Post-Debate Power Rankings — Who Won? Who Lost?

Well, another GOP debate is in the books, and Fox Business finally delivered what may have been the most policy-focused debate we’ve seen yet this election cycle. Here’s how the candidates’ performances ranked: 1.) Carly Fiorina Fiorina may be the most polished debater in the field.  She nailed her answer on Obamacare and managed to steal the spotlight from Bush in taking on Trump over his Russia and Middle East foreign policy. Her closing statement on defeating Hillary Clinton drew a solid applause.  Although she will be unable to win the nomination based on debate performances alone, this will certainly

Hey Fox Business, Ask This One Question At Tomorrow Night’s Debate

Fox Business is hosting a Republican debate tomorrow night. It will feature eight candidates: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich, and Rand Paul. The rest of the candidates will take part in the undercard debate prior to the main event. These are supposed to be debates on economics, so I’m hoping to hear the candidates asked one question: “What will you do to address the failures of the Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policy?” Ted Cruz gave a great response to this question at the CNBC debate, arguing for sound money “ideally

Two Major GOP Candidates to Miss the Next Debate

Fox Business just announced that only eight candidates will make it onto the main stage for Tuesday’s debate. The main stage will feature: Trump, Carson, Rubio, Cruz, Bush, Fiorina, Paul, and Kasich. Two notable exceptions from the main stage are New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee. Huckabee and Christie will be relegated to the early undercard debate where they will join Jindal and Santorum. Senator Graham and Former Governor Pataki both fell short of the necessary 1 percent to make the undercard debate and will be excluded altogether. The exclusion of Sen. Graham and Gov. Pataki