Republican Debate Offered Several Standouts and More Substance Than Fireworks

By MAGGIE HABERMAN

The Republican debate covered mostly national security concerns and was more substantive than previous forums. But there were still plenty of heated moments from the candidates and attempts to get under one another’s skin.

Published: December 16, 2015 at 12:00AM

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Mitch McConnell Hints His Presidential Choice Is Tied to ‘Centrist Voters’ by CARL HULSE

By CARL HULSE

With three of his colleagues running for president and with ties to other contenders, the Kentucky Republican and majority leader would not offer any endorsements but said that “the key to the White House and the key to the Senate majority for us lies in the purple states.”

Published: December 16, 2015 at 12:00AM

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