Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.
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The top nine candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination take to the stage Tuesday for the last debate of 2015.
Before the contest airs at 8:30 p.m. on CNN, catch up here with the most recent-fact checks on candidate claims.
The top 10 candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination will appear in their third debate Wednesday, just a week after the first Democratic debate further solidified former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as that party's frontrunner.
Two Republicans have withdrawn from the crowded field, which still requires an "undercard" debate of lower performing candidates at 6 p.m.
The main debate will air live from Boulder, Colo. on CNBC starting at 8 p.m. Click on the headline for more on those candidates.
We review fact checks on statements by, and about, the former secretary of state ahead of her first trip to the Badger State in her 2016 presidential campaign.