GOP presidential debate

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***HOLD FOR VERTUNO STORY***File - In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst makes a point during a debate, in Austin, Texas. Like many Texas Republicans,  Dewhurst has been waiting in line for higher office for a very long time. Now that Kay Bailey Hutchison is wrapping up her 19-year career in the U.S. Senate, Dewhurst may finally get his chance. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Laura Skelding, File)  MAGS OUT; NO SALES; INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

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Republican presidential candidates face each other in a series of debates. On Wed., Nov. 9, Texas Gov. Rick Perry struggled to remember the names of the three federal agencies that he would eliminate if elected president. "Commerce, Education and the — what's the third one there? Let's see," Perry said.

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