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The first 2024 Republican presidential debate is in the books. Here's what happened.

  • Bias Rating

    -50% Medium Liberal

  • Reliability

    60% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    38% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -47% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

43% : The candidates also tangled on abortion, underscoring the party's challenges on the issue after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last year.
29% : Pence supports a federal ban on abortion at six weeks, before many women even know they're pregnant, and has called on the field to back a 15-week national ban as a minimum.

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