Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina bounced off the main GOP debate stage


Welcome to Trail Guide, your host through the wilds of the 2016 presidential campaign. It’s Monday, Jan. 11, and here’s what we’re talking about:

  • The Republican debate stage for this week is set and Rand Paul and Carly Fiorina did not make the cut
  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad weighs in on the Ted Cruz citizenship controversy
  • Hillary Clinton continues to showcase divisions with Bernie Sanders on gun control, and has netted the endorsement of former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting
  • Tommy Chong is supporting Sanders’ bid for the Democratic presidential nomination