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A question posed by Fox Business Networks Neil Cavuto at Thursday's main GOP debate had a curious way of glossing over the fact that the 2008 financial crisis came under President George W. Bush.

Referencing a dip in the stock market to start 2015, Cavuto asked Ohio Gov. John Kaish about how he would manage a financial crisis.

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In an interview with Rachel Maddow airing Thursday evening, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton doubled-down on an attack that 2016 rival Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) single payer health care plan would “end all the kinds of health care we know.”

"It’s a bit concerning to me because it would basically end all the kinds of health care we know, Medicare, Medicaid, the CHIP program, children’s health insurance, TRICARE for the National Guard, military, Affordable Care Act exchange policies, employer-based policies," Clinton said. "It would take all that and hand it over to the states."

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Carly Fiorina had one goal in Thursday night’s presidential undercard debate: tearing down her Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Ignoring the other Republican candidates on the stage entirely, Fiorina began her closing statement by saying the 2016 race should culminate in a contest between her and Clinton.

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Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) mistakenly called South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) an immigrant in a radio interview posted on his YouTube account Wednesday and picked up by Buzzfeed Thursday.

Asked by The John Howell Show about Haley's State of the Union rebuttal and a possible backlash from Donald Trump, Johnson said, "That may be, but let’s face it. No two people agree on everything. And Governor Haley is an immigrant. "

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