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On The Clock: Trump Gets The Most Talking Time In Tonight's Debate

Republican presidential candidates participate in a CBS News GOP Debate in South Carolina.
Republican presidential candidates participate in a CBS News GOP Debate in South Carolina.

With two contests down and the South Carolina primary only a week away, the six remaining Republican candidates took the debate stage Saturday night.

The debate, hosted by CBS News, featured lots of sparring between Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz. Who spoke the longest? As always, NPR had its stopwatch at the ready.

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Candidate speaking times after closing statements in Saturday's GOP debate ahead of the South Carolina primary.
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Candidate speaking times after closing statements in Saturday's GOP debate ahead of the South Carolina primary.

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