TIME’S UP: Our Scorecard On The Last GOP Debate Before Iowa

Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate —the last one before the January 3 Iowa caucus — offered the candidates one final forum to make their case on national television before voters hit the polls.

Presented below is an analysis of how the candidates fared, based not solely on the content of their answers, but more so on how they positioned themselves to win the nomination.

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