The candidate forum that drew 14 Republican presidential candidates to New Hampshire Monday night served as a practice round ahead of the first official GOP primary debate in Cleveland — and a chance for the candidates unlikely to qualify for Thursday’s prime-time event to stand on equal footing with the front-runners.
The rapid-fire interviews with the candidates, appearing on stage for five minutes at a time, one after another over the course of two hours, allowed the contenders to stick to talking points and to avoid the full-contact confrontations that await them as debate season intensifies....
Carly Fiorina at last night's Voters First Forum: https://t.co/6ZNfP0EZNc— R.O.C.K. in the USSA (@ROCKInTheUSSA) August 4, 2015
Ted Cruz at the Voters First Presidential Forum http://t.co/A2t2iNoQLi— Texas Cruz'n (@TexasCruzn) August 4, 2015