17/09/2015 04:14 BST | Updated 17/09/2015 05:59 BST

CNN's Republican Presidential Candidate Debate Explained In 17 Key Moments

Eleven candidates, all hoping to be the next president of the United States, arrived for the second Republican primary debate on Wednesday armed with attacks, quips and zingers.

Hosted by CNN at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California, the event lasted three hours. We watched every second so you don’t have to. Here’s the debate condensed into 17 key moments:

Candidates performed in front of Reagan's Air Force One.

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    The Terminator turned up.

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    Christie popped up a sausage.

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    Carson said taxing hedge fund managers more than cleaners was "socialism."

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    Grandpa from the Munsters said he wanted to rip up the Iran deal.

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    Fiorina gave Trump a death stare over comments about her face.

    Huckabee demanded a Kentucky Clerk be allowed to break the law because God.

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    Trump said he can't be expected to recognise "Arab name after Arab name."


    Christie chastised his opponents for talking about their records... then talked extensively about his record.

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    Trump soiled himself.

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    This man was invoked 394857 times.

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    George Bush's brother talked about sparking up a jay in high school.

    Rubio solved America's gun problem by "strengthening the family."

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    A man who thinks evolution is a lie offered his opinion on climate science.

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    A reality TV star gave his opinion on doses for childhood vaccines.

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    Then this.

    And the winner? Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina; a political outsider like Trump but without the bonkers.

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