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The GOP “Happy Hour” Debate and Jeb Bush’s Planned Parenthood Misspeak


While the top ten Republicans debated in primetime, the seven other candidates tried to break out of the bottom tier in a forum dubbed by many the “happy hour debate.” Who was able to take on the top ten and increase their standing heading into the next debate in September? The debate’s only female candidate Carly Fiorina took aim at frontrunners Donald Trump and Jeb Bush and was considered by many to be the early debate’s winner. Plus, after Bush said he’d cut off funding for women’s health, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton pounced. Will this line of attack take down his campaign?