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Will Marco Rubio survive his mauling by Chris Christie?

Will Marco Rubio survive his mauling by Chris Christie?

One of the prime questions to be answered by today's New Hampshire primary is whether Marco Rubio was seriously damaged by Chris Christie's verbal assault during Saturday's debate between the rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

Bizarrely, Rubio returned to the same talking point four times during the debate, even after Christie mocked him for running a campaign built on 25-second sound bites. Florida's freshman senator obviously wanted to drill into voters' minds his argument that President Obama, far from being a clueless neophyte as Donald Trump and other GOP candidates contend, knew exeactly what he wanted to do in office. Rubio's goal was to make two...

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