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Third Republican debate - liveblog

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    The undercard debate in Boulder, Colorado, has just wound up

    10/28/2015 11:23:38 PM
    Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki and Lindsey Graham went at it. But they're essentially a warm up for what is to come
    10/28/2015 11:24:56 PM

    A poll by CNBC readers found that Senator Lindsey Graham won the first, undercard debate

    10/28/2015 11:58:55 PM
    In the past two Republican debates, no one said a word about equal pay. Maybe the third time's the charm? #GOPdebate
    First question for the candidates is what is their greatest weakness. Trump says he never forgives people who let him down
    10/29/2015 12:23:31 AM

    Here are the ten candidates taking part in tonight's debate

    10/29/2015 12:25:45 AM
    I don't know who is going to "win" this debate, but the "moderators" already lost. #GOPDebate
    Moderator Becky Quick just quizzed Ben Carson about his tax-cut plan. He did not seem at ease.
    10/29/2015 12:29:51 AM

    Ted Cruz says he has a simple single-rate tax plan

    10/29/2015 12:36:30 AM
    Rubio is the ultimate millennial. #GOPDebate
    Jeb Bush just turned on Marco Rubio. Asked him why he was failing to show up in the Senate. Rubio jabbed back. It's getting serious.
    10/29/2015 12:40:09 AM

    Rubio: I am running for president because there is no way we can elect Hillary Clinton

    10/29/2015 12:44:30 AM
    Trouble with that @JebBush attack on @marcorubio was that it was clearly pre-planned & Bush's heart didn't seem in it #CNBCGOPDebate
    Ted Cruz gets huge applause for decrying the questioning: "This is not a cage match."
    10/29/2015 12:47:55 AM
    Oh my god. This mob of people in suits on stage are about to turn on the moderators. RUN, MODERATORS, RUN! They outnumber you! #GOPDebate
    Trump is asked about his bankrupt casinos.
    10/29/2015 1:00:18 AM
    People are raising questions about the quality of the moderators. So far, they seem to be doing pretty well.
    10/29/2015 1:03:50 AM
    “I used the laws of this country to my advantage. I'm sorry." - Donald J Trump
    10/29/2015 1:03:54 AM
    Marco Rubio says he isn't worried about his financial scandals. Blames it on student loans.
    10/29/2015 1:10:07 AM
    Rubio benefits from moderators questioning his finances. Plugs his recent book.
    10/29/2015 1:14:23 AM
    Moderator Becky Quick asks the candidates what they've done to help equal the pay gap between men and woman. Ted Cruz comes back with some waffle. Said it was lucky for him that his father found church.
    10/29/2015 1:16:41 AM
    Trump says the moderators can keep asking ridiculous questions but we need to get rid of Super PACs.
    10/29/2015 1:26:30 AM
    Rubio calls the mainstream media a Super PAC to an applause
    10/29/2015 1:26:44 AM
    The more you criticise the media the more applauds tonight
    10/29/2015 1:26:59 AM
    Trump: "I am the only person in either campaign that's self-funding."
    10/29/2015 1:27:33 AM

    10/29/2015 1:29:47 AM
    Huckabee references the blimp that terrorised the US earlier today
    10/29/2015 1:32:49 AM
    Mick Huckabee says Donald Trump would be doubly as good a president as Hillary Clinton, including on Sundays.
    10/29/2015 1:49:52 AM
    Donald Trump rips CNBC as the night ended. Most candidates had a problem with "biased" questions. Trump thanks everyone for tuning in
    10/29/2015 2:24:50 AM
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