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Fourteen of the 17 Republican candidates show up, but they're hamstrung by the format.


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Officers surround the scene of a tent collapse in Lancaster, N.H., Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Authorities say the circus tent collapsed when a severe storm raked the New Hampshire fairground. (Sebastian Fuentes via AP)A circus tent collapses as a severe storm rakes a northern New Hampshire fairground.


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Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks to reporters in defense of Planned Parenthood as Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., left, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, right, listen Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.


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