The FOX News/Facebook Republican debate has finished, and this first debate brought some fire between candidates, as well as gave few spotlights to the high polling Donald Trump.
FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern has more from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
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Front-runner Donald Trump took most of the fire, finding an early way to separate himself from the rest of the field.
(Trump) "I cannot say I have to respect the person that, if it's not me, the person that wins."
Trump, the only candidate to refuse support to whoever ends up the Republican nominee and reveling in short sparring matches with other top-tier candidates, like former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
(Bush) "I believe that the great majority of people coming here illegally have no other option. They want to provide for their family."
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul also jabbing at Trump and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over NSA surveillance.
(Paul) "Use the Fourth Amendment. Get a warrant."
(Christie) "No... I'll tell you how... Let me tell you something..."
(Paul) "Get a judge to sign the warrant."
For others, the challenge was breaking out of the ten-candidate field...
Doctor Ben Carson complaining he had more to say than time allowed.
In Cleveland, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.
The first Republican debates of the 2016 Presidential campaign season are over. 17 candidates vying for the spotlight on two very crowded stages.
FOX News Radio's Rachel Sutherland reports from Cleveland, Ohio: