They may have formed their exploratory committees; they may have officially announced their candidacies; they may have bounced their agendas off aides, pundits, and supporters. But now it’s time to face their opponents. Candidates with their eye on the Republican presidential nomination participated in their first public debate, in Manchester, N.H., on Monday night. National Journal is bringing you up-to-the-minute coverage of the event. Take a look at what each candidate is bringing to the arena as you click through some of their most notable comments.
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