in an earlier round. The majority of those on the stage have a great deal riding on its outcome, as they seek to emerge from the shadow of front-runner Donald Trump. Political director Lisa Desjardins is in Simi Valley tonight, and she...

Duration: 00:04:38


GOP Presidential Candidates Prepare To Face Off In Second Debate

9/16/2015
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Fifteen Republican presidential candidates will be at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California for the second debate Wednesday night.

Duration: 00:04:04


Fiorina Will Need To Stand Out, Not Just Stick Out, On Debate Stage

9/16/2015
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There's a lot at stake for Carly Fiorina at tonight's Republican debate. She joins 10 men on stage, including Donald Trump, who was recently quoted making negative comments about her face.

Duration: 00:03:41


Politics In The News: Latest On Polls, Debate News

9/14/2015
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GOP presidential hopefuls meet on the debate stage on Wednesday. On the Democratic side, an ABC News poll shows frontrunner Hillary Clinton's numbers dropping and challenger Bernie Sanders gaining.

Duration: 00:04:27


Fiorini Gets Stage Time In This Week's GOP Debate

9/13/2015
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This week, Republican presidential candidates for president face off in their second debate. NPR's Rachel Martin discusses their tactics and the hot button issues with correspondent Sarah McCammon.

Duration: 00:03:14


Will 2016 candidates enter the migrant crisis debate?

9/7/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Next: While many Americans enjoyed a day off today, those eying the White House or already working there used the occasion to speak to voters. Its a holiday that historically kicked off the race for the White House in the year before the election. But this Labor Day, with almost two dozen candidates already running hard, it was another day on the trail. Republican Scott Walker, who gained national headlines a few years ago by taking on...

Duration: 00:10:51


Podcast for America!: The “Debate Hangover Continues” Edition

8/12/2015
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Mark Leibovich and Annie Lowrey discuss the results of last week’s Republican primary debate, Chuck Schumer’s opposition of the Iran nuclear deal, and Hillary Clinton’s proposed attack on student loan debt.

Other Candidates Find Ways To Stand Out On Debate Night

8/8/2015
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Much of the focus in this week's Republican debate was on Donald Trump. But the debate was just important to a handful of underdog candidates, who have been struggling to get noticed.

Duration: 00:03:45


Shields and Brooks on GOP debate standouts, Schumer’s Iran deal rejection

8/7/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioThe post Shields and Brooks on GOP debate standouts, Schumer’s Iran deal rejection appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:11:59

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