GOP candidates talk about schools a lot on the campaign trail. But that doesn't mean they are talking a lot about education, instead focusing on culture war issues on the battleground of K-12 schools.
As four candidates hotly debated issues ranging from foreign policy to gender identity to immigration, it's clear Nikki Haley is seen as a threat and Trump still looms large even when he's not there.
The second Republican debate wrapped up with seven candidates attempting to break away from the front-runner, former President Donald Trump, who was in Michigan instead of attending.
The governor of Florida, who consistently polls second in the race, has been named by many as the successor to Trump. But he has failed to gain in the polls and personnel issues roil his campaign.
The Republican presidential field is the most diverse it has ever been, raising questions about race, identity and immigration for candidates of color in an overwhelmingly white party.