Thursday night's first Republican presidential debate had plenty of high-octane moments, but sometimes "it's not where you start, it's where you finish."
Each candidate had 30 seconds to make their closing statement — how do you rate them, based on their final remarks?
Ohio Gov. John Kasich
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
Dr. Ben Carson
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush
The final statements and our poll were the subject of Saturday's "Pure Opelka" radio program on TheBlazeRadio.
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