Watch the Republican Debate in Less Than 3 Minutes

Aug 07, 2015

Donald Trump was defiant. Rand Paul tangled with Chris Christie. Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Marco Rubio all stayed relatively low-key.

The top 10 candidates faced off Thursday in their first debate of the crowded Republican primary campaign, talking immigration, education, economic issues, foreign policy and more.

Watch some of the highlights above, and read more about the debate here.

See the 2016 Candidates' Campaign Launches

Sen. Ted Cruz kicks off his campaign for 2016 Republican presidential nominee at Liberty University's Vines Center in Lynchburg, Va. on March 23, 2015. (
Sen. Ted Cruz kicked off his campaign for 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. on March 23.Tom Williams—CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images
Sen. Ted Cruz kicks off his campaign for 2016 Republican presidential nominee at Liberty University's Vines Center in Lynchburg, Va. on March 23, 2015. (
Presidential Campaign Launch Rand Paul
Presidential Campaign Launch Hillary Clinton
Presidential Campaign Launch Marco Rubio
Presidential Campaign Launch Bernie Sanders
Presidential Campaign Launch Ben Carson
Presidential Campaign Launch Carly Fiorina
Huckabee Presidential Campaign Launch
George Pataki Republican 2016
Lincoln Chafee Democrat 2016
Lindsey Graham Republican 2016
Martin O'Malley Democrat 2016
Rick Perry Texas Republican 2016
Jeb Bush Campaign Launch
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump holds up his financial statement as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Trump Tower in New York
Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Kenner
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in New Jersey
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Announces His Candidacy For President
John Kasich 2016
Sen. Ted Cruz kicked off his campaign for 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va
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