Five things we learned from Tuesday's debate
October 12th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Five things we learned from Tuesday's debate

Hanover, New Hampshire (CNN) - Republican presidential rivals debated economic issues on Tuesday night and Herman Cain, the latest of the 2012 candidates to surge to the top of polls, found the bulls-eye painted on him.

Cain's "9-9-9" plan to restructure the tax code was the target Tuesday with rivals saying the plan was unrealistic and had little chance of being adopted. Cain's economic credentials were also questioned.

Here are five lessons from the debate.

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Filed under: 2012 • Debate • New Hampshire • Republican
GOP rivals look to deep-six Cain's 9-9-9 plan in debate
October 11th, 2011
10:45 PM ET
3 years ago

GOP rivals look to deep-six Cain's 9-9-9 plan in debate

Hanover, New Hampshire (CNN) - Herman Cain, the latest Republican presidential candidate to surge to the top of the polls, found himself in the hot seat Tuesday night at a debate in New Hampshire centered on the economic matters.

The lynchpin of Cain's campaign, his cleverly titled "9-9-9" plan to restructure the U.S. Tax Code, came under harsh scrutiny as other Republicans on stage sought to knock the former Godfather's Pizza CEO off his pedestal.

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Filed under: 2012 • Herman Cain • Jobs • New Hampshire