GOP presidential debate

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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters is seen in northwest Washington. Several misperceptions have cropped up in the heated debate over Congress' struggle to provide money for the Department of Homeland Security and avert a partial shutdown at week's end. Many Republicans want to halt the funding unless President Barack Obama's liberalized deportation policy is rescinded. Senate Democrats blocked that effort, and House Republican leaders signaled Tuesday that they might rely heavily on Democrats to end the impasse.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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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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