The Winners And Losers Of GOP Debate No. 306:31
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Republican presidential candidates from left: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz (R-TX), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidates from left: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz (R-TX), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Last night’s Republican debate on CNBC was an important one for several candidates.

Jeb Bush needed to revamp his image. Carly Fiorina, who dominated the previous debate but then faded from media attention, needed to regain the spotlight. Marco Rubio needed to appear mature and presidential.

The candidates took shots at one another, Hillary Clinton and even the debate moderators. NPR’s Ron Elving joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss how the candidates did.

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This segment aired on October 29, 2015.

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