After last week's primary debate, poll shows 23 percent of Republican voters support Donald Trump.
Four informed views on who's up and who's down and who's nowhere after the first GOP debate.
The second-tier GOP candidates on the economy, Iran, immigration, ISIS and abortion.
From criminal justice to common core, from ISIS to immigration, the GOP hopefuls lay down their lines.
Five candidates improved their chances; four did themselves no good. And then there was Trump.
#GOPDebate was trending on Twitter heading into Thursday night's event in Cleveland, OH.
The 80-minute debate featured seven Republican candidates whose polling numbers were too low to qualify for the prime-time event on Fox News.
The second-tier Republican presidential candidates had trouble editing down their Hillary critiques.
Be yourself, don't talk too much and steer clear of the elephant in the room.