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Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump acknowledge their debate audience Monday night at Hofstra University. Tens of millions more were watching in audiences gathered elsewhere. Joe Raedle/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz initially claimed his private insurance had been canceled. It turned out his insurer had transferred him to a plan with a narrow network of providers. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Preparations underway in the Media Center at the third Republican debate on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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First Republican Debate Was Wide-Ranging, But All Orbited Around Trump

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Kasich Makes The Cut, Perry Left In The Cold For First GOP Presidential Debate

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President Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney walk away after they greet each other at the end of the third presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla., on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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