It was the night political junkies and reality TV fans had been waiting for. The first televised debate of the 2016 presidential race is in the books. Billionaire businessman and former “The Apprentice” star Donald Trump led a field of 10 Republican POTUS candidates as determined by a survey of national polls: ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Only Huckabee has experience on the presidential-hopeful debate stage, having run in 2008.
Fox News’ Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace moderated the event at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Here’s how we saw it:
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