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Lincoln Chafee

Essential Politics: GOP presidential contest grows more intense

Essential Politics

With Wednesday's debate among the GOP hopefuls, the presidential campaign opened a new, more intense phase in which candidates increasingly will be on the attack.

As Michael A. Memoli and Mark Z. Barabak described in their account of the debate, the latest session featured an effort by Jeb Bush to attack his one-time protégé, Sen. Marco...