Republican presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California.
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September 16, 2015 8:09 PM EDT

The first round of CNN’s Republican debate contained just four candidates. But after former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina broke out during the first undercard debate, the remaining candidates were on offense.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and former New York Governor George Pataki didn’t pull any punches as they sparred over immigration, the minimum wage and the proposed Iran deal.

According to Google Trends, Graham came out on top after his feisty, foreign-policy driven performance.

Here are the search trends minute by minute, with Graham in yellow:

And here are the trends over the last hour of the debate:

Graham is still a longshot for the Republican nomination. But if any of the four candidates at the undercard debate is going to break out, the early evidence is that it might be him.

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