Florida Sen. Marco Rubio may have finished third, but he had a better-than-expected night in Iowa, thanks in part to larger turnout and evangelical voters. Pete Marovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, with his wife, Heidi, on caucus night in Des Moines, Iowa. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Break It Down: NPR Reporters Fact Check The Republican Debate

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks while Sen. Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Sen. Ted Cruz look on during the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Pete's Diner, Where John Boehner Can Be A 'Regular Guy'

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Donald Trump has made hats embroidered with the phrase "Make America Great Again" — an icon of his campaign and frequent giveaway item during his rallies. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Spent Nearly $1 Million To Get Voters To Wear This Hat

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CNBC debate moderators Carl Quintanilla (from left), Becky Quick and John Harwood were widely panned for their questions. The RNC is the latest critic, calling them "inaccurate or downright offensive." Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeb Bush: 'It's Not About Performance. It's About Leadership'

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After struggling at the GOP presidential debate, Jeb Bush took his case straight to New Hampshire, where he addressed a crowd outside Geno's Chowder and Sandwich Shop in Portsmouth, N.H. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Under Pressure After Debate, Bush Insists He's Not Dead Yet

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Candidates for governor of Kentucky: Democrat Jack Conway (from left), independent Drew Curtis and Republican Matt Bevin. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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This November, Will Kentucky Stop Voting Like It's 1865?

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