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Debate Full Of Policy Talk With Few Flubs Or Clashes

Republican presidential candidates (left to right) John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul take the stage before the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP Photo)
Republican presidential candidates (left to right) John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul take the stage before the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP Photo)

In one of the most heated exchanges of the evening, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio clashed over child care tax credits and military spending in last night’s Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate.

Jeb Bush was more forceful than in the last three debates. Moderators and other candidates did not press frontrunner Ben Carson on exaggerating some of his personal history. And Donald Trump was booed for remarking that Carly Fiorina shouldn’t interrupt so much.

NPR senior Washington editor and correspondent Ron Elving discusses where the campaigns go from here with Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson.

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