GOP hopefuls debate in Iowa sans Trump (23 images)

2016 Republican presidential candidates Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz , Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Ohio Gov. John Kasich attend a GOP debate hosted by Fox News, January 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Billionaire businessman Donald J. Trump boycotted the event.
Updated: Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:52 AM
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GOP presidential candidates attend debate in Des Moines, Iowa
2016 Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio share a laugh at the conclusion of a GOP debate hosted by Fox News, January 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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