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Friday, March 4, 2016

Personal Attacks Fueled GOP Debate In Detroit

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, second from left, talks about his hand size at the Republican presidential primary debate at Fox Theatre, Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Detroit. "And [Marco Rubio] referred to my hands – 'if they're small, something else must be small.' I guarantee you there's no problem. I guarantee," Trump said. (Paul Sancya/AP)

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, second from left, talks about his hand size at the Republican presidential primary debate at Fox Theatre, Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Detroit. “And [Marco Rubio] referred to my hands – ‘if they’re small, something else must be small.’ I guarantee you there’s no problem. I guarantee,” Trump said. (Paul Sancya/AP)

With the field narrowed down to four candidates, the battle for the GOP nomination intensified at last night’s debate on Fox News. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with NPR political reporter Scott Detrow about the debate and what it all means for the Republican Party.

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