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  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Governor John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Carson stand on stage during a CBS News GOP Debate February 13, 2016 at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina.

    The GOP has a good chance of winning the election. But only if the party unifies behind the strongest candidate now, says GOP strategist Sara Fagen.

  • Donald Trump after the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, Feb. 6, 2016.

    There are some serious questions heading into the New Hampshire primary—but they're not about Trump, says GOP strategist Sara Fagen.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a veteran's rally in Des Moines, Iowa January 28, 2016.

    Even though he wasn't physically at the debate, Donald Trump still won, explains GOP strategist Sara Fagen.

  • Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks as she endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign stop, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Ames, Iowa.

    Palin's Trump endorsement was a coup, but who did it really help — and hurt?

  • Neil Young speaks at the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival on March 11, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

    The Donald Trump-Neil Young kerfuffle over a song isn't the first sour note between politicians and musicians. For some other instances, click ahead.

  • Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

    Voters generally find candidates associated with their political party are more attractive, reports Today Show.

  • Tesla CEO: 'Deeply Wounded' by Palin's Comments

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk offers insight on a judge's decision to dismiss a legal attack by auto dealers to prevent direct car sales. Also, Musk says he was "deeply wounded" by Sarah Palin's recent social media remark on his company, but that he has since recovered.

  • The Nielsen company said 67 million people watched the first debate a week earlier. NBC had 13.8 million viewers, more than any other network, with ABC second at 12.5 million, Nielsen said. CBS had 8.9 million viewers for the debate, CNN had 5.6 million, MSNBC had 4.9 million and the Fox broadcast network had 4.6 million, Nielsen said.

  • By John Whitesides and Andy Sullivan. DANVILLE, Ky., Oct 11- Vice President Joe Biden and rival Republican Paul Ryan clashed sharply over foreign policy in a high-stakes debate on Thursday, with Biden aggressively defending the Obama administration's policies and dismissing Ryan's criticism as "malarkey."

  • DANVILLE, Ky., Oct 11- Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan argued over foreign policy at a high-stakes debate on Thursday, with Democrats counting on an aggressive performance from Biden to reclaim the momentum in the race for the White House.

  • Vice President Joe Biden to deliver a feisty performance Thursday evening during a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan and seize back momentum in the race for the White House.

  • Vice President Joe Biden to deliver a feisty performance Thursday evening during a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan and seize back momentum in the race for the White House.

  • DANVILLE, Ky.-- Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan pull up a couple of chairs for a vice presidential debate that has mushroomed in importance since Mitt Romney's strong showing in the first presidential faceoff.

  • DANVILLE, Ky., Oct 11- With the Republicans grabbing the momentum in a shifting White House race, Vice President Joe Biden will look to recover some ground and ease Democratic worries on Thursday in a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan.

  • DANVILLE, Ky., Oct 11- With the Republicans grabbing the momentum in a shifting White House race, Vice President Joe Biden will look to recover some ground and ease Democratic worries on Thursday in a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan.

  • WASHINGTON-- Four years ago, Joe Biden was careful not to appear overly aggressive in his vice presidential debate with Sarah Palin, then a newcomer to the national stage. Now, as he prepares to debate Paul Ryan, a 14- year House veteran and the top Republican budget writer, Biden is less concerned about looking like a bully.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- He has been stereotyped as the Obama administration's gaffe-prone sideshow. But Vice President Joe Biden also is a veteran debater who was in the U.S. Senate for a quarter century and is perhaps the Democratic White House's most passionate defender of the working class.

  • Final Nielsen data on Thursday showed that 67.2 million people across 11 TV networks watched Obama and Romney go head to head on the economy- a 28 percent increase on the 52.4 million who saw the first 2008 debate between Obama and Republican John McCain.

  • More than 37 million watched the 90- minute encounter on the four leading broadcast networks and 21 million turned to cable news channels CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen media. The viewing figures are expected to rise when final data is released by Nielsen later on Thursday that will include smaller TV networks.

  • But so far the former Alaska governor and her husband Todd Palin have not come forward to claim their share of a settlement fund established for victims of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.