Lauren Carroll

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Nine candidates made it to prime time last night in Las Vegas, chosen again by their standing in public opinion polls.

Truth, Promises and Public Opinion

Nine candidates made it to prime time last night in Las Vegas, chosen again by their standing in public opinion polls.

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